Reader Poll: Hmmm, PRS With A Bigsby… What's Your Take?

Okay, so this is your chance to sound off, folks... for the last week or so I've been trying to wrap my brain around the basic aesthetic design of the new PRS Starla, but I just can't seem to come up with a definitive opinion on what I think. First off, hey––I love a Bigsby! But bolted onto a singlecut solidbody bearing the standard futuristic…

It's Official: Gibson Announces Robot Flying V & Robot X-Plorer

Well, we knew it was only a matter of time, but now it's official––it looks like Gibson's self-tuning "Robot" technology is finally trickling down into the rest of their model line, with the introduction of both a Robot Flying V, and a Robot X-Plorer. According to Gibson, both guitars will feature one-piece mahogany necks, ebony fretboards wit…

Gibson Producing Custom Shop ES-330 Long Neck

Interesting... so far I haven't heard any official word from Gibson, but according to one of the major online guitar retailers Gibson will soon be adding a new model to its current catalog of old school Electric Spanish models––the so-called ES-330 Long Neck. Not officially a "reissue," the Custom Shop ES-330 Long Neck will apparently be adorn…

David Gilmour "Black Strat" Mini-Site Now Up At Fender.com

Okay, just a quick note that Fender has published a new mini-site promoting their just-released David Gilmour Signature Series Stratocaster... They've got full specs on both the Relic and NOS versions of Gilmour's "Black Strat," along with the story behind the guitar, a timeline, and info on where to purchase this surefire collector's item. You m…

Fender Introduces Jim Adkins JA-90 Telecaster

While Fender's TC-90 thinline has been kicking around for a few years now, it's definitely not every day you see a candy apple red Telecaster decked out with dual P-90s... heck, to my eyes it's still just a little shocking. In fact, I have to say I'm more than a bit intrigued, having fallen pretty hard for the growl of a P-90 ever since I purcha…

Gibson Releases Limited Run Of Just 50 Zakk Wylde ZV Buzzsaws

Well, it's been nearly a year since rumors first started flying around the web about Gibson producing this beast, but the latest news coming out of Nashville is that the company is now releasing a strictly limited run of just 50 Inspired By Zakk Wylde ZV Buzzsaw guitars. Looking like some kind of twisted SG/Flying V hybrid from hell (yeah, it's no…