Richard Fortus Showcases his New Signature Falcons

With a multitude of projects over the years headlined by a nearly two-decade stint with rock powerhouse Guns N’ Roses, Richard Fortus is known as one of the most respected guitarists in the world. And as Fortus tours the globe with Guns, he wows packed stadiums with a set of his new signature Gretsch Falcons.

Alyssa Bonagura Gives Moving Acoustic Performance

Prolific indie singer-songwriter Alyssa Bonagura brings us a hopeful gem with a new music video and memorable acoustic performance of single, “New Wings.” Shot in her home studio in Franklin, Tenn., Bonagura’s soulful voice pairs beautifully with her Gretsch G5021 Limited Edition Rancher™ Penguin™ Parlor in Casino Gold. Music has been a way of life

Caroline Jones Performs ‘Chasin’ Me’ on the ‘Bachelorette’

Pop-country artist Caroline Jones is ramping up for the Nov. 12 release of sophomore album, and had the opportunity to perform its track “Chasin’ Me” in front of a national television audience. The mood-setting performance went down on the Oct. 26 episode of the Bachelorette during a date between Michelle and Jamie.  After spending the

A Dream Comes True as Brandi Carlile Makes a Smashing ‘SNL’ Debut

Grammy-award winning artist Brandi Carlile conquered the stage during her musical guest debut on Saturday Night Live with two brilliant performances of songs from new album In These Silent Days. With Ted Lasso star and former SNL cast member Jason Sudeikis also making his hosting debut, the episode proved to be a memorable one.  

Husband-and-Wife Duo Ida Mae’s ‘Click Click Domino’ Drops Friday

Photo by Joe Hottinger Husband-and-wife duo Ida Mae’s sophomore studio album Click Click Domino is set to arrive this Friday, July 16, and we are enjoying all of the goodies they have been trickling out lately — from live performance streams to Chris Turpin’s appearance on Premier Guitar’s “Hooked” series to the official music video

Watch Claudia Hoyser’s Performance of ‘Didn’t Do the Pourin’

With five non-stop years in the rearview mirror, American Country artist and social influencer Claudia Hoyser released her debut full-length record Red Light's Turning Green last week on June 25th. Dropped to coincide on both her and co-writer Tony Gross 's birthday, the album features 14 original songs that were recorded on the same console

Brian Setzer New Album Due Out Aug. 27; Watch Video for ‘Gotta Have the Rumble’

Gretsch signature artist and rockabilly legend Brian Setzer will release Gotta Have the Rumble, his first solo album in 7 years, August 27 on Surfdog Records physically (CD) and digitally, with the vinyl out this fall (TBA). "Obviously, it's a reference to my motorcycles and hot rods, something that hasn't changed since I was 15

Angus and Stevie Young Talk Malcolm’s Influence on ‘Power Up’ with VG

In the January issue of 'Vintage Guitar,' Angus and Stevie Young chatted about how Malcolm Young inspired the tonal style heard on AC/DC’s latest studio album 'Power Up.'

Famed New York Dolls’ Sylvain Sylvain Dead at 69

Gretsch is saddened to learn of the passing of famed guitarist Sylvain Sylvain.

Joe Robinson Releases Fifth Studio Album ‘Borders’

Guitar sensation Joe Robinson spent time in lockdown writing material for his soulful fifth studio album 'Borders.'