USA: 1-800-4GIBSON
Europe: 00+8004GIBSON1
GibsonProductsStoreNews-LifestyleLessonsCommunity24/7 Support
Features
Gibson RSS Feed
Gibson on YouTube
Gibson on Facebook
Gibson on Twitter
Follow Us
Follow Us

Christmas Music Overload? 10 Twisted Classics to Keep Your Yule Cool

Ted Drozdowski
|

12.23.2013

|
Comments
Tired of the same old Christmas music? Even cool stuff, like the classic instrumental holiday albums by The Ventures and Booker T. & the MG’s? Try these severely twisted alternatives – 10 tunes that take merry and bright to a whole ’nother planet.
More...

Merry Axemas, Guitar Lovers!

Peter Hodgson
|

12.23.2013

|
Comments
Aah, Christmas. That magical time of year. Searing hot temperatures, backyard cricket, screaming guitars… okay, I'm in Australia where pretty much everything is flipped around, so perhaps my experiences of the first two things are different to most of those reading this. But if there's one thing we southern hemispherians can agree on with you northerners and your enviable white Christmases and your reduced risk of Christmas Day heatstroke, surely it's that Christmas carols are much more fun when they're screaming out of a guitar.
More...

Gibson Guitars On TV: How Props Master Danny Rowe Finds the Great Six-Strings on Nashville

Ted Drozdowski
|

12.23.2013

|
Comments
For most fans of TV’s Nashville, the show’s main attraction is watching its stars like Connie Britton, Hayden Panettiere, Jonathan Jackson and Charles Esten cannonball through a plotline that twists around romance, deception, drug addiction, political intrigue and other turns. But the eyes of guitar players are glued to the gorgeous parade of six-strings that make constant cameo appearances onscreen, including many acoustic and electric instruments provided by Gibson Brands.
More...

Les Paul’s Recording Innovations

Michael Leonard
|

12.23.2013

|
Comments
Les Paul will forever be associated with the Gibson solidbody guitar that bears his name, but the late maestro’s achievements with recording technology were just as – if not more – influential on the scope of modern music.
More...

10 Rock and Metal Christmas Albums That Aren’t Horrible

Anne Erickson
|

12.21.2013

|
Comments
Christmas and heavy music make for strange bedfellows. That said, a handful of rock and metal personalities have managed to knock out holiday sets that are actually really good, both placing their muscular stamp on Christmas classics and crafting entirely new yuletide tunes. Read on for 10 hard rock and metal Christmas albums that might prove the perfect fit for background music at Christmas dinner. Okay, maybe that’s a stretch, but, nonetheless, these releases sure rock!
More...

Inside The Book “Birth School Metallica Death”

Michael Leonard
|

12.20.2013

|
Comments
Rock biographies are everywhere, but the best ones have great access to the artists. Birth School Metallica Death is one of those books and it’s a rollercoaster read.
More...

The Biggest Rock Tours of 2013

Daniel Eriksson
|

12.20.2013

|
Comments
With album sales being down considerably in the past decade artists have to rely much more on touring than before. From a fan’s perspective this is a good thing. Your favorite band will probably come around more often, and many have stepped up the quality of their live performances with longer shows and more varied set lists.
More...

Top 10 Gibson.com Interviews of 2013!

Anne Erickson
|

12.18.2013

|
Comments
The blitz of year-end lists is upon us, and here at Gibson.com, that means looking back at a year of killer rock interviews. From Sammy Hagar to Kirk Hammett, we’re counting down our Top 10 Gibson.com interviews of 2013!
More...

Happy Birthday Scotty Moore: How The Gibson ES-295 Legend Helped Invent Rock ‘n’ Roll Guitar

Ted Drozdowski
|

12.17.2013

|
Comments
Gadsden, Tennessee is a typical Southern small town, located north of Jackson, which is itself about another 45 minutes north of Memphis, the nearest big city. When Scotty Moore was born there 82 years ago, on December 27, 1931, it was little more than a hamlet — exactly the kind of place where most of the great formative American rock and blues musicians — from Ike Turner to Johnny Cash to Levon Helm — came from.
More...

Do the Right String: 10 Tips for Choosing Guitar Strings

Ted Drozdowski
|

12.15.2013

|
Comments
To paraphrase the title of an old jazz song, “It ain’t got that ‘zing’ without the right strings.”
More...
Displaying results 161-170 (of 4262)
 « First  < Previous   12 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16 - 17 - 18 - 19 - 20 - 21  Next >   Last »