‘Premier Guitar’ Loves the Broad’Tron BT-2S Pickups in G2420T Streamliner

In the May issue, the Gretsch G2420T Streamliner Hollow Body with Bigsby received a stellar review from Premier Guitar’s Dave Hunter, who raved over the wallet-friendly model’s expansive tonal range and vintage-inspired appointments. “’That Great Gretsch Sound’ has already successfully morphed across several different pickup configurations and body styles in six-and-a-half decades — there’s no

Gretsch Wrapped 2018 With ‘Premier Gear Award’

Gretsch ended 2018 on a high note with a Premier Guitar Award for the G6609TFM Players Edition Broadkaster® Center Brock Double-Cut with String-Thru Bigsby®, which was prominently featured on the cover of the December issue. "Our resident Gretsch super-fan Shawn Hammond ended up fantastically impressed with the G6609TFM, one of a line of center-block semi-hollows equipped

‘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

Watch Joe Carducci Demo the New G6228FM Players Edition Jet BT and Show Off the 135th Anniversary Models for ‘Premier Guitar’

During the NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif., in late January, Gretsch’s very own Joe Carducci sat down with Premier Guitar’s Jason Shadrick for a quick rundown of the powerful all-new G6228FM Players Edition Jet™ BT, as well as a quick preview of our gorgeous 135th Anniversary Models. In the PG video, Carducci gives a bit

‘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

Premier Guitar’s Rig Rundown with Guns N’ Roses Guitarist Richard Fortus

Premier Guitar’s John Bohlinger recently met up with Guns N’ Roses guitarist Richard Fortus for a Rig Rundown featuring the vast collection of guitars that he is currently touring with. Included in Fortus’ collection is a pair of Gretsch G6136T Players Edition Falcon axes, in White and Black, as well as a one-of-a-kind Stephen Stern

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