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Gibson Announces Slash 1966 EDS-1275 Doubleneck

September 12, 2019
A faithful recreation of Slash's coveted 1966 model with a few wiring modifications.
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Micah Nelson: Tone Questing

September 5, 2019
Seasoned by playing with legends since he was a toddler, Willie Nelson’s youngest son is using alternate guitar tunings, experimental soundscapes, and a minimalist mindset to forge an inventive musical path with his solo project, Particle Kid.
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Gibson Launches the Chris Cornell Tribute ES-335

August 27, 2019
Features include Lollartron humbucking pickups, clear “no number” top hat knobs, Olive Drab Satin finish, and Mother-of-Pearl Chris Cornell signature peghead inlay.
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Gibson Factory Tour [2019]

August 27, 2019
Go behind the scenes and see new Les Pauls, SGs, Explorers, and more at the famed guitar outfit’s newly consolidated Nashville facility.
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Rig Rundown: Third Eye Blind [2019]

August 21, 2019
Irishman Kryz Reid details additions to his Star Wars family of guitars and why he went from vintage to digital, while Stephan Jenkins’ tech explains why price tags don't matter.
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Gibson Announces the Eric Clapton 1964 Firebird I

August 20, 2019
The model features a newly-developed Alnico V Firebird pickup and comes with an Eric Clapton signed backplate.
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Axes & Artifacts: Dumble Overdrive Special, Overdrive Deluxe & Modded Fender Bassman

August 6, 2019
Three rare amps worth their weight in gold—one previously owned by Keith Urban, one from Mark Tremonti, and one just sold to Joe Bonamassa.
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Gibson SG Modern Review

August 5, 2019
This updated solidbody is a ferocious and versatile hybrid of Les Paul, SG, and modern Gibsons.
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Vintage Vault: 1968 Gibson Melody Maker Bass

July 29, 2019
This muddy cousin of the EB-0 is a rare gem, despite some design flaws.
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Summer NAMM 2019: Gibson Lee Roy Parnell '59 LP, Dave Amato Les Paul Axcess & '62 Brian Ray SG Jr

July 19, 2019
Give a listen to new signature models for a country legend, McCartney's sideman, and REO Speedwagon’s lead man.
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Rig Rundown: Joanne Shaw Taylor

July 10, 2019
The British blues player’s simple-but-brawny tool kit for tough tones.
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Rig Rundown: Buddy Miller

July 3, 2019
Humor, great stories, and killer tones (courtesy of rare guitars and boutique amps) abound in this studio sit-down with one of contemporary Nashville’s most respected artists.
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Gibson Announces the Joan Jett ES-339

July 2, 2019
Only 150 guitars will be available worldwide with the first 50 hand-signed by Joan.
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Captain Kirk Douglas: Branching Out

July 2, 2019
The Roots guitarist takes a musical turn he’s long hinted at with his heavy-rock solo project, Hundred Watt Heart: a loud, funky power trio of the first order.
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Rig Rundown: Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real

June 26, 2019
One of Americana’s rising stars (and a son of an outlaw legend) goes deep on his vintage Gibson, using a dual-amp setup, and why he eschews most pedals.
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Gibson G-45 Standard Review

June 26, 2019
When is a J not a J?
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Gibson Announces Custom Shop Dave Amato Les Paul Axcess Standard

June 20, 2019
A collaboration born out of Amato's love of his '59 Reissue and a Les Paul Axcess.
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Rig Rundown: Arielle

June 19, 2019
Inspired by the lutherie skills of Brian May and the tonal essence of Eric Johnson, this self-proclaimed “classic-folk rocker” shows off her acoustic and electric setups.
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Gibson Releases the Lee Roy Parnell '59 Les Paul Standard

June 11, 2019
A brand-new model that shares specs from Parnell's '57 goldtop.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: Gibson Music City Jr.

June 9, 2019
Trading for a P-90-powered prize.
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