NAMM 2020: all the latest guitar news, rumors and predictions

NAMM 2020 : Once more, we’re heading into that most wonderful of year… for gear. Yes, the NAMM show is coming back around again, and whatever you’re into, you’d best start hoarding that dollar, because there are going to be some red-hot guitar releases - and we’re going to be with you every step of the way.


Although the NAMM news is steadily flowing, we start here, with the rumor mill, which has already gone into overdrive. Increasingly, we’re seeing companies jump the gun, unveiling a host of new models before the previous year’s out, and that’s certainly the case with bank balance-worrying releases Fender, PRS, Boss and ESP - but we know there will be more come showtime.

Ahead, we’ll bring you all the NAMM news we know so far, the rumors doing the rounds and our own predictions based on the industry chatter we can talk about, plus the odd social media slip or two.

Behold, your year in gear…