5 Gretsch Guitars to Drool Over

There is admittedly an endless amount of eye candy all across the 2015 NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif., this week, but let's be real ... Gretsch guitars are gorgeous! Here are 5 Gretsch guitars to drool over ... Gretsch Custom Shop Bayou Roundup Built by Master Builder Steve Stern, this Custom Shop axe is truly

Ted Sablay on his Gretsch Guitars

The Killers touring guitarist Ted Sablay sat down with Gretsch to discuss how he got into playing guitar and what led him to Gretsch.

The History and Magic of Gretsch Guitars

Join some of the world's greatest Gretsch guitarists for a fascinating look at Gretsch guitars—their dazzling style, fantastic tone, colorful history and more. "The History and Magic of Gretsch Guitars" features artists including Duane Eddy, the Cult's Billy Duffy, Jim "Reverend Horton Heat" Heath, Collective Soul's Ed Roland, Brian Setzer, Billy Zoom and others, and

Parade Interviews Fred Gretsch About Beatlemania

Fifty years ago, on Feb. 9, 1964, the Beatles made their U.S. television debut appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show. With George Harrison rocking a Gretsch Duo Jet that night, business skyrocketed for Gretsch guitars. President and CEO Fred Gretsch recently spoke with Parade about how Beatlemania transformed his family-owned company. “Overnight, thousands of garage bands

Go Behind the Scenes With Reverend Horton Heat

Reverend Horton Heat has a new album coming out on Jan. 21 that is appropriately titled Rev, and Guitar World recently offered fans a behind-the-scened look at what's to come. The music mag went into the studio with bassist Jimbo Wallace and Jim "The Rev" Heath, and the duo discussed the recording process and their

Gretsch on ’60s U.S. Series TV

Gretsch guitars were all over the tube in the 1960s. Big hollow-body guitars remained in widespread use in rock and pop throughout the entire decade, and it seemed at times as though you couldn’t throw a rock without hitting a TV set that was showing some variety or music show featuring some band that had

Gretsch Hot Rod Walt Pinstripe Guitars

Check out one of the new Gretsch Hot Rod Walt guitars receiving its custom pinstripe paint job. A limited run of these guitars are shipping out now to dealers worldwide. Get 'em while you can!

Patrick Stump Discusses His New Gretsch Signature Model

Fall Out Boy is back and better than ever in 2013, and so is singer/guitarist Patrick Stump’s signature Gretsch guitar model, the G5135CVT-PS Stump-O-Matic Patrick Vaughn Stump Signature Electromatic® CVT, as seen (and heard) below. In this video clip, Stump himself gives you a guided tour of the guitar, which now features a white finish

GretschTech: the Zero Fret

What’s the deal with the zero fret found on some Gretsch guitars? What is it, why is it there and what does it do? A “zero fret” is an extra fret located directly in front of the nut. You don’t often see them these days, although they were once fairly commonplace. Regarded today

Watch Allen Stone Perform ‘Unaware’

Allen Stone recently visited with the Gretsch crew and offered a soulful performance of “Unaware,” a track off his eponymous self-released 2011 album.