Gibson Announces NEW 2018 Guitars!
The Gibson 2018 USA range is here! A streamlined collection with a focus on old-school, traditional guitars with a classic spec. However, if you do want a more modern Gibson, packed with the latest technology and features, there are still more options for you. The Gibson 2018 collection will consist of Les Pauls, SGs, Firebirds, a Flying V and Explorer. This year, only the Les Paul Standard and SG Standard will be available as a Traditional and High-Performance model. And for all you lefties out there nearly every model will be available Left-Handed!
The new Gibson 2018 models will give players a huge choice, with each individual guitar giving players something different. Whether you are a beginner or a pro, the new 2018 series will perform consistently night after night, gig after gig and will last for years to come.
As predicted, there are new vibrant new colours available ranging from Blood Orange Burst to Cobalt Burst. Also, all of the Gibson 2018 guitars will benefit from cryogenically treated frets, which mean they stand up to fret-wear better than ever before! Each Gibson will come with either a hard-case or a soft-case, with soft-cases featuring an updated design.
The High-Performance Les Paul and SG models come with an updated G-Force system that tunes your guitar faster than ever, as well as an adjustable titanium nut and saddles. Something we have all been waiting for! Let’s jump in and check out the BRAND NEW 2018 Gibson Guitars!
Gibson USA 2018 Les Paul Standard
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. Also Available in Left Handed.
Gibson Les Paul Faded 2018
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. Also Available in Left Handed.
Gibson Les Paul Studio 2018
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.Also Available in Left Handed.
Gibson Les Paul Tribute 2018
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. Also Available in Left Handed.
Gibson SG Special 2018
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 sat- in-nitro finish that perfectly blend style and simplicity. A Slim Taper neck delivers increased comfort and ease for faster playing. Also Available in Left Handed.
Gibson Les Paul Classic 2018
The Les Paul Classic guitar conveys major elements of the iconic Les Paul look with the legendary tone- wood 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.
Gibson SG Standard 2018
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. Also Available in Left Handed.
Gibson USA 2018 Explorer
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.
Gibson Firebird 2018, Ebony
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 head- stock, 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. Also Available in Left Handed.