Earlier this week, which arguably amounts to be the biggest piece of news to hit the Musical Instrument industry in decades, Gibson filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection. Lots of people saw this coming, and for many, the press release that hit Tuesday morning was more of a validation of long-standing predictions than it was shocking or alarming in any way.
But like any industry-rocking headline, this rupture has spurred all sorts of reactions, discussion and conjecture. Gear forums and Facebook groups are overflowing with both fearful and optimistic predictions on what's coming next for the historical brand. There was even a fake article circulating this week about how Joe Bonamassa plans to take control of operations. Many were taken in by the supposed news brief . . . . Read More