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Gibson USA Slash Les Paul Core Collection
Nathaniel has an appetite, an appetite for the Gibson USA Slash Collection Les Paul Standards. Available in four unique finishes over AAA-grade flame maple tops, these signature Les Paul Standards are based on Gibson's Original Collection ‘50s Les Paul Standards and come with Slash signature picks and strings, a Scully logo on the back of the headstock, and a Slash signature truss rod cover (with a blank in the case).
We’re happy to present, for the first time, the brand new Gibson Slash Les Paul standards for 2020. These come in four unique finishes: the November Burst (which looks and feels like a Tobacco Sunburst), Appetite Burst (which replicates the Appetite for Destruction Burst used on the album) Vermillion Burst (which is a black to red teardrop), and Anaconda Burst (which is a black to green teardrop).
Gibson based these guitars on the Original Collection 50s Les Paul Standards, but they added a few important updates and changes. These come with an upgraded, AAA-grade flame maple top and no pickguard (which really shows off that top wood), double-black Slashbucker pickups, and the Appetite Burst has zebra bobbin pickups.
We've also got the Slash signature on the truss rod, but they’ve included a blank truss rod too, just in case you want to keep the guitars anonymous. It also comes with the Slash Scully logo on the back of a headstock. As a bonus, inside the cases are four signature Jim Dunlop Slash picks, as well as Slash’s signature Ernie Ball strings.
It's been a lot of fun playing these slash Signature models, and it's great to revisit some of the riffs I used to play all the time when I was in my bedroom in Manchester, learning to play great songs. A lot of us have wanted to be or pretended to be Slash at some point, and I'm on a Guns N’ Roses/Slash train at the moment, so this is the perfect thing for it.