Is Ibanez made in China?
Most Ibanez guitars were made by the FujiGen guitar factory in Japan up until the mid- to late 1980s, and from then on Ibanez guitars have also been made in other Asian countries such as Korea, China, and Indonesia. From 1982, Ibanez guitars have also been sold in Japan as well.
Who plays Ibanez?
James Munky Shaffer (born 1970) is the lead guitarist of the Grammy Award winning nu metal group Korn and plays an Ibanez Apex (formerly K7), a specially designed seven-string electric guitar. Sami Yli-Sirniö (born 1972), lead guitarist of Kreator has endorsed Ibanez for a long time.
What does Ibanez GIO mean?
The Ibanez GIO Series is an affordable guitar series produced by Hoshino Gakki (Ibanez), replacing the Cimar line. These are produced as fully Ibanez branded, with a GIO logo above the standard Ibanez logo to indicate the series. This series of guitars were produced in either China or Indonesia, depending on model.
What is the best Ibanez GIO?
The Ibanez Gio GRX70 is an excellent beginner guitar gives you the tone, feel, and playability that Ibanez is known and loved for. For the best Ibanez guitar on a budget, look no further than the Gio GRX70QA. Though the Gio is priced perfectly for beginners, its definitely a quality instrument.