Gibson is proud to announce the release of the limited edition Les Paul Slash Anaconda Burst guitars. As part of Slash's new range of signature instruments with Gibson that were developed and tested throughout the Guns N' Roses tours of 2016 and 2017, each guitar features an exclusive green Anaconda Burst finish, AA flamed maple top and mahogany body and Slash's personal touches, including Slash's thick neck profile, Slash signature humbucking pickups and a Slash snakeskin inspired hardshell case.
The Les Paul Standard HP retains popular features, including comfortable asymmetrical Slim Taper neck profile, while enhancing the experience with upgraded takes on the hallowed PAF humbucking pickups and a AAA+ figured maple top with high-end appointments. The HP model delivers cutting-edge innovations for the forward-looking player including next-gen G FORCE tuners, Ultra-Modern weight relief with belly scarf, fast-access heel, soloist neck width, and titanium adjustable zero-fret nut and saddles. Exceptional sonic tonal variety provided by 4 push-pull pots with DIP switch for over 150 reversible instant rewiring options.
The iconic Les Paul Standard is celebrated by the world's greatest musicians as the standard for perfection in the world of electric guitars. The new Les Paul Standard features the popular asymmetrical Slim Taper neck profile with Ultra-Modern weight relief for increased comfort and playability. Impeccable looks are highlighted by the powerful tonewood combination of mahogany back and carved maple AAA figured top. BurstBucker Pro humbuckers provide modern and classic tones, while immense tonal variety from comes from 4 push-pull knobs.
The Les Paul guitar that established the legend, with the power, look, and feel of the world's most desirable dual-humbucker electric guitar. The Les Paul Traditional retains the archetypal feel of the vintage Les Paul guitars in its rounded neck profile, solid rosewood fingerboard and non-weight relieved body. Traditional looks are complemented by the legendary tonewood combination of a mahogany body and AA figured maple top, vintage style tuners and ABR bridge and nickel-plated hardware. Classic PAF tones are enhanced by hand-wired electronics including Orange Drop capacitors.
The Les Paul Classic guitar conveys major elements of the iconic Les Paul look with the legendary tonewood combination of a mahogany-and-maple non-weight relief body, bound body top and fingerboard with trapezoid fingerboard inlays. Fast and comfortable playability is increased with a Slim Taper neck. Additional appointments include a pair of P-90 pickups, ABR bridge, nickel-plated hardware, and hand-wired electronics including Orange Drop capacitors.
The Les Paul Studio is a stylish, essential guitar that delivers on design, tone and playability with authority. The white-bound, solid-rosewood fingerboard and Slim Taper neck provide a high-end appearance and enhanced playing feel. A pair of Gibson's most popular humbucking pickups, 57 Classic and 57 Classic+ and 2 push-pull pots in an Ultra-Modern weight relief body contribute to the incredible tone variety of this Les Paul Studio.
The Les Paul Tribute captures the historic character of the legendary Les Paul guitar. Historic Gibson tonewoods, carved top, cream pickguard, vintage-style tuners, trapezoid inlays, and boosted PAF-inspired pickups give this impressive guitar classic looks and sound with an elegant, vintage touch. No weight relief for those players who like to feel the authenticity of history in their hands.
The Les Paul Faded guitar fully embodies the celebrated Les Paul feel and tone in a spirited, worn finish. The mahogany body and maple top complement a pair of genuine PAF-inspired humbucking pickups to deliver the impressive power and sustain made famous by legendary Les Paul guitars. The Les Paul Faded is also extremely comfortable to play thanks to the innovative Ultra-Modern weight relief and Slim Taper neck.
The SG Standard HP is a classic SG double-cutaway style guitar with the new twist of an elegant AA figured maple top added to the traditional solid-mahogany body and neck. Featuring advanced materials including titanium adjustable zero fret nut and bridge saddles for improved performance, next-gen G FORCE™ tuners, frets over binding, soloist neck width, and fast-access heel. Immense tones are driven by two humbucking pickups with DIP switch and 2 push-pull top hats, appointed with eye-catching chrome knobs. A slightly thicker body provides for more precise weight offset and overall improved balance in the guitar.
The new SG Standard guitar captures the essence of the groundbreaking SG of 1961 with the sonic characteristics that made this model a legend. New and modern improvements include locking tuners and white fingerboard binding on a solid rosewood fingerboard. The powerful, expressive tone is driven by a pair of humbuckers that are faithful recreations of the popular late-era PAF pickups.
The SG Special guitar comes equipped with a pair of mini-humbucking pickups delivering bright, crisp tones. Impressive looks via small-block inlays in an un-bound rosewood fingerboard, teardrop pickguard and a satin-nitro finish that perfectly blend style and simplicity. A Slim Taper neck delivers increased comfort and ease for faster playing.
The SG Faded brings legendary Gibson SG performance alive with a spirited, worn finish. Simple style comes from the faded gloss-nitro finish and classic dot inlays. Slim Taper neck, mahogany body, solid rosewood fingerboard and classic PAF humbucking pickups deliver the signature sound and feel of the great SG of the past six decades.
A stylish nod to one of the most loved revolutionary models in the original Modernist Series of 1958-'60 guitars. Classic looks and vintage finish with solid mahogany body and a fast, comfortable Slim Taper set-in mahogany neck make this a highly desirable guitar for the high-intensity player. A pair of BurstBucker humbucking pickups and the classic Gibson hardware provide for incredible tone and sustain.
The new Gibson Explorer embodies the trail-blazing characteristics of the Explorers originally introduced in 1958, which made these rare and desirable guitars so far ahead of their time. Featuring a solid mahogany body and set-in mahogany neck with fast, comfortable Slim Taper profiles and torrefied Granadillo fingerboard. BurstBucker humbucking pickups and the classic Gibson hardware combine for superb tone and sustain
A pair of bright, cutting mini-humbucking pickups help distinguish this Firebird guitar as a true standout and rising star. Designed for performance with neck-thru construction, classic Gibson hardware set, reverse headstock, and trapezoid inlays in a luxurious bound torrefied Granadillo fingerboard. The 2018 Firebird boasts an exclusive and rare Ebony finish on the body with matching headstock.