Today is the release of Gibson and Epiphone''s Signature Slash models

Slash Signature Series
Nashville, TN (April 1, 2008) — Epiphone and Gibson are launching three Slash Signature model guitars, which are available at select international guitar retailers at 5 p.m. US EDT today. The three models are Slash signature Les Pauls from Gibson Custom, Gibson USA and Epiphone, and each was designed and produced in co-operation with the Velvet Revolver guitarist. The guitars will not be reproduced once they’re sold out.

The Gibson Custom Shop Inspired By Slash VOS Les Paul is a replica of Slash''s 1988 Les Paul. The original toured with Guns N'' Roses on their two-year Appetite for Destruction tour. The model comes with a pair of Seymour Duncan Alnico II Pro pickups and the aging of Gibson Custom''s Vintage Original Spec series. It has a faded Heritage Cherry Sunburst finish, carved maple top, one-piece mahogany back and rosewood fingerboard. It also has a redemption form for an exclusive leather jacket with a custom interior logo label, a custom shop case with Slash logo artwork and a certificate of authenticity, and can be purchased for $5880 (MSRP).

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