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  • Adam Jones Epiphone 1979 Les Paul Custom Price & Release Date

    Adam Jones Epiphone 1979 Les Paul Custom Price & Release Date

    Here’s how much you’ll pay for the new Adam Jones Epiphone 1979 Les Paul Custom, and how it compares to its signature Gibson Les Paul model It’s been like 2+ years in the making, but the Adam Jones Epiphone 1979 Les Paul Custom is finally here, bringing nearly everything you could possibly want – specs wise…

  • Adam Jones Gibson Les Paul Custom: The $15K Collector’s Dream

    Adam Jones Gibson Les Paul Custom: The $15K Collector’s Dream

    The Adam Jones 1979V2 Les Paul Custom is now discontinued and is one of the hottest collectors items on the guitar market. Here’s everything you need to know… If you want to get your hands on Adam Jones’ Gibson Les Paul Custom, you’re going to need seriously deep pockets. The now discontinued model – there were…

  • Epiphone Matt Heafy Origins Review: Incredible 6 And 7 String BEASTS!

    Epiphone Matt Heafy Origins Review: Incredible 6 And 7 String BEASTS!

    The Epiphone Matt Heafy Origins Les Paul has hit the market, and there are some significant upgrades over the original! Let’s check out both new models, and go over why they are some of the best value around. Epiphone Matt Heafy Origins: A Gig-Ready Les Paul For Metal? Matt Heafy and Trivium have been big…

  • Epiphone Power Players Guitar Review: The PERFECT Beginner Setup?

    Epiphone Power Players Guitar Review: The PERFECT Beginner Setup?

    The Epiphone Power Players series claims to be a “real” guitar for beginners of all sizes. So how do they stack up next to the full-size models? Today we review the two different models and break down the features. Epiphone Power Players SG and Les Paul: Little Shop Of Shred! The new Epiphone Power Players…

  • The Best Guitars We Reviewed In 2022: A Definitive List

    The Best Guitars We Reviewed In 2022: A Definitive List

    It hasn’t been the busiest year for guitar production, but we have our picks for the best guitars of 2022 that cover all kinds of budgets! So let’s take a look at the best axes for rocking, no matter how fat your wallet is! Best Guitar 2022 Choosing The Best Guitar Whether or not you…

  • Adam Jones Epiphone 1979 Les Paul Custom is 100% Happening.

    Adam Jones Epiphone 1979 Les Paul Custom is 100% Happening.

    Adam Jones of Tool has teased a new signature model – only this time it looks as if it will be an Epiphone Les Paul Signature model UPDATE: 22/6/22 We FINALLY have an update for Adam Jones’ Signature Epiphone Les Paul model. And like all good updates, this one comes straight from the horse’s mouth. Adam…

  • Epiphone Les Paul Prophecy Colors: What’re Your Options?

    Epiphone Les Paul Prophecy Colors: What’re Your Options?

    The Epiphone Les Paul Prophecy is one of the best modern electric guitars on the market right now – especially for metal. But what colors is the Epiphone Les Paul Prophecy available in? Between 2020 and 2022, there were a lot of guitars released. Plenty of them were very impressive. But one of our favorite guitars…

  • What Kind Of Pickups Are In A Les Paul Epiphone?

    What Kind Of Pickups Are In A Les Paul Epiphone?

    Thinking about buying an Epiphone Les Paul? Wondering what kind of pickups they use? We have just the guide for you. Read on to find out ALL the different types of pickups that are used inside Epiphone Les Paul guitars… What Kind Of Pickups Are In A Les Paul Epiphone? The Main 3… There are…

  • The Best Epiphone Les Paul Models: 5 TOP Choices for Rock & Metal

    The Best Epiphone Les Paul Models: 5 TOP Choices for Rock & Metal

    Epiphone has always been the affordable option to Gibson for decades now, and every year they seem to get better when it comes to quality. Today, we will look at the top 5 models, spanning all of the price points. The Gibson Les Paul is an iconic guitar, and the single-cut design has been around…

  • Why The Beatles Used Epiphone Guitars – Not Gibson

    Why The Beatles Used Epiphone Guitars – Not Gibson

    The Beatles were – and still are – one of the biggest bands to ever walk the earth. But why did The Beatles use Epiphone guitars and not the more expensive Gibson models? Let’s find out… If you were George Harrison or John Lennon in the 1960s and 1970s, the world was essentially your oyster. They had…

  • Why The Beatles ONLY Ever Used Vox Amps

    Why The Beatles ONLY Ever Used Vox Amps

    Why did The Beatles only ever use Vox amps? Here’s the inside story on the real reason why The Beatles choose to use Vox amps – and it has nothing to do with guitar tone! Few other bands have as much lore as The Beatles. As one of the greatest and biggest bands to ever walk…

  • What Epiphone Les Paul Should I Buy? The BEST Guide For 2021!

    What Epiphone Les Paul Should I Buy? The BEST Guide For 2021!

    So you know you want an Epiphone. But what Epiphone Les Paul should I buy? Today we break down the different models, and help you decide which is the best choice! What Epiphone Les Paul Should I Buy? We absolutely LOVE Epiphone here at Electrikjam. Not only are Epiphone guitars affordable, but these are usually…

  • What Is The Best Quality Epiphone Les Paul? The 2021 Guide To Budget Beasts!

