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10 things to know about Gibson, from the Gibson Garage to new Frampton and Orianthi guitars

When we last checked in with Gibson we highlighted impressive new endeavors like Gibson TV, the acquisition of Mesa/Boogie amps and the relaunch of the Gibson Gives charitable arm. And that's alongside great new guitars like the Kramer Artist Collection signature models and Epiphone’s exciting Inspired by Gibson range of electrics and acoustics.
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Gibson Releases the Orianthi SJ-200

Gibson has been shaping sound across generations and genres for 127 years and has emerged as relevant, played, and loved around the world. Gibson is proud to officially announce a new partnership with the Australian-born guitarist Orianthi Panagaris, aka Orianthi. Fiery, Australian-born, platinum-selling, guitarist Orianthi Panagaris has been knocking people...
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Orianthi: "I wanted to really mess with my sounds and try new stuff"

Not many of us can say we spent our formative years shredding out alongside such virtuosic legends as Steve Vai, Alice Cooper and Carlos Santana. Adelaidian rock queen Orianthi can, though – hell, her very first time on a stage outside the walls of her Anglican high school were with Mr. Vai, wailing out on her six-string as though she’d been doing it for decades (despite being just 15 years old herself). And in the 20 years since that faithful night, Orianthi’s hunger to kick down the barriers of the music industry and riff her way to the top has only intensified.
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Orianthi: “There are endless possibilities when it comes to the sounds you can pull out of a guitar. That’s the most magical thing about it“

We made the record in about 28 days,” says Australian guitar queen Orianthi, whose new album, O, arrives some seven-plus years after its predecessor, 2013’s Heaven in This Hell. The 10 tracks were produced by Marti Frederiksen, with his 21-year-old son, Evan, contributing bass and drums. “It took a long...