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From Townshend to Trucks: 10 Giants of the Gibson SG

Russell Hall
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07.25.2014

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It’s hardly surprising that many of rock’s most legendary guitarists have plied their craft on a Gibson SG. With its warm sustain, silky fretboard and sharp cutaways, the SG is conducive to all types of playing—from searing solos to chunky rhythms to sinewy leads. Moreover, the SG’s sleek, lightweight design and striking beauty makes it a much-favored instrument for live performance.
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Interview: Jonathan Jackson from TV’s Nashville

Ted Drozdowski
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07.24.2014

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Gear is the star attraction of the annual Summer NAMM show, but on the event’s final day, this past Saturday, one of the biggest crowds gathered to hear the debut NAMM show performance of Jonathan Jackson.
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Slash’s Best Covers

Daniel Eriksson
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07.23.2014

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Aside from writing some of the best songs and riffs in rock history, guitarist Slash has done some really awesome cover tunes as well. Some songs were recorded by his bands Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver, either as album tracks or as B-sides. But Slash has also done some really great covers that never made it to the studio, but are stand out live tracks in their own right. Here we list Mr. Saul Hudson’s ten best covers.
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Mayhem Interview: Trivium’s Matt Heafy on New Music and His 6 and 7-strings

Anne Erickson
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07.23.2014

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After a scorching set at a recent Mayhem stop, Gibson.com caught up with the always articulate Heafy to talk about why he believes “the Les Paul is the perfect instrument” and when to expect new Trivium music.
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The Gibson Les Paul's Boldest Ever Finishes

Michael Leonard
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07.22.2014

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Back in the day, Gibson Les Paul colors were relatively simple – various sunbursts, goldtop, black, white, TV yellow on Juniors and Specials, maybe a red... But while all these are still ongoing, bolder finishes have made their way into the Les Paul lineup.
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Gibson Brands Show Strong at Summer NAMM

Ted Drozdowski
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07.21.2014

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Strategically clustered near the front of the Music City Center, the Gibson Brands booths at this summer’s NAMM Show comprised a quick walking tour of the company’s diversity, displaying new products from Gibson, KRK Systems and Cakewalk, Cerwin-Vega! and TASCAM.
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Top 10 Metal Guitarists of All Time

Anne Erickson
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07.21.2014

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Of all of rock ‘n’ roll’s many styles, metal is the most brutal, with its high volume, broadening textures and pure drama. No matter the exact sub-genre, metal music is held together by a reliance on loud, riffing guitars and, of course, an inspiriting lead guitarist.
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Billie Joe Armstrong’s Gibson Guitars

Michael Leonard
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07.20.2014

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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong turned 42 this month and during the last decade he’s matured into something of a vintage guitar aficionado. For his Gibsons, Armstrong relies on an array of Les Paul Juniors, Standards, Specials, an SG, an ES-335, his J-200s, an ES-135 and even a Custom Shop Les Paul.
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Ear Training: How I Learned Intervals from Black Sabbath

Peter Hodgson
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07.19.2014

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If you can hum a riff, it’s often easier to figure out how far apart each note is on the fretboard. It goes both ways: singing a riff can help you to transfer it to guitar, while learning a riff on guitar and then transferring it to vocals can teach your subconscious self all sorts of helpful things about melody and rhythm that might not be apparent from looking at the fretboard.
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A Guitar Geek's Guide to Gibson Flying Vs and Explorers

Michael Leonard
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07.18.2014

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Gibson launched the Flying V and Explorer models in 1958, as part of the company’s Modernist range. Fifty-six years on, the two remain stunning examples of guitar design. They are “rock'n'roll meets The Jetsons” (thanks for that soundbite, Mr Billy F. Gibbons!) and remain two of the most radical guitars ever made and still made.
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