NAMM 2022 news: all the latest guitar news, rumors and predictions

General view of the atmosphere at The NAMM Show 2020 - Day 1 at Anaheim Convention Center on January 16, 2020 in Anaheim, California.
(Image credit: Daniel Knighton/Getty Images)

NAMM 2022: It’s been a minute, but NAMM is back for 2022 – and we’re on hand to bring you all the hottest gear news from the familiar venue of Anaheim Convention Center, in the not-so-familiar month of June.

After cancelling this year’s Summer NAMM show in Nashville and shifting the flagship January event to June 3-5, the National Association of Music Merchants is promising a “greatest hits” gear soiree for NAMM 2022 – which sounds pretty good to us.

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Michael Astley-Brown

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism from Cardiff University, and over a decade's experience writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as 20 years of recording and live experience in original and function bands. During his career, he has interviewed the likes of John Frusciante, Chris Cornell, Tom Morello, Matt Bellamy, Kirk Hammett, Jerry Cantrell, Joe Satriani, Tom DeLonge, Ed O'Brien, Polyphia, Tosin Abasi, Yvette Young and many more. In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.