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By On Friday, November 20th, 2015

The Latest Guitar & Bass Classics: The Gibson Archtop Bible 2015 is on sale from Friday 20 November

      Gibson archtops have been at the centre of some of rock ’n’ roll’s most important recordings and, in the hands of the likes of Chuck Berry, Scotty Moore and Charlie Christian they’ve More...

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By On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Vintage Bench Test: 1954 & 1957 Gibson Les Paul Goldtops

Forget the flames and blingy ’Bursts, this month we check out two gold Les Pauls from the mid 1950s. Huw Price chooses the one that sets the Standard Welcome to the first in a new series in which we get up close More...

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By On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

News: Kossoff’s ’59 Gibson Les Paul up for auction

Paul Kossoff’s ’59 Gibson Les Paul is up for auction in Bonhams on 10 December, We’re pretty sure it’s going to make a pretty penny … The ’59 Gibson Les Paul is legendary in More...

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By On Friday, August 7th, 2015

Gibson Memphis ES-Les Paul Black Beauty & Epiphone Les Paul Standard Florentine Pro review

Most regard the midrange push of a slab of mahogany as fundamental to the timeless magic of great Les Paul tone. Chris Vinnicombe finds out what happens when you introduce a little air into the equation in the More...

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By On Sunday, July 26th, 2015

Paul Right Now: Paul Kossoff’s 1959 Gibson Les Paul up close

Though Paul Kossoff died in 1976, aged just 25, his blues-rock playing and distinctive vibrato continue to influence guitarists across the globe. Steve Clarke analyses his ’59 Gibson Les Paul Standard in unprecedented More...

By On Monday, April 20th, 2015

Musikmesse 2015: Gibson Custom Teases True Historic Les Pauls

The most vintage-accurate Les Paul reissues ever? Following their first appearance at NAMM, ‪#‎musikmesse‬ again finds Gibson Custom teasing us with its forthcoming True Historic models. Not only are More...

By On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

NAMM 2015: Gibson Reference Monitors

Gibson will be unveiling some snazzy looking reference monitors, read on for the full story     Press Release Nashville, TN (January 20, 2015) — Gibson Brands, Inc. continues to honor the roots More...

By On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Gibson Releases Bob Dylan Signature Guitar

Gibson have just released the Bob Dylan signature guitar – a replica of his highly-customized, iconic SJ-200. It looks a beauty! Read on for more info: Press Release Nashville, TN (December 5, 2013) — More...

By On Monday, September 29th, 2014

Vintage Guitars – Guitars Gibson Should Never Have Made

Any guitar maker with a 100-year history is going to drop clangers from time to time. Sid Bishop looks at the misses from Michigan… Gibson have been in the guitar-making business for 120 years. They’ve More...

By On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Guitar and Bass Classics – Gibson Les Paul Bible

Guitar and Bass Classics – Gibson Les Paul Bible is on sale now. The ultimate guide to one of the finest guitar models of all time. We explore the history, design, usage and legacy of this classic.     Can More...