Gibson Unveils Low-Cost SG Classic Faded… A Musician's Friend Exclusive

I have to hand it to them, Gibson seems to be finally catching on... they've released more affordable new guitar models this year than in any previous year that I can remember, and they seem to finally be putting an end to the idea that Gibsons are only for those with thick pocketbooks. Being a lover of all things P-90 I'm happy to report that the…

Play Guitar!

Learning to play guitar can seem daunting, but it doesn't have to be... I've been playing the guitar for some 27 years, and after a lot of trial and error I've learned a few things about the art of learning. One thing I've discovered –– I don't learn squat from books. For me, it's all about instructional guitar DVDs or online lessons. The abi…

Epiphone Announces ‘70s Inspired Les Paul Custom Blackback

If you're in the market for a nicely priced LP with a distinctive design, you may want to take a closer look at this... Gibson this week has announced the eminent release of a their new Epiphone ‘70s Inspired Les Paul Custom Blackback. Apparently based on the popular Arctic White-finished Les Pauls of the 1970s, this latest release features an "…

Gibson Introduces Limited Run SG Special '60s Tribute

So I've been taking some time off writing for the last few months, but when this announcement came through my gmail account I knew I was going to have to break my silence. As many of my old readers know, Gibson's iconic SG Special is a guitar that's particularly close to my heart (there is literally nothing about this guitar that I don't love, fro…