Gretsch’s Versatility Delivers For Chelsea Wolfe

After earning critical acclaim for her diverse 2017 album Hiss Spun, Goth-rock risk taker Chelsea Wolfe started 2019 on a high note, landing on Revolver’s “45 Most Anticipated Albums” of the year list. We certainly can’t wait to see what’s next, but in the meantime, we were fortunate enough to quickly catch up with Wolfe […]

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Brandi Carlile Gives Triumphant Performance at the Grammys

Can’t get enough of Brandi Carlile’s performance of “The Joke” at the 61st Grammy Awards? Neither can we. Carlile gave an arresting rendition of her acclaimed song alongside her long-time collaborators, twins Phil and Tim Hanseroth. The audience was on their feet by the end of the song, with Carlile belting out the final verse […]

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8 Christian Guitarists Chime in on Gretsch for Worship Musician Magazine

Worship Musician magazine helped close out the 2018 celebration of Gretsch’s 135th Anniversary with an in-depth article highlighting several Christian guitarists and their Gretsch testimonials. Ranging from their first Gretsch to their favorite model or memory to that iconic Gretsch sound, here are our favorite quotes from the piece! Guitarist Daniel Carson ,who plays with […]

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Don’t Miss the New Hillsong United Video for ‘Whole Heart (Hold Me Now)’

Hillsong United is currently in the middle of mixing their next album over in Cardiff, Wales, but fans can already get a taste for what’s in store with the new music video for “Whole Heart (Hold Me Now).” The comforting and soaring cut was recorded live at the Hillsong Worship & Creative Conference in Sydney, […]

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Nekromantix Guitarist Francisco Mesa Dishes on all Things Gretsch

Guitarist Francisco Mesa celebrates his 10th anniversary with psychobilly band Nekromantix in 2019. But as a longtime fan of the genre and Nekromantix even before stepping in to join the band, Mesa wanted to stay authentic to the style and sound of the players who came before him, and that meant playing a Gretsch. “I […]

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Total Guitar Checks in with Gretsch-Wielding Artist Chelsea Wolfe

Chelsea Wolfe’s unorthodox talent fuses multiple styles from neofolk to trip-hop and doom metal to create as Total Guitar magazine says “one of the most singular sounds we’ve heard in contemporary guitar music. The magazine’s December issue includes a terrific feature on the “lone wolfe” artist, including a touring rig breakdown and insightful Q&A that […]

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T.S.O.L.’s Ron Emory: ‘Gretsch Are Rock and Roll Guitars’

“When I put one of those big [Gretsch] hollow bodies on, it’s making a statement,” said T.S.O.L. guitarist Ron Emory in a new Gretsch video. “And plugging them in, it’s different. My band loves when I play them.” Emory’s history with Gretsch dates back to his teen years when he was first smitten by the […]

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Duane Eddy Recalls His Legacy With Gretsch

Duane Eddy made a recent visit to London’s Regent Sounds where the legendary guitarist sat down for an intimate interview with Guitar Magazine. The video, which is now available on YouTube, covers a range of topics, including the first time he set eyes on a Gretsch G6120. “I was 19 when I walked into Ziggie’s […]

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Gretsch Has Gone Around the World with Palaye Royale’s Sebastian Danzig

Gretsch recently caught up with Palaye Royale’s fashion-forward guitarist Sebastian Danzig on his tour bus to chat about all things Gretsch. His history with the iconic brand began when he saw the Animals music video for 1964 hit “House of the Rising Sun.” “The first time I saw a Gretsch was the guitar player in […]

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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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