Blog & Roll: Gibson Slash Appetite For Destruction Les Paul

April 22, 2010 by · 3 Comments 

Gibson Slash Appetite For Destruction Les PaulEternally top-hatted former Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash is one of the most iconic guitarists of our time and, in some circles, is considered one of the last true guitar heroes. When he burst onto the rock scene in the 80’s, Slash immediately became a poster boy for Gibson guitars and the Les Paul model, as much of the world was playing then-current super strat-type axes like Kramers, Charvels, and the like.

In honor of his ongoing Les Paul use, Gibson has made a Slash model, which seems like a very nice guitar. It has all the features and specs that LP guys like, a beautiful amber flamed top, and a cool Slash logo on the headstock. So what’s the problem? Read more

Gibson Introduces Slash Appetite for Destruction Les Paul Guitar

March 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

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From his groundbreaking work with Gn’R, to Slash’s Snakepit, to Velvet Revolver and numerous acclaimed solo and side projects, Slash has continued to embody the ultimate rebel rocker, putting addictive licks and eviscerating tone above all else, and throughout he has continued to do it on a Les Paul. To honor this achievement, Gibson introduces the Slash Appetite for Destruction Les Paul, a guitar equipped with the finest features of the original Les Paul Standards of 1958-’60, and the added punch of Seymour Duncan Signature Series Alnico II Pro Slash humbucking pickups. Read more