‘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

Gretsch G6609 Players Edition Broadkaster Wins Guitarist Gear of the Year Award

The December issue of U.K.’s Guitarist magazine has named our wonderful Gretsch G6609 Players Edition Broadkaster as their 2017 “Semi-Acoustic Electrics” Gear of the Year. With high praise for the full range of Broadkaster guitars, Guitarist loved the mixing of old-school design with contemporary features. “With excellent additions like the easy-to-string String-Thru Bigsby with Gotoh

Gretsch Electromatic Featured in New Green Day Video

Mainstream punk rockers Green Day dropped a video for their new song “Back in the USA” off their recently released greatest hits album, God’s Favorite Band. Based on the ‘80s, cult sci-fi film They Live, the video features Billie Joe Armstrong and the boys discovering a secret world right before their eyes. Viewers with a

‘Guitarist’ Features the Jet Set Gretsch Shoout!

The latest edition of Guitarist magazine is jam-packed with Gretsch love. Starting with the stunning cover shot of the Cadillac Green G6128T-57 Vintage Select ’57 Duo Jet™, the November issue features a triple threat review of Gretsch guitars including the aforementioned ’57, the G6134T-58 Vintage Select ’58 Penguin™, and the more affordable G5439T Electromatic® Pro

AC/DC Guitarist Malcolm Young Laid to Rest in Sydney

Music fans and fellow artists en masse mourned the loss of AC/DC founder and legendary rhythm guitarist, Malcolm Young, as he was laid to rest this past Tuesday during a public funeral service at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney, Australia. Young, who was battling dementia, passed away peacefully on Nov. 18 at age 64 with