New Guitar Roundup: What New Model Just Got Announced?

Despite most of the world shutting down it seems many guitar makers are hell bent on continuing to release exciting new models, and I’m here for it. Let’s dig into a few new releases from the past few weeks that have caught my eye and should definitely be on your radar if you’re looking toContinue reading “New Guitar Roundup: What New Model Just Got Announced?”

6 Easy DIY Guitar Projects To Work On While You’re Stuck Home

If you’re like me, you’re probably starting to go a little stir crazy being stuck in your house. So while plenty of people will use this time to get in shape, learn how to cook, or drink, let’s focus on some easy/fun guitar related tasks to take your mind off of the quarantine! Pretty muchContinue reading “6 Easy DIY Guitar Projects To Work On While You’re Stuck Home”

When Are We Going To See Those New Squier Paranormal Guitars Announced?

While this isn’t breaking news to some, as it was first pointed out around NAMM, Fender seems to be cooking up some interesting Squier models. Dubbed the Squier Paranormal series after a Guitar Center leak, it seems some of Fender’s Alternate Reality/Parallel Universe guitar madness will come down to a more affordable price point. FindContinue reading “When Are We Going To See Those New Squier Paranormal Guitars Announced?”

Did Gibson Actually Get This New Epiphone Line Right?

I usually bash Gibson, but this is a big step in the right direction! Now I have spent the better part of my journalism career criticizing Gibson here or at Ultimate-Guitar.com. And while their PR disasters don’t need any more bashing, I also was always struck by their misuse or mismanagement of their Epiphone line.Continue reading “Did Gibson Actually Get This New Epiphone Line Right?”

Remember That $60 Glarry? Let’s Make It More Fun…

It’s not magically a great guitar yet, but it’s certainly more fun to play and look at! I trashed on that cheap Glarry GST-3 pretty bad when I first reviewed it and the company was definitely not happy with me. When I took it apart for this project, I was even less impressed when IContinue reading “Remember That $60 Glarry? Let’s Make It More Fun…”

Playing Authentic Just Got Harder Thanks To Eastman Guitars

One of my favorite parts of running this website is getting to highlight my favorite guitars or companies, especially ones I think you should know about. My love of classic Gibson models, and suspicion of the Gibson company, are two of the more talked about topics on this site. I love so many of theirContinue reading “Playing Authentic Just Got Harder Thanks To Eastman Guitars”

What Lies Ahead for GuitarsForIdiots In 2020

The first year of running this site went just about as well as I could have imagined. Honestly, it probably even exceeded expectations. In no way shape or form did I expect my guitar and music journalism career to take off to the point that Fender would be sending me their newest guitars to review.Continue reading “What Lies Ahead for GuitarsForIdiots In 2020”

NAMM 2020: Yvette Young & Ibanez Debut Her YY10 Signature Talman

A longtime underrated guitar model, the Ibanez Talman might be best known as The Offspring guitarist Noodles’ guitar of choice. However, tapping sensation Yvette Young may just be taking over the Talman world just yet. Her new signature model, coming in Slime Green Sparkle (wow), features three Seymour Duncan Five Two single coil pickups. WilkinsonContinue reading “NAMM 2020: Yvette Young & Ibanez Debut Her YY10 Signature Talman”

NAMM 2020: Ernie Ball Music Man Reveals The Sabre Electric

Not wanting to be left out of the new guitar fun, Ernie Ball Music Man, or EBMM as I prefer, unveiled their new Sabre (on the left) solid body guitar model. A super lightweight Okoume body is matched to a carved Maple top with binding. Two custom EBMM humbuckers bless the front of this almostContinue reading “NAMM 2020: Ernie Ball Music Man Reveals The Sabre Electric”

NAMM 2020: Vox Is Making Electric Guitars Again, Here Is What They Look Like!

Despite being best known for their all time great amplifiers, Vox does have a long, rich history of guitar production. While it has slowed in the last decade or so, they are making a strong first impression in 2020 thanks to their new Bobcat models. Inspired by the British Invasion era, these two new semi-hollowContinue reading “NAMM 2020: Vox Is Making Electric Guitars Again, Here Is What They Look Like!”