“Significant upgrades” designed for “a completely new group of players”: Ibanez revamps its RG and S collections for NAMM 2024

Ibanez RG and S models 2024
(Image credit: Ibanez)

NAMM 2024: After announcing updates to its AZ Premium range, Ibanez has now debuted its 2024 range of RG and S Series electric guitars.

There's a fair few guitars to get through – newly set-up RG Standards, some upgraded RG GIOs and a rather exotically styled S Premium, just to name a few – but across the board, the Japanese brand has focused its attention on bold aesthetics and minor technical adjustments.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.