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Gibson Eric Clapton 1960 Les Paul

Clapton picked up a 1960 Les Paul Standard and a Marshall tube amplifier and set the music world on fire. This Les Paul/Marshall combination, along with Clapton’s incredible playing, helped define not only the cutting edge blues-rock of the day, but the powerful, rich, and fat sound has influenced generations of guitar players ever since! […]

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Gibson Guitar Corporation Raided by Federal Agents

Federal agents last week stormed the Gibson Guitar factories in the Tennessee cities of Nashville and Memphis, confiscating pallets of exotic woods, computer equipment and several guitars.

The raids were part of an ongoing investigation into Gibson’s procurement of the materials it uses to construct its iconic instruments, which includes the Les Paul, the best-selling guitar of all time.

Henry Juszkiewicz, Gibson chief executive, said the justice department was misguided and that his company was fully compliant with all US and international laws. […]

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Acoustic Guitars

Gibson Jackson Browne Acoustic Guitar

The Gibson Acoustic Jackson Browne Model is a true collaboration between the artist and the guitar maker and is inspired by Gibson’s fabulous Jumbo body design of the 1930’s.

Jackson worked with Gibson Montana for 5 years perfecting this “round shoulder” Jumbo. He desired to create for upcoming generations of musicians the best acoustic guitar available — made by Gibson — with no modern “compromise” or shortcuts in construction, design, and features. This guitar would deliver the most natural and magical “tone quality” & superior live performance capability anywhere on this planet .

The Gibson Jackson Browne Model design is based on the Gibson acoustic guitars Jackson has been performing with for over a decade — that have left his audiences in awe of his natural acoustic tone on the big stage. […]

gibson vs epiphone Les Paul Guitars
Guitars

Epiphone Les Paul: Made in China vs Made In Korea?

I recently played a Made In China Epiphone guitar and have to admit, the workmanship was as nice as the Made In Korea Epiphone Les Paul guitars. What about the guitar’s quality and construction? Why they chose to install junk bridge that wasn’t married to the top is anybodies guess after doing such a nice job on the rest of the guitar. A couple of extra bucks and they would have had a much more marketable guitar. Which do you like better? Made In Korea or Made In China guitars? […]

Alex Lifeson Gibson Guitar Les Paul Review
Guitars

Reviewing the Alex Lifeson Gibson Les Paul Axcess Guitar [2020]

Gibson Created through extensive work with Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson, this new model incorporates the Graph Tech Ghost-equipped, Floyd Rose-licensed, double locking tremolo system. Newly designed output circuitry offers unprecedented signal routing (via “Regular” output jack and/or “Life-O-Sound” output jack) and tonal shaping flexibility (via push/pull pots) that make full use of the guitar’s complete pickup arsenal consisting of piezo and 496R ceramic-magnet neck humbucker and 498T Alnico V bridge humbucker. Available in viceroy brown and royal crimson finishes, both specified and approved by Alex Lifeson himself. […]

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Rare Randy Rhoads solo video footage surfaces

Randy Rhoads fans, here’s some unseen video footage that recently surfaced. As a huge randy Rhoads fan, whenever some unseen audio or video is discovered, it’s like finding the Holy Grail. And so it is, apparently, with the below video of Randy Rhoads performing an extended (7:50) solo from 1979 with his former band, Quiet Riot […]

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Gibson Les Paul Standard 2010 Limited Edition Review

Gibson Les Paul 2010 – Read a hands-on review of the Gibson 2010 Les Paul Standard Electric Guitar at Gear-Vault.com. The Les Paul Standard 2010 looks and plays just like a classic Les Paul, yet it’s a state-of-the-art electronic guitar that delivers the latest in Gibson Robot Tuning and Chameleon Tone technology. Get the best price on your Gibson Les Paul guitars a… […]