NAMM 2020: PRS Unveils New Silver Sky Finishes, Maple Necks

Not to be outdone by its other competitors, PRS took the first day of NAMM by storm behind some new Silver Sky models. Two new finish options called Midnight Rose and Polar Blue will join the line in 2020, as will Maple fretboards. PRS didn’t end there, in addition to sprucing up the current line,Continue reading “NAMM 2020: PRS Unveils New Silver Sky Finishes, Maple Necks”

NAMM 2020: Harmony Has Another New Guitar, The Semi-Hollow Comet

Harmony, part of BandLab Technology, continues to release awesome guitar after awesome guitar. Their new Comet guitar, first teased in a press release and 60 Cycle Hum’s NAMM content, this guitar is their new take on the classic H-72 model. While they have yet to show any official pictures, check out 60 Cycle Hum’s instagramContinue reading “NAMM 2020: Harmony Has Another New Guitar, The Semi-Hollow Comet”

NAMM 2020: Fender Unveils Parallel Universe II, And It’s Weird

Fender got the official start of NAMM off to a great start with more Parallel Universe series instruments. Following up on the mixed response some of these guitars got last year, the Parallel Universe II series seems a bit more streamlined. Plus, it shows Fender branching outside their own design/company concepts in an exciting way!Continue reading “NAMM 2020: Fender Unveils Parallel Universe II, And It’s Weird”

6 Must See Guitars at Winter NAMM 2020

With the start of the year comes the start of a crazy month of gear announcements, unveiling, and buying/selling. Winter NAMM 2020 promises to be just as big, if not bigger, than last years behind plenty of exciting news. Let’s take a look at 6 of the guitars that caught my eye and will definitelyContinue reading “6 Must See Guitars at Winter NAMM 2020”

NAMM 2020: Supro Unveils Semi-Hollow Clermont and Conquistador

Supro has continued in the current trend of major guitar makers sharing their new NAMM models early! They also really hopped on the Bigsby bandwagon this year, and included the re-popularized tremolo system on both the Conquistador (on the right) and Clermont (on the left) models. The Conquistador and Clermont are essentially the same, stunningContinue reading “NAMM 2020: Supro Unveils Semi-Hollow Clermont and Conquistador”

GFI News: Check Out Our New Instagram Page!

As we prepare for an onslaught of gear reviews and news related to the NAMM show coming up, GFI now has a brand new Instagram page! Follow @guitarsforidiots for pictures and demos of all the gear that we’re reviewing, modifying, or jamming on. We’ve got some great reviews and videos coming up before we rollContinue reading “GFI News: Check Out Our New Instagram Page!”

Meet Goldfinch Guitars, A Vintage Inspired Company Making Modern Instruments

One of the best parts about being a guitar journalist is finding new, exciting brands and guitars to review and write about. Luckily, we’ll be getting one of these gorgeous Goldfinch guitars to review shortly. In the meantime, let’s take a look at this awesome company and their current offerings! The Painted Lady Featured inContinue reading “Meet Goldfinch Guitars, A Vintage Inspired Company Making Modern Instruments”

NAMM 2020: Reverend Unleashes 3 New Models

Reverend, like many companies, is getting the NAMM party started early with a trio of announcements. Two new models, the Roundhouse and Contender, and an updated model, the Warhawk, grace your eyes above. The Warhawk Reboot Available in three configurations, the new re-launched Warhawk combines an offset body with a plethora of color options. TheContinue reading “NAMM 2020: Reverend Unleashes 3 New Models”

Punk Rock Rig On A Budget: The Best Guide On The Internet

Searching through YouTube videos, online magazines, and forums for advice on assembling your guitar rig was one of the biggest distractions my teenage self ever faced. However, I have set out to truly provide the most in depth guide to assembling a live ready rig on a budget you’ll find on the internet. One bigContinue reading “Punk Rock Rig On A Budget: The Best Guide On The Internet”

Gear Of The Year: The Best Of Everything We Have Reviewed

As we wrap up the year 2019, the first year of Guitars For Idiots existence, I can’t help but reflect on all the highlights of year. Whether it was great gear, artist interviews, concerts, or partscasters, this year was a way bigger success than I imagined it would be. 2020 already figures to be evenContinue reading “Gear Of The Year: The Best Of Everything We Have Reviewed”