December 2020

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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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Epiphone Releases the Vivian Campbell ‘Holy Diver’ Les Paul

August 29, 2019
The guitar is directly modeled on Campbell’s first Les Paul purchased as a teenager in Belfast, Northern Ireland.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: Epiphone Les Paul SL

August 12, 2019
When it comes to mods, sometimes two guitars make a better one.
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Summer NAMM 2019 Editors' Picks Day 1

July 19, 2019
Our crew meets up at Carter Vintage Guitars to give a quick rundown of the most head-turning things they saw on their first day at the Nashville gear expo.
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Summer NAMM '19: Epiphone Vivian Campbell Holy Diver LP & George Thorogood White Fang ES-125 TDC Demos

July 19, 2019
The Def Leppard veteran gets a signature blast from his Dio past, while the “Bad to the Bone” rocker puts his name on a sharp-looking hollowbody.
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Rig Rundown: Judas Priest

June 5, 2019
Watch the pioneering British heavy metal band share the stories and secrets behind the gear that’s banged heads for 50 years and sold over 50 million records.
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Epiphone Presents Ltd. Ed. George Thorogood White Fang ES-125TDC Outfit

May 30, 2019
A vintage-inspired ES-125 hollowbody archtop with new ProBucker P-90 single-coil pickups.
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