Cesar Gueikian reveals Mesa/Boogie’s Randall Smith is working on a new range of Gibson amps

Gibson headstock and Mesa/Boogie amp
(Image credit: Future)

When it was announced that electric guitar behemoth Gibson was acquiring guitar amp powerhouse Mesa/Boogie, it was viewed by many as one of the most monumental acquisitions in the modern guitar world – and for good reason.

At the time, the onus was on the pair’s “mutual quest of sound”, and it was fully expected that Mesa/Boogie would continue to do what it does best – produce Mesa/Boogie amps – with the guidance and support from Gibson.

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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.