Slash “Victoria” Les Paul Goldtop Standard Guitar Joins the Slash Collection from Gibson, Available Worldwide Now

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Joins the Gibson Slash Collection

Available Worldwide Now

After more than a century,¬†Gibson¬†artists, players¬†and¬†fans¬†continue to experience the¬†#1 guitar brand rejuvenated.¬†Gibson¬†is played by the¬†best and brightest artists, across¬†generations and genres¬†and¬†has emerged as the¬†most relevant, most played,¬†and¬†most¬†loved guitar brand¬†around the world.¬†¬†The¬†Gibson¬†Slash Collection¬†crosses three decades of partnership between¬†Gibson¬†and¬†Slash, and in a history-making move for the brand, is the first evergreen artist collection made by¬†Gibson.¬†Slash¬†and¬†Gibson¬†worked in close collaboration and the collection features multiple acoustic and electric guitars. The¬†Slash Collection¬†represents the influential¬†Gibson¬†guitars¬†Slash¬†has used throughout his career, inspiring multiple generations of players around the world.¬†Today,¬†December 1¬†marks the release of the new¬†Gibson Slash ‚ÄúVictoria‚ÄĚ Les Paul Standard Goldtop; available worldwide.

The¬†Gibson Slash Collection Gibson ‚ÄúVictoria‚ÄĚ Les Paul Standard¬†in¬†Goldtop¬†finish features a maple top, a solid mahogany body, a dark back finish and¬†Slash‚Äôs¬†personal touches including a¬†C-shaped neck¬†profile, uncovered¬†Gibson Custom BurstBucker Alnico 2¬†pickups, color coordinated hardware appointments, hand-wired electronics with¬†Orange Drop¬ģ¬†capacitors¬†and a vintage style brown hardshell case. Exclusive to the¬†Slash Collection¬†are¬†Slash‚Äôs ‚ÄúSkully‚Ä̬†signature drawing on the back of the headstock,¬†Slash‚Äôs¬†signature on the truss rod cover, a blank truss rod cover in the case,¬†Slash‚Äôs¬†new¬†Ernie Ball¬ģ¬†strings, and four¬†Slash Jim Dunlop Tortex¬ģ¬†picks. The new¬†Goldtop¬†joins the previously announced four¬†Les Paul Standard¬†electric guitars and¬†two J-45 Standard¬†acoustic guitars.

Each¬†Slash Collection Les Paul Standard¬†features a¬†AAA maple top, a¬†solid mahogany body¬†and¬†Slash‚Äôs¬†personal touches including a¬†C-shaped neck profile, Gibson Custom BurstBucker‚ĄĘ¬†Alnico 2 pickups,¬†¬†color coordinated hardware appointments, hand-wired electronics with¬†Orange Drop¬ģ¬†capacitors¬†and a vintage style brown hardshell case. Exclusive to the¬†Slash Collection¬†are¬†Slash‚Äôs ‚ÄúSkully‚Ä̬†signature drawing on the back of the headstock,¬†Slash‚Äôs¬†signature on the truss rod cover, a blank truss rod cover in the case,¬†Slash‚Äôs¬†new¬†Ernie Ball¬ģ¬†strings¬†, and four¬†Slash Jim Dunlop Tortex¬ģ¬†picks.¬†The¬†Slash Collection Les Paul Standard¬†is available in¬†November Burst, Appetite Burst, Vermillion Burst¬†and¬†Anaconda Burst.¬†

Each¬†Slash Collection Gibson J-45 Standard¬†features a blend of traditional appointments and modern features including a¬†custom Slash¬†rounded¬†C-shaped neck profile, a fatter¬†and more¬†modern 16” fingerboard radius¬†and a versatile¬†LR BaggsTMVTC pickup¬†for natural acoustic sound. Exclusive to the¬†Slash Collection¬†are¬†Slash‚Äôs ‚ÄúSkully‚ÄĚ signature¬†drawing on the back of the headstock,¬†Slash‚Äôs¬†signature on the¬†truss rod cover¬†with a blank truss rod cover in the case and¬†four Slash Jim Dunlop Tortex¬ģ picks. The¬†Slash Collection J-45 Standard¬†is available in¬†November Burst¬†and¬†Vermillion Burst.

“Developing my new¬†Collection¬†with the new team at¬†Gibson¬†has been really exciting,‚ÄĚ says¬†Slash. ‚ÄúThe quality and attention to detail is next level, and these guitars truly reflect what I play live and in the studio. I think guitarists will be inspired by what we’ve put together.‚Ä̬†

‚ÄúDeveloping¬†Slash‚Äôs Collection¬†with him has been an amazing experience‚ÄĚ says¬†Cesar Gueikian¬†of¬†Gibson. ‚ÄúThe fact that¬†Slash¬†is intimately involved in this journey makes it special and a true representation of him and his sound. I am excited to formally announce the addition of the¬†Victoria Goldtop¬†to the¬†Collection¬†and I am looking forward to reading fan and media theories about why we chose to call it¬†Victoria. Plus, stay tuned for more to come in the future with¬†Slash.‚ÄĚ

Headquartered in the heart of downtown¬†Nashville, the¬†iconic, American-made instrument brand,Gibson¬†has been¬†creating,¬†inspiring,¬†and¬†contributing¬†to the¬†‚Äėshare of sound‚Äô¬†for¬†126 years. Across all of¬†Gibson‚Äôs¬†brands and¬†collections, the story continues to be told with¬†iconic and emerging artists¬†that inspire the now and nurture the next generation of¬†Gibson,¬†Epiphone¬†and¬†Kramer¬†fans.¬†¬†

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