December 2016

LP-Style

Gibson Custom Announces the Mark Knopfler 1958 Les Paul

November 18, 2016
A precise replica of Knopfler’s beloved ’58 that accompanied him onstage and in the studio since the 1990s.
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ObsidianWire Releases Pro-Wired Electronics for LP-Style Guitars

November 18, 2016
ObsidianWire has released a new range of professional grade upgrade wiring harnesses for LP style guitars.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: In Loving Memory of Alan Vincent

November 15, 2016
A PG fan pays tribute to a beloved son, gone too soon but never forgotten.
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Vintage Vault: 1958 Gibson Les Paul Custom

July 20, 2016
A close-up look at a classic Black Beauty, with all the appointments.
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SNAMM '16 - Guild Jumbo Junior, S-200 T-Bird, & Bluesbird Demos

July 13, 2016
Get introduced to a new acoustic, a resuscitated rocker, and a yesteryear LP-style machine.
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SNAMM '16 - Heritage Guitars H-157W Demo

June 26, 2016
The Kalamazoo singlecut gets an upgrade with vintage-voiced pickups and new tonewood choices.
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Rig Rundown: The Darkness

May 18, 2016
Fueled by a pair of brothers rocking Les Pauls and the bass rumbling thanks to Gibson Thunderbirds, this U.K. outfit is here to rock and roll.
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Dean Zelinsky LaVoce Z-Glide Custom Review

May 13, 2016
A slim, smooth-playing solidbody aims to deliver a smorgasbord of tones.
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Vintage Vault: 1960 Gibson Les Paul Standard

May 10, 2016
A historic ’burst that’s worth the price of a Bentley Continental Supersports!
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NAMM '16 - Collings Guitars 360 LTM Ash Demo

February 18, 2016
Bob Dylan guitarist Charlie Sexton plays a new single-cut outfitted with Mastery hardware and Lollar P-90s.
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Rig Rundown: Peter Frampton

February 17, 2016
One of classic rock’s most revered players walks us through his expansive collection of modded Marshalls, iconic Les Pauls, and vintage stomps.
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Mod Garage: Les Paul Master Wiring #3

February 5, 2016
Want split-second tone switching on your dual-humbucker guitar? Try this simple yet potent mod.
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NAMM '16 - Sully Guitars '71 Demo

February 3, 2016
The boutique builder talks about his one-man shop and introduces PG to his flagship model.
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SIMO: New Interview and Exclusive Full Album Stream

January 25, 2016
To set the vibe for his power trio’s second album, JD Simo headed to the Allman Brothers’ Museum in Macon and got his hands on Duane Allman’s ’57 goldtop.
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NAMM '16 - Godin Guitars Summit Classic CT, Passion RG4, & S6 Slim Concert Hall Burnt Umber GT Demos

January 23, 2016
Get the lowdown on all the updates and new wrinkles that Robert Godin and his crew unveiled at this year's show.
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Gibson Custom Releases Limited-Edition Joe Bonamassa Bonabyrd

December 22, 2015
The Bonabyrd combines the classic body shape of a 50’s Les Paul with a 60’s retro Firebird headstock.
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Rig Rundown: Collective Soul

December 9, 2015
Ed Roland, singer, writer, and guitarist of Collective Soul shows how to find your sonic space in a three-guitar assault.
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Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience

December 7, 2015
For his 100th birthday, a traveling tour brings the Thomas Edison of guitar to the people.
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Epiphone Releases the Limited-Edition Les Paul Custom 100th Anniversary Outfit

November 16, 2015
The guitar celebrates the 100th Birthday of Les Paul with 24K Gold Plated Hardware and ProBucker humbuckers.
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Gibson USA Announces 2016 Models

November 6, 2015
All guitars are now available in two versions to suit specific performance needs.
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