Gretsch G5222 and G5655T Land On ‘Guitarist’ Magazine’s Best Guitars for Under $1,000 List

The Gretsch G5222 Electromatic® Double Jet™ and G5655T Electromatic Center Block Jr. Single-Cut each nabbed a slot on Guitarist magazine’s list of best guitars for under $1,000. “There’s never been a better time to buy a guitar under a grand and there are some absolute belters to be had,” wrote Guitarist in their September issue.

Richard Fortus Previews Signature Falcon Prototype for ‘#FalconFriday’

Guns N’ Roses guitarist Richard Fortus kicked things into high gear last #FalconFriday with a slick preview of the prototype of his upcoming signature Gretsch Falcon model. “We are doing two models!” said Fortus. “One is an Antique White and the other one will be Black. Both will have tortoise binding, and both will have

Motor Sister Cover AC/DC

Motor Sister’s got rhythm. The supergroup gave a thunderous performance of AC/DC’s “Girls Got Rhythm” off their hit 1979 album Highway to Hell. Frontwoman Pearl Aday showed off her potent vocals, while guitarist Scott Ian captured Malcolm Young’s iconic rhythm work flawlessly on his G6131MY-CS Custom Shop Malcolm Young "Salute" Jet. As Ian says, watch

Relive the Best of Billy Duffy’s ‘#FalconFriday’ Performances

To say we have missed live shows during the pandemic is a vast understatement. Thankfully, The Cult’s Billy Duffy swung into action and has been entertaining us every Friday on Instagram with #FalconFriday, in which he puts songs from the band’s catalog in a head-to-head battle. During the week, he uses the Instagram poll and

We’ve Got 10 New Gretsch Temptations Coming Your Way

Another new year is upon us and we’ve got plenty of tempting new guitars coming your way to keep your musical creativity flowing. Here’s a quick introduction to 10 of our new oh-so tempting Gretsch models. G6636T Players Edition Falcon™ Center Block with String-Thru Bigsby® Want the venerable Black Falcon style, but the full-size hollow

Andertons Take Gretsch Jets For A Spin

The Andertons Music Co. guys are back with a new video review of the G6228 Players Edition Jet™ BT with V-Stoptail and G5220 Electromatic® Jet™ BT with V-Stoptail. After a fuzz-filled bluesy jam session, Lee “The Captain” Anderton and Rob Chapman break down the features of these beauties. “The first thing you notice when you

Alex Chadwick Loves His Broadkaster

Well known for his stellar “100 Riffs” videos, Alex Chadwick again showed his guitar dexterity on a G6659TG Players Edition Broadkaster Jr. during a Plugged In session at Chicago Music Exchange with his band Western Automatic. "I use the Broadkaster specifically because it’s a little more aggressive than my Strats but more mellow and resonant

Aerosmith Rocks The ‘Tonight Show’

Musical guest Aerosmith hit the set of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last Thursday, performing “Mama Kin” and “Big Ten Inch Record” to an energetic crowd. Lead singer Steven Tyler put on a spirited show with his screaming vocals on full display, while guitarist Brad Whitford provided the bluesy rock stylings on a G6228FM