Saturday, September 21, 2019


PRS to celebrate 35th anniversary with the “ultimate guitar festival”

PRS Guitars has announced the 10th edition of its annual concert and open house event, Experience PRS 2020, which takes place next year at...
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Summer NAMM 2019: Gibson announces collaborations with Echopark, Banker and Jimmy Wallace

Last week, Gibson announced its Authorised Partnership Programme – the much-trumpeted move ‘from confrontation to collaboration’ that the company promised in the wake of...
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Danocaster Guitars is shutting down

Owner Dan Strain’s exquisite relic’ed electrics will be missed.
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Gibson’s “shift from confrontation to collaboration” results in the Authorized Partnership Program

Under the new initiative, Gibson will enter a quid pro quo agreement with several boutique builders that allows them to build guitars based on the Nashville brand's iconic shapes.
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Dean seeks trademark cancellations against Gibson, alleges dealer interference

Armadillo responds to counterfeit lawsuit by seeking the cancellation of Flying V, Explorer and ES-335 shape trademarks, and accuses Gibson of threatening guitar stores selling Dean and Luna guitars with legal action.
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Tributes pour in for late guitar tech Alan Rogan

The Who’s guitar guardian is remembered by Fender CEO Andy Mooney, Slash, Fred Gretsch and more.
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Furch bolsters US market operations with new Nashville head office

The Czech brand has taken back the reins from distributor Stonebridge Guitars International.

“It’s time to shift from confrontation to collaboration”: Gibson breaks silence on lawsuits

Gibson releases statement acknowledging mistakes, hoping for a “constructive resolution” to the Dean case, and plans for “creative collaboration agreements” with boutique builders.

Gibson loses Flying V trademark case in EU court

UPDATE:  Warwick boss Hans-Peter Wilfer has released a statement on the outcome of the Flying V case: “We are very pleased with this decision and I...

The key dates leading up to Gibson’s lawsuit against Dean Guitars

Wondering where this all started? Here's a timeline of key dates leading up to the lawsuit.

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