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Gibson and Triumph join forces to unveil 1959 Legends custom Les Paul and motorcycle

Based on coveted 1959 offerings from each company, the guitar and motorcycle were built as an initiative to raise funds for the annual Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride. Gibson has teamed up with the legendary motorcycle brand Triumph to create a new 1959 Legends collection, featuring a one-of-a-kind custom electric guitar and accompanying motorcycle.
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Peter Frampton recounts the recovery and restoration of his legendary Gibson “Phenix” Les Paul in new 20-minute video

The story of Peter Frampton’s fabled Gibson “Phenix” Les Paul is perhaps the most well-known tale of lost-and-found electric guitars in the whole of guitar lore. Given to him by his friend Marc Mariana during a four-show stint at Fillmore West in 1970, the beloved ‘50s Black Beauty was separated from the Humble Pie icon following a deadly plane crash a decade later.

Slash and Gibson team up for a special Les Paul to commemorate the rocker’s latest album, 4

Slash and Gibson have teamed up on a limited edition Les Paul to commemorate the top hat-donning rocker’s fourth album with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators. The Slash Les Paul Standard Limited 4 Album Edition comes in a Translucent Cherry finish and is decked out with signature appointments that are sure to excite collectors and fans of the top hat-donning rocker.

“I just wanted to be a working musician. I never dreamt of any of this!” John 5 on covering Queen, loving Les Paul and surpassing his wildest dreams

John 5 must surely be one of the hardest working guitar players in the industry. Songwriter for hire, solo artist, hired gun for some of the most prominent rock stars in the world – these are often roles he occupies simultaneously. He’s probably best known for his stint with disgraced rocker Marylin Manson, or his current gig with Rob Zombie but that doesn’t really reflect the breadth of his CV.

Author compares Eddie Van Halen to Les Paul

Journalists Brad Tolinski and Chris Gill knew Eddie Van Halen, having interviewed the late Van Halen guitarist over the course of the musician’s career. Now, the two share their conversations with the legendary guitar player in “Eruption: Conversations with Eddie Van Halen.”. “This is the first chance I...