Nashville Tenn, September 10, 2007 — Gibson Guitar, the world’s premier musical instrument manufacturer and leader in music technology, announced today the launch of a newly designed Gibson.com. Under the heading “Lifestyle,” Gibson.com is now updated daily with exclusive music news, interviews, and feature profiles. The new Gibson.com also offers free MP3 downloads, online guitar lessons, in-depth coverage of Gibson’s distinguished product line, and contests where fans can win anything from classic Gibson pickups and hand-crafted Custom Shop Gibson Les Pauls to experiences that provide their own ticket to fame.
“Gibson Guitar has always been on the cutting edge of musical instrument design and innovation, and Gibson.com continues that bold tradition,” says Henry Juszkiewicz, Chairman and CEO of Gibson Guitar. “We’ve assembled one of the finest editorial teams combined with artist relations experts around the world. All of the site’s contributors know the unique thrill of playing and recognize that music is more than a pastime, it’s a lifestyle. We think our many fans around the world are going to enjoy the newly designed Gibson.com and find it to be one of their favorite sites to visit."
With an editorial staff that boasts editors from Guitar World, Rolling Stone, and Creem, Gibson.com presents the finest online music coverage available, including in-depth interviews with classic and contemporary artists as diverse as U2’s the Edge, Emmylou Harris, System of a Down, Drowning Pool, and Drake Bell. Personal reflections on legendary artists like the Who and the Clash and profiles of new and classic Gibson instruments are included.