Posts Tagged

Gibson

Photo of Dave Mustaine from Megadeth

Dave Mustaine has partnered with Gibson as a brand ambassador and together they have started work on the Dave Mustaine Collection, which will cover acoustic and electric guitars across the Gibson, Epiphone and Kramer range. Dave Mustaine told MetalTalk: “One of first albums I ever bought was Kiss Alive. On …
Photo of Randy Smith, Founder of Mesa/Boogie.

Mesa/Boogie, the iconc guitar amplification company, is now officially part of the legendary Gibson guitar brand. The original ‘Boutique’ amplifier company was founded 51 years ago by Randy Smith, who will join Gibson as Master Designer. Randy told MetalTalk: “I am 75 years-old and still at work every day. This is …
Jimi Hendrix performs with his 1967 Gibson SG on The Dick Cavett Show. 9 September 1969

Gibson guitars are to release two signature guitars, the Jimi Hendrix™ 1969 Flying V in Aged Ebony and the Jimi Hendrix™ 1967 SG Custom in Aged Polaris White. “Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.” – Jimi …
Adam Jones 1979 Les Paul Custom in Silverburst. VOS version and Aged and Signed version.

A Sweetwater Music truck was targeted at the Flying J Travel Center in Whiteland, Indiana, where a pallet of new Gibson Adam Jones 1979 Les Paul Custom Silverburst guitars was stolen on 30 October 2020. Sweetwater Chief Supply Chain and Merchandising Officer Phil Rich told MetalTalk: “Somehow out of a …
Photo of the 1952 Gibson Ledger

Missing for over 30 years, Gibson have heightened the search for the shipping ledgers for the years 1959 and 1960 and are offering a $59,000 cash reward for the return of the books, with no questions asked. The ledgers, which contain the shipping records for all Gibson guitars created during …
Photo of Richie Faulkner from Gibson TV

Gibson, the iconic brand formally launched in 1902, have announced that a new original series, ‘Riff Lords’, will be launched for free. Hosted on the Gibson website and YouTube, ‘Riff Lords’ is a ‘how to’ series offering a exquisite chance to learn from the professionals themselves.  The two current episodes …