December 2016

Gibson

Auction to Feature Les Paul's Original "Black Beauty", Chet Atkins' "Dark Eyes" Gretsch, and More

January 8, 2015
Also included in the auction will be various pieces of gear from Les' home studio.
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Rig Rundown: Lucinda Williams, Stuart Mathis, and David Sutton

December 17, 2014
The Americana-meets-blues band shows off their classic gear while Williams boasts a minimalist setup that reflects her rootsy songwriting approach.
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Vintage Vault: Gibson ES-335TN 1959 and 1960

December 14, 2014
An intimate look at one of Gibson’s most cherished vintage models.
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Gibson Introduces Bob Dylan Signature Models

December 5, 2014
An exact replica of Bob’s personal highly-customized SJ-200.
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Acoustic Soundboard: Ladder-Bracing Revival

December 3, 2014
Ladder-bracing has an interesting foothold in the history, and future, of guitar making.
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Mod Garage: Varitone Wiring, Reloaded and Extended

November 28, 2014
Cool variations on Gibson’s multi-cap tone control.
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Rig Rundown: Mastodon (2014)

November 26, 2014
The prog-metal juggernauts’ setup epitomizes straight-ahead rock ’n’ roll.
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Forgotten Hero: Ollie Halsall

November 20, 2014
The rise and fall of one of the most original guitar players to emerge from the 1960s British Invasion.
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Vintage Vault: 1961 Gibson Hummingbird

November 20, 2014
Gibson’s first “square shoulder” flattop was a warm-toned classic.
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Gibson Introduces Six New Models Including the Firebird 7 and Les Paul Florentine

November 14, 2014
The other models include the Les Paul Classic "Rock" Series, Blackout Explorer, '59 ES-225, and SGS3 2015.
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Gibson Releases the Dave Grohl ES-335

November 12, 2014
The signature model exhibits visual characteristics of the Trini Lopez model of the ’60s.
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Tone Tips: A Working Guitarist’s Arsenal

November 12, 2014
Being a well-rounded sideman and session player requires more than just a couple of guitars.
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Gibson Releases the Robbie Krieger 1954 Les Paul Custom and ES-335 Lemon Burst

November 10, 2014
The first 50 guitars—hand aged by Gibson—will also be played, approved and signed by Robby himself.
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Rig Rundown: Alice Cooper’s Ryan Roxie, Tommy Henriksen, and Nita Strauss

November 5, 2014
The guitar trio details the gear they use to fuel the shock-rock shenanigans every night.
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Rig Rundown: The War on Drugs

October 29, 2014
The indie rocker combines’ vintage Gibsons and Hiwatts with modern Fenders and a Bradshaw system.
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Joe Perry: 43 Years of Wrenching Strings with Aerosmith

October 28, 2014
Touring a new tell-all autobiography, Aerosmith’s riffmeister reflects on the highs and lows of a colorful career.
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Vintage Vault: 1956 Gibson Les Paul Model

October 27, 2014
An über-rare version of an already elusive beast.
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Rig Rundown: The Gaslight Anthem

October 22, 2014
The Garden State rockers walk us through their vintage-meets-modern setups.
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GALLERY: Austin City Limits Festival 2014

October 21, 2014
Guitar highlights from the South’s live music capital.
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Gibson Releases the Bill Kelliher “Halcyon” Les Paul

October 15, 2014
The Mastodon guitarist's signature model comes with a pair of Lace Dissonant Aggressor pickups.
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