Darren Barakat

Articles with Darren Barakat

(video) Rex Brown: Acclaimed Multi-instrumentalist, and Member of Pantera and Down, Partners with Gibson for a Signature Thunderbird Bass

Gibson, the iconic American instrument brand, has shaped sound across generations and genres of music, becoming one of the most relevant, played, and loved guitar brands around the world. Gibson is proud to unveil the latest addition to its collection of bass guitars, the Rex Brown Signature Thunderbird Bass. The acclaimed multi-instrumentalist, solo-artist, and member of Pantera and Down,… Read more »

Gibson Brands Acquires GWW Guitar Case Company: Sets the Stage for Future Integration, Innovation, and Growth

Gibson–Gibson Brands announces another strategic acquisition heading into the new year. GWW, a long-standing supplier of premium cases for Gibson, and other music instrument companies, was acquired by Gibson Brands at the end of December 2021. GWW (General Wood Workers) has been a family-owned business building world-class cases for instruments and other categories for over 65… Read more »

(video) Tony Iommi SG Special, Gibson Launches Beloved SG Special Guitar From Black Sabbath Legend

By leveraging its iconic past and leaning into an innovative future, Gibson has set the stage for the next era of sound for present and future generations. Gibson is proud to take the next step in the partnership with legendary guitarist of Black Sabbath, Tony Iommi and launch the Tony Iommi SG Special from Gibson… Read more »

(video) GIBSON GUITARS Releases The Tom Petty SJ-200 Wildflower – Limited-Edition Original Gibson SJ-200 Acoustic Guitar Commissioned for the Music Icon

For 127 years, Gibson has shaped sound across generations and genres and has emerged as the most relevant, played, and loved guitar brand around the world. Gibson is proud to announce it has teamed with the family of world-renowned music icon Tom Petty to create his beloved SJ-200 Wildflower acoustic guitar. Decades in the making, the Tom Petty SJ-200 Wildflower acoustic… Read more »

Gibson Launches Epic New Guitar App Packed With Innovative Features Designed For Guitarists Of All Levels

Experience the world of Gibson in the palm of your hand. Explore the new Gibson App, today on iOS App Store and Android Google Play. Whether you are a beginner looking to learn how to play the guitar or an expert needing guitar inspiration, most guitarists must ‘connect their own dots’ across a wide array of tools, learning platforms, and… Read more »

(video) KRAMER Announces New Original, Modern and Artist Collections for 2021

KRAMER, the original MADE TO ROCK HARD guitar brand has been setting trends with a legacy of premium, performance-focused instruments since it was first launched in 1976. Made for rule-breakers that play fast and loud, KRAMER has been embraced by legendary rockers and shredders like Eddie Van Halen, Vivian Campbell, Richie Sambora, Elliot Easton, and… Read more »

Gibson TV’s “The Process” Wins 2020 Silver Telly Award For “Best Webseries: Documentary” (watch)

GIBSON TV, the iconic, American-made guitar maker’s original, worldwide online network–features original series from the world’s best storytellers. GIBSON TV’s new series titled “THE PROCESS” is a landmark series which offers viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the physical process of guitar-making. A captivating exploration into Gibson’s crown jewel–the main Gibson USA Factory in Nashville, TN–“THE… Read more »