April 2020

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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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Epiphone Presents the Ltd. Ed. Lzzy Hale Signature Explorer Outfit

May 10, 2019
A classic Explorer customized by one of rock's biggest acts.
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Rig Rundown: Gary Clark Jr. & Eric Zapata [2019]

May 1, 2019
Check out the gear used by the current king of soulful R&B-laced blues-rock and his longtime guitar foil.
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Gary Clark Jr.’s 'This Land'

March 21, 2019
President Obama called him “the future of music.” Now, the Texas guitarist transcends the hype via an album packed with strong songs and sounds crafted with a broader palette of guitars and influences.
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Epiphone Presents the Limited-Edition Jared James Nichols "Old Glory" Les Paul Custom Outfit

March 6, 2019
The guitar combines a classic 1950s-style Les Paul Custom body with a single Seymour Duncan P-90.
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NAMM '19 - Epiphone Dave Rude Flying V and Jared James Nichols "Old Glory" Les Paul Demos

January 25, 2019
Dig Halestorm, Tesla, and/or stripped-down Les Paul sounds? Then check out the classic brand’s latest signature solidbodies.
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Epiphone Presents the Ltd. Ed. Joe Bonamassa ES-355 Standard Outfit

December 6, 2018
The guitar features the classic ES-355 semi-hollowbody archtop profile with an Ebony finish, gold hardware, ProBucker humbuckers, Mallory Capacitors, and a Bigsby B7 Vibrato.
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Rig Rundown: Pokey LaFarge

September 26, 2018
The Americana stylist and his band favor a minimalist approach to create their throwback sounds.
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Epiphone and Slash Team Up for New Firebirds

September 20, 2018
Slash’s Premium Outfit Limited to 100 guitars, each hand-signed and numbered by Slash, plus a hard case and custom leather strap.
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Epiphone Unveils the Limited-Edition Peter Frampton Les Paul Custom PRO and 1964 Texan Models

September 7, 2018
The Les Paul Custom is patterned after Frampton's "Phenix" model.
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Fantastic Negrito: The Real Punk Blues

August 16, 2018
With a right hand he calls “the Claw” and a pawnshop guitar jones, this blues-fueled 2017 Grammy-winner sticks to basic riffs and the truth on his second album, Please Don’t Be Dead.
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