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Gibson Announces Dave Mustaine As Brand Ambassador—Unveils Four New Models

February 23, 2021
The collaboration between Megadeth's main man and the historic brand will span acoustic and electric guitars across Gibson, Epiphone, and Kramer.
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First Look: Epiphone Prophecy SG

February 11, 2021
Fishman Fluence pickups, split-coil options, and a streamlined control set add up to a "solid guitar" for modern rippers.
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Epiphone and Kramer Guitars 2021 Lineups

February 10, 2021
Watch an in-depth demo of new axes, including signature models for Nancy Wilson, Jared James Nichols, and Brendon Small.
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Epiphone Introduces the New Prophecy Collection

January 13, 2021
The new lineup features a modern take on classic Gibson blueprints including the Les Paul, Flying V, SG, and Extura.
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Top 10 First Looks of 2020

December 30, 2020
A shit year didn't mean shit gear—here's our most-popular gear demos featuring fresh pieces from Epiphone, Fender, Suhr, EHX, MXR, and others.
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The Year in Gear 2020

December 17, 2020
It may be the understatement of the century, but this year was weird. Even so, the killer gear kept coming. Here are the goods that stood out as extra-great amongst our annual haul of Premier Guitar reviews.
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Epiphone and Gibson Custom Shop Collaborate on 1959 Les Paul Standard Model

November 30, 2020
The guitars feature a mahogany body with a maple top with a AAA figured maple veneer, comfortable 1959 hand-rolled neck profile with long neck tenon, aged finish, and Gibson USA BurstBucker 2 & 3 humbuckers.
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Rig Rundown: Strike Anywhere

November 18, 2020
Matt Smith’s setup might appear frail, but his disheveled ’82 SG and a half-powered JCM800 ignites a powder keg of melodic hardcore.
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Epiphone Releases the Joe Bonamassa Signature "Black Beauty" Les Paul Custom

October 9, 2020
This limited-edition creation has a '50's neck profile for an era-correct feel, LP Custom bound body and neck, non-weight relieved Mahogany body, unique vintage tuners, two Epiphone ProBucker 2 humbuckers and one ProBucker 3.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: More Paul

August 15, 2020
A player with an affinity for Strat-style guitars reshaped a Les Paul-style Epiphone Basher into something more comfortable.
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Hooked: Emily Wolfe on the Eagles' "Life in the Fast Lane"

July 14, 2020
The badass Austin rocker retells how a Hotel California backdrop and washing the family car steered her to guitardom.
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Epiphone Guitars 2020 Electrics Demos - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 13, 2020
Check out brand-new Epiphone collaborations with the Gibson Custom Shop, including a '59 Les Paul Standard, Wilshire P-90, and Fluence-equipped Prophecy and Extura models.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: "Woody"

June 3, 2020
In a parking lot transaction, an Irish guitarist saves an Epiphone Les Paul from being turned into a lamp.
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Rig Rundown: Emily Wolfe

May 27, 2020
How “Hot for Teacher,” a homemade mic, and a B.B. King-inspired signature axe factor into a repertoire that mixes Queens of the Stone Age sizzle with modern pop hooks.
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Hooked: Jared James Nichols' on Black Sabbath's "Electric Funeral"

May 26, 2020
Mr. Blues Power remembers his inner Iommi being awakened when first nailing the haunting Paranoid classic.
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Epiphone Joe Bonamassa 1960 Les Paul Standard “Norm Burst”: The Premier Guitar Review

May 1, 2020
Deliciously vintage details distinguish an affordable Les Paul that delivers authentically old-school performance, too.
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Rig Rundown: Jared James Nichols

February 26, 2020
No picks needed for this high-octane blues rocker, who keeps it simple with a single-P-90 signature Epiphone and namesake Blackstar head that doubles as his carry-on.
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First Look: Epiphone Joe Bonamassa 1960 Les Paul Standard "Norm Burst"

February 24, 2020
Fat tones, fast neck, and scads of vintage Les Paul vibe at an easy-to-own price.
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Epiphone Releases the Tommy Thayer Electric Blue Les Paul Outfit

December 4, 2019
The limited-edition model features an Electric Blue finish with mirrored pickguard, Seymour Duncan JB Humbuckers, and Grover Rotomatic tuners.
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Epiphone Unveils the Joe Bonamassa 1960 Les Paul Standard "Norm Burst"

November 26, 2019
A replica of one of the cleanest 'bursts that Bonamassa has ever seen.
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