Gibson Custom Introduce “Slash 1963 ES-335” Limited Collectors Edition Guitar

Continuing to celebrate 130 years, and its decades long partnership with guitarist Slash, iconic global instrument brand, Gibson, has announced the release of a very limited collector’s edition 1963 ES-335 from Gibson Custom. Only 50 of these collector’s edition, hand-signed guitars will be available, exclusively via the Gibson Garage Nashville.
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Dave Grohl Partners with Epiphone for New Custom Guitar

Foo Fighters main man, Dave Grohl, has joined up with Epiphone to issue a custom guitar, part of the Epiphone Inspired by Custom Collection. The Dave Grohl DG-335 pays tribute to Grohl’s longtime touring six-string mainstay. The guitar continues a new era of premium features for Epiphone, including high-quality electronics and design upgrades. Keep reading below for further information. 
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Gibson Custom Shop and Epiphone Team Up with Kirk Hammett of Metallica to Release His Iconic 1979 Flying V, Available Worldwide

For 150 years, Epiphone has been a leading innovator in instrument design. By leveraging its iconic past and leaning into the future, Epiphone has set the stage for the next era of sound for present and future generations. Heavy metal guitars don’t get more iconic than Kirk Hammett’s 1979 Gibson Flying V™. Epiphone is proud to unveil its first official global release and partnership with Kirk Hammett, legendary guitarist of the multi-platinum-selling and GRAMMY® Award-winning band Metallica. In partnership with Gibson Custom Shop, Epiphone is bringing the genre-defining sound of Metallica’s early albums to every stage with the Kirk Hammett 1979 Flying V – a painstaking recreation of Kirk’s prized original, available in Ebony and Purple Metallic finishes worldwide at the link below!Continue reading

Adam Jones of Tool and Gibson Collaborate on A New 1979V2 Les Paul Custom in Antique Silverburst  

Gibson and legendary Tool guitarist Adam Jones have teamed up to announce their next collaboration in the collection with the Adam Jones 1979V2 Les Paul Custom from Gibson Custom Shop. The new Adam Jones 1979V2 Les Paul Custom is a new take on Adam’s #1 guitar, his prized original Silverburst 1979 Gibson Les Paul. Check out the spec sheet here.

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AC/DC’s “Back In Black to be Celebrated by Guns N’ Roses, Alice In Chains, Anthrax And Lamb Of God in a Livestream This Week


“Back in Black 40th Anniversary: A Virtual Celebration” livestream event will take place this Friday, July 24 At 5:00pm ET/2:00pm PT . Hosted by Jared James Nichols, the “Back in Black 40th Anniversary: A Virtual Celebration” will feature Slash, Sebastian Bach, members of Alice in Chains, Cage the Elephant, Anthrax, Trivium, Lamb of God, Refused, Airbourne, GWAR, Cherie Currie, Dave Amato, Orianthi, Sergio Vallin of Mana, Emily Wolfe, Brian Posehn, and many more. The special event will include AC/DC testimonials, appearances, tutorials, and performances. Tune-in on Friday, July 24 at 5:00PM ET to watch the free livestream, “Back in Black 40th Anniversary: A Virtual Celebration” across the Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitch channels of Consequence of Sound. To kick the event, enter to win AC/DC gear including the Gibson Custom Shop 1961 Les Paul SG “Red Devil” guitar in Cherry Red just like Angus Young’s of AC/DC, as well as, two Gibson SG Standard’s in Ebony.

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Slash Named Global Ambassador For Gibson Guitars

Legendary Guns N Roses lead guitarist Slash, synonymous with Gibson guitars in his career, has been named the first-ever Global Ambassador for the world-renowned guitar brand. As part of his induction, Slash will be developing new products across three of Gibson’s celebrated brands – Gibson Custom, Gibson and Epiphone. Watch Slash discuss the partnership in this exclusive clip.Continue reading