See the Latest from Gretsch with Premier Guitar

Premier Guitar’s John Bohlinger caught up with Gretsch at the Summer 2017 NAMM show last month, and the video review is now available. Gretsch Product Manager Dave Gonzalez introduced several brand new additions to the lineup, including the G6118T Players Edition Anniversary™ with String-Thru Bigsby® and G6122TFM Players Edition Country Gentleman® with String-Thru Bigsby®. The

Watch Band of Skulls’ Rig Rundown

In a new Rig Rundown with Premier Guitar, Band of Skulls' Russel Marsden goes through the gear he's currently using out on the road, including his Gretsch G6118TV-LTV 130th Anniversary Junior, which he says is "the other end of things" compared to his Jazzmaster guitars. A longtime Falcon user, Marsden said he's steered towards using

Watch AC/DC Rig Rundown

In a new Rig Rundown, Premier Guitar's Chris Kies caught up with AC/DC techs Trace Foster and Greg Howard for a close look at the gear that is driving their massive show. After taking an in-depth look at Angus Young's rig with Foster to start the clip, Howard shares some fascinating insight into the gear

Premier Guitar Reviews the G2622T Streamliner in Quick Hits Feature

In the August issue of Premier Guitar, Jason Shadrick reviews the G2622T Streamliner Center Block with Bigsby in the magazine’s “Quick Hits” feature. The short and sweet spot offers a quick overview of the Streamliner’s feature set, and praises the guitar for aesthetics, value and versatility. “Now, more than ever, this tried-and-true tonal recipe has

Premier Guitar Channels Scotty Moore for New Guitar Lesson

Ever wonder how to achieve that classic sound Scotty Moore made famous? Premier Guitar's John Bohlinger straps on a White Falcon, and breaks down the galloping techniques that will have you strumming like Elvis Presley's legendary guitarist in no time. Watch Bohlinger's step-by-step instruction below to easily master the I-IV-V cascading progression, complete with picking

Premier Guitar Explores New Collections at NAMM

Premier Guitar stopped by the Gretsch booth at the 2016 NAMM Show to get a glimpse of the new Streamliner, Golden Era and Players Editions Collections. Watch Gretsch’s Joe Carducci demo and discuss these new instruments below.

Premier Guitar Spotlights a Vintage Gretsch 1957 6120

Premier Guitar’s John Bohlinger sat down recently with Lloyd Nicely of Gruhn Guitars to demo a vintage Gretsch 1957 6120 for an "Axes & Artifacts" segment. In the video, Nicely explains the unique features that Gretsch built for Chet Atkins based on what they believed the musician would desire in an instrument. (Later, Gretsch would

Premier Guitar Features 1962 Gretsch 6196 in its Vintage Vault

In the April 2015 issue, Premier Guitar put a spotlight on a 1962 Gretsch 6196 as part of its Vintage Vault series. The instrument, on display at Dave's Guitar Shop in La Cross, Wisc., has features often associated with Gretsch guitars from 1962, including a "cushioned for comfort" back pad that hid a hole designed

Premier Guitar Reviews G5620T-CB Electromatic Center-Block

The Gretsch Center-Blocks continue to get love from the various music mags, including a great review recently from Premier Guitar. "The 24.6"-scale 5620 is a shining example of how Gretsch’s Electromatic line has evolved over the last few years," wrote reviewer Shawn Hammond. "What once seemed a dipping of the toes into entry-level waters has,

Patrick Stump Runs Through His Rig with Premier Guitar

Premier Guitar recently caught up with the guys in Fall Out Boy during a tour stop just outside of Nashville, and frontman Patrick Stump walked them through all his gear, including his signature Stump-O-Matic guitar. "When I had this designed, I really was going for something that was a Swiss Army knife," Stump said.  "I