Scott Ian on the ‘Magic of Malcolm Young’

The number of artists who consider Malcolm Young an inspiration runs pretty deep, but we’re guessing not too many have gone so far to actually have his face inked into their own skin. Anthrax axeman Scott Ian, though, has immortalized the late-great rhythm guitarist and on his left bicep, along with his brother Angus Young […]

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Hozier and Mavis Staples Bring ‘Nina Cried Power’ to ‘Late Night’

Irish singer-songwriter Hozier made an appearance last week on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to perform his gripping single “Nina Cried Power.”  The powerful title track of his newest EP is an ode to famed singers who fought injustice and adversity through their music, and even features legendary rhythm and blues singer Mavis Staples. […]

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Country Crooner Lee Brice Rocks ‘TODAY’

Multi-platinum country crooner Lee Brice stopped by the Today show this week to perform introspective lead single “What Keeps You Up At Night” off his self-titled album. “This song sums up the whole album,” explained Brice as way of introduction. “What keeps you up at night — demons and angels, exciting things and sad things. […]

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Gretsch Joins Maddie & Tae on ‘TODAY’ Show

Country duo Maddie & Tae performed their newest single “Friends Don’t” earlier this week on the Today show, much to the delight of hosts Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford. The pair, who coincidentally made their television debut on the Today show four years ago, put on an upbeat performance. Guitarist Derek Wells also enjoyed […]

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Joseph E-Shine: ‘Gretsch Legacy is Something Really Special’

Israeli multi-instrumentalist and music producer Joseph E-Shine has his hands in all kinds of projects.  Born and raised in Tel Aviv, E-Shine has five Gold Records to his credit and toured with many of Israel’s biggest acts including Acollective and Hada Nahash. Now living in Los Angeles, E-Shine keeps uber-busy with his wife’s indie rock […]

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Youtuber Samuraiguitarist covers the Red Hot Chili Peppers

Popular YouTube guitar guru Steve-san, aka samuraiguitarist, Onotera recently posted a stellar cover of Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Under the Bridge.” With a tranquil forest behind him and his beautiful G5420TG Electromatic 135th Anniversary LTD Hollow Body guitar, Onotera performs a stirring rendition of the 1992 hit song. Sit back, relax and check out the […]

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A Gretsch Rancher Falcon Gets Some Screen Time with Bradley Cooper in ‘A Star Is Born’

There is no harnessing the talents of Bradley Cooper. The acclaimed actor has spent much of his career pushing the envelope to bring new approaches to cinema. In his directorial debut A Star Is Born, Cooper’s skills not only as an actor, but as a director and singer-songwriter are paired perfectly alongside the colossal talents […]

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Reverend Horton Heat Debuts New Single ‘Whole New Life”

Psychobilly trio the Reverend Horton Heat released a new music video for “Whole New Life,” an upbeat ditty completed with clicking upright bass and dancing fowl. In the clip, frontman Jim Heath sings his heart out while ripping into his Gretsch G6120RHH Reverend Horton Heat Signature Hollow Body with Bigsby. “Got some crazy little chickens […]

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Gretsch Exclusively Debuts New Whitehorse Music Video

  Gretsch is honored to exclusively debut Canadian duo Whitehorse’s new music video for “Who’s Been Talkin,’” a guitar-driven, bluesy ditty off The Northern South Vol. 2 EP, due out January 2019. The Northern South Vol. 2 is the second installment of a project by multi-instrumentalists Luke Doucet and Melissa McClelland that has the power […]

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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 […]

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