Ibanez & Bungie Giving Away Custom Halo 3 Xiphos Guitars

If you're a mad Master Chief fanatic like me (much to my beautiful wife's dismay,) you'll definitely want to get in on this giveaway from Ibanez and Bungie. As if the Halo 3 marketing juggernaut weren't already powerful enough––they're pawning off energy drinks for gawd's sake––Ibanez is now set to give away three Custom Halo 3 Xiphos XPT7…

Summer NAMM 2007: Two More Sweet Hollowbodies From Ibanez

Moving right along with our ongoing NAMM 2007 coverage (I promise, this won't last much longer,) Ibanez unveiled yet two more handsome additions to its Artcore line of hollowbody guitars this weekend––the semi-acoustic AS73B, and the Artcore Custom AS103BM. Both instruments feature the same basic double-cutaway design, sound block-mounted pick…

Summer NAMM 2007: Ibanez Introduces Artcore Custom AF105SM

I've been a big fan of Ibanez's low-cost Artcore Series of jazz boxes since they were first introduced in 2002, so I'm more than happy to see that the line is continuing to expand, and looking better all the time. Over the weekend, at Austin's Summer NAMM 2007 show, Ibanez introduced this gorgeous new hollowbody archtop––the Artcore Custom AF1…

Summer NAMM 2007: Ibanez Unleashes The Monsterous RGR320EX

I don't know about you, but I'm pretty sure that if the Grinch banged heads the Ibanez RGR320EX would be his weapon of choice. Playing off the popularity of its truly classic RG series of shredders (heck, these guitars have been around for over 20 years,) Ibanez today announced the release of this dangerously green beasty––the badly named (or …