Ricky Warwick On His Love Of Gretsch & Rock ‘n’ Roll

Do you remember when you fell in love with rock ‘n’ roll? How about the first time you set eyes on a Gretsch? In a new video, Ricky Warwick of the Irish-American hard rock band Black Star Riders tells us about his earliest memories of music and how Gretsch’s timeless look drew his attention. “The

MAGIC! Is Back With A New Single “Kiss Me”

Pop-reggae fusion band MAGIC! is here to provide your summer soundtrack with the catchy new single “Kiss Me.” In the newly released music video for the breezy track, lead singer Nasri gets down and dances to his bandmates jamming on their instruments. Equipped with a Gretsch Electromatic Center Block, Mark Pellizzer provides the funky guitar

Duane Eddy Talks Signature 6-String Bass

In a new exclusive video with Gretsch, Duane Eddy showcases his Limited Edition G6120TB-DE Duane Eddy Signature 6-string Gretsch bass, nicknamed Tic-Tac-Twang. “It’s a 6-string bass guitar … to replace the Danelectro [6-string bass]; This is far superior,” says Eddy with a slight grin. Eddy rose to prominence as an early pioneer of the instrumental

Let Us Introduce You to 9 Brand-New Gretsch Guitars

Gretsch is excited to unveil a slew of limited edition models and swank new colors to our arsenal this week at Summer NAMM. Lend your eyes to these 9 brand new splendors—available this fall for your playing pleasure. G6131-MY Malcolm Young Signature Jet™  Gretsch proudly honors the late Malcolm Young and his iconic rhythm guitar

‘Premier Guitar’ Interviews the Sultan of Twang Duane Eddy

King of Twang Duane Eddy gave a fantastic interview to Premier Guitar magazine’s Michael Ross for the March issue, detailing his storied history and the incredible impact he’s had on music. With over 60 years of playing under his belt, the reverb-drenched tone that Eddy helped create has been massively influential, inspiring countless Americana acts

9 NEW Wall-Shaking Gretsch Jets

2018 brings a bevy of beautiful new Gretsch Jets to the table. From the all-new Players Edition Jet™ BT and Electromatic® Jet BT models, fueled by our powerful Broad’Tron pickups, to our Players Edition Jet™ FT featuring Filter’Tron pickups, these solid bodies are the culmination of over half a century of tonal performance and magic.

10 Marvelous Gretsch Custom Shop Masterpieces

The Gretsch Custom Shop, led by Senior Master Builder Stephen Stern, came out swinging for this year’s NAMM Show in Anaheim, Cali. During a private Custom Shop event on Wednesday night, the team showcased 10 marvelous builds ranging from retro to righteous. Here's a look at each of these remarkable custom beauties: Gretsch Custom Shop

Jim Heath on the Signature Gretsch “Twang”

“It’s twang baby, twang — the Gretsch sound is all about that twang,” said Reverend Horton Heat frontman Jim Heath when he sat down for an exclusive video interview that covered everything from his Gretsch origins to what makes his signature G6120RHH Reverend Horton Heat Signature Hollow Body with Bigsby® so special. Heath was first

‘Premier Guitar’ Loves the G6609TFM Players Edition Broadkaster

The January issue of Premier Guitar magazine features a stellar review of the Gretsch G6609TFM Players Edition Broadkaster Center Block. Reviewer Shawn Hammond loved the impressive build and setup quality as well as the super-flexible Filter’Tron pickups, awarding it with the “Premier Gear” stamp of approval. For this particular instrument, modern meets vintage is the

Jesus Culture Band Leader Chris Quilala Talks About the Legendary Gretsch Name & Sound

With such a distinct and unique look, very few guitars are as instantly memorable as the Gretsch White Falcon. For Jesus Culture band leader Chris Quilala, the White Falcon was the very first time he had ever seen a Gretsch, and he too was struck by its powerful presence. “It’s so captivating because it’s such