January 2019

Gibson

ARTICLES

Gibson Reveals 2019 Lineup and Signature Models

January 18, 2019
The company teamed with Chuck Berry’s Son and Grandson to create Berry’s famed ES-350T which will be out this year.
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Gibson Releases Limited-Edition Chris Cornell Tribute ES-335

January 16, 2019
A limited release of only 250 pieces will be available in Spring 2019.
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Chicago Music Exchange Collaborates with Gibson for Exclusive SG Standards

January 3, 2019
The limited run centers around the reborn T-Top humbuckers produced in the late '60s through the late '70s.
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Top 10 First Looks of 2018

December 31, 2018
You voted with your clicks! Here are PG's most-watched gear-demo videos of the year.
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Rig Rundown: Saves the Day

December 19, 2018
Watch how bassist Rodrigo Palma uses a simplistic, time-tested combination of Fender plus Ampeg, while guitarist Arun Bali employs a collection of classic guitars and stacks a hearty amount of fuzz pedals to color their brand of post-pop punk.
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Vintage Vault: 1967 Gibson ES-330TD

December 17, 2018
A hollowbody thinline guitar with a sound that appealed to jazz players.
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Fifty Years of Filth: The Story of the Mighty Tone Bender Fuzz

December 13, 2018
Zeppelin and Yardbirds recordings made it legendary, but the famous stompbox’s many iterations can be head-spinning. Here’s how to make sense of it all—and how to shop for one of the many clones.
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Rig Rundown: KT Tunstall

December 12, 2018
The charming Scottish singer-songwriter walks us through her intricate pedalboard and wows us with her ingenious, seemingly effortless looping skills.
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Rig Rundown: Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown

December 5, 2018
Blues-rock firebrands Tyler Bryant and Graham Whitford rely on loud amps and vintage guitars to get their message to the people.
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Gibson Names B.B. King a "Gibson Legacy Artist" and Releases Alpine White Limited-Edition “Lucille” ES

November 30, 2018
As part of their new role with Gibson, The B.B. King Family Trust is developing new products with Gibson.
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Slash: Living the Dream

November 27, 2018
The top-hatted one discusses his third album with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, all the Les Pauls, and the possibility of a new Guns N’ Roses album.
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Rig Rundown: Monster Magnet

November 14, 2018
The "space lords" take time for a pit stop with us to cover the everyman Gibsons, scorching Marshalls, and nasty fuzzes that ignite their psychedelic orbit.
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Matt Pike: Chug, Punch, and Sustain

November 8, 2018
The patient riffer of darkness reveals the sonics secrets—and head space—that drive his bands Sleep and High on Fire.
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Gibson Reissues The Paul 40th Anniversary Model

November 8, 2018
The updated model features a 490R neck humbucker and a 498T bridge humbucker.
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Vintage Vault: 1964 Gibson Dove

November 5, 2018
A 6-string rare bird with a bright, distinctive chirp.
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Rig Rundown: Lynyrd Skynyrd [2018]

October 31, 2018
The Southern rock guitar army of cofounder Gary Rossington and longtimers Rickey Medlocke and Mark Matejka tells the stories behind their vintage guitars, high-powered amps, and classic approach to tone.
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Gibson Les Paul Standard Review

October 26, 2018
A not-so-standard Standard offers a multitude of sonic options.
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Gibson Announces New CEO

October 23, 2018
James “JC” Curleigh joins the company as president and chief executive officer.
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Rig Rundown: Shakey Graves

October 17, 2018
The Austin singer-songwriter generates a retro-hip vibe with ’60s-style guitars, small-but-mighty amps, and a pair of pedalboards.
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James Williamson: Raw Power

October 11, 2018
The Stooges’ “forgotten boy” is now a patriarch of punk guitar whose passion for playing Les Pauls through dimed Vox AC30s remains undiminished after nearly a half-century.
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