Four new electric and acoustic guitars: March 2019

Our favourite new guitar announcements, releases and rumours of the past month.

Every month, we compile a few lists of guitars fresh out of the oven. Here’s one dedicated to the latest electric and acoustic guitars.

EBMM Majesty Charred Silver

Ernie Ball Music Man Majesty Charred Silver

A new entrant to Ernie Ball’s family reserve, this sleek axe will turn heads with its shiny Charred Silver Sparkle Burst finish. As for its tonewoods, the guitar features a resonant basswood body and a Runway ebony fingerboard adorned with two lines of pearl inlays.

Cort GA-PF


Cort Bevel Cut Collection

This new acoustic offering from Cort features a grand auditorium build with pau ferro back and sides. It has an arched back which the brand says is designed to be “more responsive and offers greater resonance and sustain”.

EBMM Valentine Baby Blue

Ernie Ball Music Man Valentine Baby Blue

James Valentine’s signature Ernie Ball six-string now comes in a custom Baby Blue finish – with matching headstock – black pickup rings, and chrome hardware. The axe is also designed for tonal versatility, sporting a single-coil bridge pickup and a humbucker which slots in at the neck.

Cort GA-MY

Cort Bevel Cut Collection

A sibling of the GA-PF, the GA-MY features a similar design, but opts for myrtlewood back and sides instead. Both models are also loaded with an LR Baggs Preamp which has simple volume and tone controls.