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Latest News Releases


November 21, 2017
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today released the JMJ Road Worn® Mustang® Bass, the latest addition to the Fender Artist Signature Series that debuted at Summer NAMM 2017. Evocative of JMJ’s (Justin Meldal-Johnsen) versatile music background, the bass is modeled after his own vintage 1966 Daphne Blue 4-string Mustang Bass. Often working behind the scenes, JMJ has used his prized Mustang Bass and diverse talents – from playing to producing – to make a big impact on the modern rock genre in collaboration with countless acclaimed artists. The JMJ Road Worn Mustang Bass project was inspired by JMJ’s constant pursuit of new ideas and sounds, as well as an instinct to piece together multiple components to build something meaningful. The result is an artist signature model that epitomizes the features and tone JMJ loves about his original Mustang, giving him the chance to share it with bass buffs everywhere.
November 14, 2017
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced a collaboration with Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien for his own artist series guitar: the EOB Sustainer Stratocaster®. Fender and O’Brien joined forces to produce a guitar that’s as enigmatic and entrancing as the musician’s storied six-string orchestration is. Equipped with a Fernandes® SustainerTM unit, O’Brien designed this guitar with the intention of helping players everywhere experiment, create and find their own diverse sound.
October 31, 2017
Gretsch announces a handful of new Limited Edition models, including a G6136T Falcon™, G5422TG Electromatic® Hollow Body, G5435TG Electromatic® Pro Jet™ and a pair of G9500 Jim Dandy™ Flat Top guitars.
August 22, 2017
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today released the limited-edition George Harrison Rosewood Telecaster, inspired by the late musical legend. With only 1,000 units available worldwide, it is a masterpiece that will capture the imagination of musicians everywhere. In conjunction with the Harrison estate, Fender is commemorating his remarkable career with an instrument that embodies his elegantly restrained playing style and sound.
August 15, 2017
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced the launch of its newest addition to the Artist Signature Series: the Jimi Hendrixä Monterey Stratocaster®; it honors the late and great rock icon, whose persona and legacy is not only synonymous with the Fender Stratocaster, but also rock ‘n’ roll at large.
July 14, 2017
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced an all-new Mid-Year Collection debuting at Summer NAMM in Nashville, Tenn. The collection features seven highly collectible, limited-edition models with various finish options – all showcasing the innovative spirit of the legendary Fender Custom Shop. The endless display of creativity continues with two, limited edition creations from Master Builder Yuriy Shishkov – the Front Row Legend Esquire and Pacific Battle Strat® and Tele® guitars –both also debuting at Summer NAMM.
July 14, 2017
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced the introduction of reimagined Squier packs, Bullet models and Mini Stratocasters® at Summer NAMM 2017 in Nashville, Tenn. – all enhanced to better support beginners embarking on their musical journey. Off the heels of the launch of Fender Play, a video-based learning platform, six new Squier packs will come with a free, 30 day trial of the subscription service to jumpstart the learning process anywhere, anytime. Other new introductions include a smaller, more comfortable Mini Stratocaster and a hardtail Bullet. In addition to an array of new color options, refinements to each model include thinner and easier-to-play neck profiles, improved hardware, and more.
July 13, 2017
Charvel continues its long-held partnerships with Warren DeMartini and Jake E Lee with the release of brand-new signature models. The Warren DeMartini USA Signature Frenchie and the Jake E Lee USA Signature Blue Burst will be unveiled this week at the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, Tenn.
July 13, 2017
EVH announces a new pair of left-handed EVH® Wolfgang® WG Standard models, which will be unveiled this week at the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, Tenn.
Brand: EVH Category: Electric Guitars
July 13, 2017
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) introduces a record five new artist signature models and nine new, vintage-inspired colorways across American Elite, American Professional and Offset guitars at Summer NAMM 2017 in Nashville, Tenn. Fender’s latest artist signature models showcase the versatility of Fender’s sound across genres, while paying tribute to some of the music industry’s most-celebrated players and their vibrant stories; they include the Brad Paisley Road Worn® Telecaster®, Jimi HendrixTM Monterey Stratocaster®, George Harrison Rosewood Telecaster, JMJ Road Worn® Mustang® Bass and EOB Sustainer Stratocaster.
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