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Latest News Releases


February 20, 2018
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today released the Eric Johnson Signature Stratocaster Thinline – Fender’s first custom-chambered semi-hollow Stratocaster guitar to include a traditional Stratocaster arm and body contours. Grammy-winning, multifaceted guitarist Eric Johnson is known for his Ah Via Musicom album and hit song “Cliffs of Dover,” as well as his perpetual search for ideal tone and new sounds. After nearly two years of refinement, Fender and Eric Johnson have co-designed his third Artist Signature Series model. Lightweight and resonant, it combines tones from his favorite semi-hollow body guitars and signature Stratocaster, pushing the boundaries of innovation at Fender and beyond.
January 26, 2018
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced the expansion of its offerings with the new Squier Contemporary Series, which includes Stratocaster® and Telecaster® electric guitars with an all-modern look, feel and sound at a meaningful price point. The first new series added to Squier’s offering in several years, this line is ideal for players – entry level and beyond – seeking progressive features in a guitar that that has authentic vibe and style.
January 25, 2018
Jackson® is excited to release a slew of new additions to the Pro Series, X Series, and JS Series lineups including the Pro Series Dinky™ DK2 Ash, the Pro Series Dinky™ DK3 Okoume, several Pro SL2 additions with new wood and color finish options, an X Series SL4X and Warrior WRX24, and new color additions for the JS Series Monarkh SC models.
January 25, 2018
Gretsch introduces new Players Edition and Electromatic® Jet™ models, as well as additional finishes for the G2220 Junior Jet™ Bass II.
January 25, 2018
Jackson® is proud to announce the addition of a brand-new signature artist to the roster in Oli Herbert from All That Remains, as well as additional signature model offerings for Act of Defiance’s Chris Broderick, Revocation’s Dave Davidson, and Misha Mansoor of Periphery.
January 25, 2018
Jackson® is proud to announce the release of the USA Signature Mick Thomson Soloist™ and the Pro Series Signature Mick Thomson Soloist™ SL2.
January 25, 2018
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today debuted its 2018 electric guitar and bass offerings at Winter NAMM in Anaheim, Calif. Catering to a diverse set of players across genres, new additions include: the American Original Series – a vintage-style line for up-and-coming and established guitar and bass players; an innovative Artist Signature Series model from venerable guitarist Eric Johnson; the limited edition Parallel Universe Collection; as well as new American Special guitar colorways.
January 24, 2018
EVH® is proud to introduce a number of new items for 2018 including the refreshed 5150III® 50W 6L6 Head, 5150III® 50W 6L6 112 and 5150III® 50W 616 212 Combo amps, the Wolfgang® Special Striped Black and White, a pair of left-handed axes in the Wolfgang® Special LH and EVH® Striped Series LH R/B/W, plus additional color options.
Brand: EVH Category: Electric Guitars
January 24, 2018
To commemorate 135 years of remarkable sound, Grestch proudly presents a pair of new models with the Limited Edition G6118T-135 Anniversary™ guitar and the G5420TG Electromatic® 135th Anniversary LTD Hollow Body Single-Cut with Bigsby® and Gold Hardware.
January 24, 2018
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today announced the introduction of its Annual and Prestige collections, including a Prestige Collection 9-Neck Guitar and a Pinball Telecaster and “Wizard” amplifier set to debut at Winter NAMM in Anaheim, Calif. 2018 also marks 30 years of the first artist signature models born out of the Custom Shop–then built in the Fender factory and released on a wider scale. With a handful of artist signature models set for release throughout 2018, the first ones unveiled at Winter NAMM include: the Jimi Hendrix Voodoo Child™ Stratocaster®; Limited Edition Eric Clapton 30th Anniversary Stratocaster®–including a custom-built version and master-built option with only 30 made by Todd Krause; and a special Vaughan Brothers set master-built by John Cruz. The Vaughan Brothers set includes a Limited Edition Jimmie Vaughan Strat® guitar and the Limited Edition Stevie Ray Vaughan Strat®, an earlier, less-beat-up version of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Number One Stratocaster® guitar.
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