Gibson to move its headquarters to Downtown Nashville

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Cummins Station in downtown Nashville will be the future site of Gibson’s headquarters, the company has just announced. Gibson says it expects to have 100+ employees there by the end of the year. Gibson Headquarters Downtown Nashville So Gibson has decided to move its HQ from its current premises on the outskirts of Nashville where […]

Gibson CEO announces – Gibson Authorized Partnership Program

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Gibson CEO James ‘JC’ Curleigh has been interviewed by Jesse Knutson on Nashville’s News Channel 5 website and during the talk he announced a new program to work with boutique guitar builders. Gibson Authorised Partnership Program The interview uploaded to the site starts off by talking about that infamous Play Authentic video with Mark Agnesi. […]

Dean Guitars alleges Gibson threatened dealers over copyrights

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In a new twist to the ongoing Gibson lawsuit story, Armadillo has responded to the recent Gibson lawsuit by seeking the cancellation of Flying V, Explorer and ES-335 shape trademarks. According to Guitar.com, the parent company of Dean Guitars and Luna also accuses Gibson of threatening dealers selling Dean and Luna guitars with legal action. These […]

Gibson officially responds – From Confrontation To Collaboration

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Gibson has finally responded to the debacle over them taking to court of Dean Guitar over trademark infringements.  Gibson Official Statement Below is the official Gibson response in full (just ion case they remove it) and it covers the situation between them and Dean Guitars, plus gives insights into why Gibson has reacted in such […]

Gibson loses Flying V trademark case in EU court

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Gibson has just lost their Flying V trademark case in EU court. The court has stated that the Flying V body shape has “no demonstration of distinctive character”.  Flying V trademark case blow Dean Guitars’ legal team will surely be watching this outcome and using it in their defence against Gibson, over the alleged copyright infringement […]

Dean Guitars CEO Evan Rubinson: “Gibson’s claims entirely baseless”

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Armadillo Enterprises, the parent company of Dean Guitars and Luna Guitars, has responded to Gibson’s multi-million dollar trademark infringement lawsuit. Dean Guitars CEO Evan Rubinson says that Gibson’s claims “are entirely baseless”.  Dean Guitars CEO responds to Gibson Lawsuit A letter sent out to the Armadillo’s dealer network has just surfaced on Reddit. In the letter, […]

Burls Art crafts translucent 100% epoxy resin guitar

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Burls Art has made some fascinating guitars and many have involved using epoxy resin as part of the guitar body. He has embedded coloured pencils and jaw breakers in his guitars, making instruments that are nothing if not eye catching. Almost as interesting as his guitars are the videos that record his manufacturing process. His latest […]

Gibson 2019 Lineup revealed at last – A return to quality and tradition?

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Gibson has been teasing their customers with the ‘Be Ready’ campaign for. a few weeks now and today the new models for 2019 were finally released. All 25 of them are now officially launched. Is 2019 the year that Gibson springs back into life and sheds their poor image? Gibson 2019 Lineup Gibson’s new CEO James […]

Watch Burls Art build a Flying V. Out of 8 Mega Jawbreakers.

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Burls Art is at it again. This time, the celebrated builder of oddball guitars has used children’s sweets as his construction material, using 8 Mega Jawbreakers to make a Flying V. And the resulting video is nothing if not absorbing.  If you haven’t seen any of the Burls Art guitars this year, then follow this […]

Gibson launches countdown to new electric guitar models

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Gibson’s marketing department is giving us all a heads up to let us know the company is about to release new models. They want us to ‘be ready’ for the release of its new electric guitar collection. So they have included one of those countdowns on the Gibson site to make sure we get the […]