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Gibson Unveils Billy F Gibbons Goldtop Les Paul

ZZ Top axe slinger gets a new signature model Les Paul

 

Gibson Guitars has partnered with legendary ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons to launch the new Billy F Gibbons Goldtop Les Paul. Gibson are referring to the guitar as a “ground up” version of the Les Paul, with Gibbons providing specific input on how to tweak everything from the electronics to actual construction.

 

The limited edition model sports a maple top, mahogany neck, maple spine, and… Read More

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Jericho Guitars Avenger Baritone

Vancouver guitar manufacturer unveils new line of Avenger baritone guitars

 

By Alex Baker

 

Jericho Guitars has unveiled its new line of Avenger baritone guitars. The Avenger comes equipped with a 27-inch scale that’s been optimized for standard tuning as well as drop tunings as low as drop G.

 

“This is not your daddy’s guitar,” explains Dave Muselman of Jericho Guitars. The instrument features… Read More

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Framus Unveils the Panthera 8-String for NAMM 2013

Six strings cramping your style? Framus offers a solution with the new Panthera

 

By Alex Baker

 

Framus International have unveiled a new 8-string version of their Panthera electric guitar ahead of this week’s NAMM convention in Anaheim.

 

The German-made Panthera is available in both right-handed and left-handed models and features a maple neck, rosewood fingerboard, and a gorgeous… Read More

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Fender Custom Shop Unveils 2013 Custom Collection

GSTV previews the eight guitars and two basses in Fender‘s Custom lineup for 2013

 

 

The Fender Custom Shop has unveiled the lineup for the 2013 Fender Customer Collection. The eight guitars and two basses included in the collection comprise some of the most meticulously crafted and sophisticated instruments the Fender Custom Shop has yet produced.

 

2013 Custom Deluxe Stratocaster®

 

  • Okume body with access

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Where Legends Live: The Rock n Roll Hall of Fame – Jeff Beck

Howard Kramer, curatorial director of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, shows off the fabulously beat-up Esquire guitar Jeff Beck played with The Yardbirds. Jimmy Page played it as well, when he was in The Yardbirds with Beck, as the two would sometimes trade instruments.  This guitar came to the Rock & Roll Hall Fame via Read More

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