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Gibson Unveils Billy F Gibbons Goldtop Les Paul

ZZ Top axe slinger gets a new signature model Les Paul

 

Gibson Guitars has partnered with legendary ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons to launch the new Billy F Gibbons Goldtop Les Paul. Gibson are referring to the guitar as a “ground up” version of the Les Paul, with Gibbons providing specific input on how to tweak everything from the electronics to actual construction.

 

The limited edition model sports a maple top, mahogany neck, maple spine, and… Read More

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Gibson Plans to Release Signature Les Paul for Guns ‘N’ Roses Guitarist DJ Ashba

GNR man’s signature axe set to drop in March

 

Gibson Guitars plan to release a new signature model Les Paul for Guns ‘N’ Roses guitarists DJ Ashba. The guitar, which was designed by Ashba himself, is set to drop in March of this year.

 

Ashba joined the band in 2009 and has since become an integral part of a GNR lineup consisting of vocalist Axl Rose, guitarists… Read More

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Gibson Unveils Brendon Small Snow Falcon V

Gibson releases beautiful signature model for Metalocalypse creator

 

It’s not everyday we get this excited over a new Gibson signature model named for a fictional character on an animated TV show. In fact we’re pretty sure this is the first time we’ve ever heard of such an instrument.

 

Cue the strikingly beautiful, all-white Gibson Snow Falcon Flying V, created for Brendon Small, creator of Metalocalypse, the long-running Adult Swim animated show about fictional metal band, Dethlok.
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GSTV Exclusive Interview with Author/Photograher Lisa S Johnson: “108 Rock Star Guitars”

Guitar Shop TV met with Author/Photographer Lisa S. Johnson at The Cutting Room in New York this month to discuss her fabulous new book “108 Rock Star Guitars”

 

 

“108 Rock Star Guitars” is an illustrated coffee table book that was published on October 8, 2013, encapsulating the sexy imagery by Lisa S. Johnson of the world’s most famous guitars.  The book contains a foreword by Les Paul.

 

 

Armed with a macro lens, an incredible eye for detail and a truly ground breaking

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The Cort Yorktown – BV: Gretsch Style Meets Gibson Sound

Asian guitarmaker’s new hollowbody looks Gretsch on the outside but is all Gibson under the hood

 

By Alex Baker

 

South Korean guitar manufacturer Cort has introduced the new Yorktown BV – a stunning hollowbody with twin humbuckers and a body-style that takes its cues from classic American Gretsch models.

 

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Gibson Introduces 1959 Dot Fret ES-335 Models

Classic humbuckered hollow-body recreated for a new generation

 

Gibson Memphis has introduced a new reproduction of the much-coveted 1959 Dot Fret ES-335. The new ES-335TD and ES-335TDN have both been faithfully modeled after an original 1959 ES-335, down to the distinct “Mickey Moue” cutaway.

 

Here’s what Gibson had to say about the 1959 Dot Fret ES-335:

 

 

1959 ES-335

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