    What Is The Best Quality Epiphone Les Paul? The 2021 Guide To Budget Beasts!

    The Les Paul is iconic in Rock and Roll and Metal. So what is the best quality Epiphone Les Paul out there for the money? The Les Paul is just as synonymous with Rock music as a wall of Marshall amplifiers. So many players over the last five decades have chosen the Les Paul as…

  • Is An Epiphone A Real Les Paul? The #1 Most Asked Question!

    Is An Epiphone A Real Les Paul? The #1 Most Asked Question!

    Is an Epiphone a real Les Paul? This is one of the most asked questions we get, and today we set the record straight. The answer might surprise you! This is a debate that I have seen for years all over internet forums. I have also heard it from guitarists before the internet was ever…

  • Epiphone SG vs Epiphone Les Paul – Which is Best?

    Epiphone SG vs Epiphone Les Paul – Which is Best?

    In a straight-up Epiphone SG vs Epiphone Les Paul comparison which is the better guitar? In this guide, we take a detailed look at both of these massively popular electric guitars… This is a pickle because both of these guitars are great options. They’re both specced to the hilt, they both play great, and they’re…

  • Epiphone Les Paul Prophecy Weight: It’s LIGHTER Than Expected…

    Epiphone Les Paul Prophecy Weight: It’s LIGHTER Than Expected…

    The Epiphone Les Paul Prophecy is a stunning guitar with amazing pickups and a beautiful finish. We’re big fans. But how much does the Epiphone Les Paul Prophecy weigh? Let’s find out… The Epiphone Les Paul Prophecy launched in 2020 and brought with it a myriad of updates and tweaks, including the addition of Fishman…

  • The Best Strings For A Gibson Les Paul: My #1 Picks For 2020

    The Best Strings For A Gibson Les Paul: My #1 Picks For 2020

    Strings are usually a pretty personal choice. The different gauges produce a totally different feel. The best strings for a Gibson Les Paul will depend on different factors. Let’s take a look at them! String Gauge can be a hot topic, and everyone has their own personal idea of what strings go with certain guitars.…

  • What’s The Best Les Paul Copy? 2021’s KILLER Models

    What’s The Best Les Paul Copy? 2021’s KILLER Models

    If you want a Les Paul but you don’t want to pay Gibson money, what’re the best Les Paul copy models on the market right now?  Gibson Les Paul guitars are iconic. Used by the greats, both old and new, Gibson’s Les Paul Custom and Standard guitars have been used to create some of the…

  • Epiphone SG Colors: What’re Your Options In 2021?

    Epiphone SG Colors: What’re Your Options In 2021?

    Want an Epiphone SG? Wondering about what color options the guitar is available in? Here’s a complete breakdown of ALL the current available Epiphone SG colors… The Epiphone SG is a brilliant guitar. It is lighter than the Les Paul, easier to play with a brighter sound, and it looks amazing with its iconic double…

  • Matt Heafy’s New Epiphone Guitar is Literal Guitar Porn

    Matt Heafy’s New Epiphone Guitar is Literal Guitar Porn

    Matt Heafy released a new signature Epiphone Les Paul model in 2021. It’s got Fishman Fluence pickups. And it is truly a thing of beauty… Matt Heafy of TRIVIUM announced his new Epiphone Signature model in January 2021 and, like a lot of Epiphone’s output in 2020/21, the guitar is a veritable smorgasbord of awesomeness.…

  • One Of The Best Beginner Guitars: Epiphone Les Paul Special 2

    One Of The Best Beginner Guitars: Epiphone Les Paul Special 2

    When looking at Beginner Guitars, there are a ton of options out there. So many, if fact, it can be a little overwhelming to anyone just getting started. Today we take a look at one of my top picks for the best beginner guitars, and surprise…it’s an Epiphone!. Beginner Guitars: What Is A Beginner Guitar?…

  • Best Cases For Epiphone Les Paul Guitars: 2021’s #1 Picks…

    Best Cases For Epiphone Les Paul Guitars: 2021’s #1 Picks…

    If you have an Epiphone Les Paul guitar, you should – no question about it – have a case to keep your beloved axe in good condition. And right now, these are the Best Cases For Epiphone Les Paul… Best Cases For Epiphone Les Paul – Overview CASE Best For… Price/Best Deal Epiphone Case Les Paul Beginner,…

  • Epiphone SG Standard Vs Epiphone SG Custom: What’s The Difference?

    Epiphone SG Standard Vs Epiphone SG Custom: What’s The Difference?

    The Gibson SG is an iconic rock guitar. But what is the difference between the Epiphone SG Custom and the Epiphone SG Standard? Let’s take a look and find out! The Epiphone SG: A Short History We have already taken a look at the difference between the famous Les Paul Models, earlier this month. But…

  • The Legendary Epiphone Slash Signature Series COMING In 2021…

    The Legendary Epiphone Slash Signature Series COMING In 2021…

    Another chance for the Epiphone Slash Signature Series after it’s untimely death a few years ago? 2021’s shaping up to be EPIC with Epiphone’s now-confirmed Slash Signature Series scheduled for a release later on this year… Slash already has his own Gibson signature series. That lineup of Les Pauls launched in 2020. But the Guns…

  • The Epiphone Wilshire: A Forgotten Design Gets Re-released for 2020!

    The Epiphone Wilshire: A Forgotten Design Gets Re-released for 2020!

    Epiphone has been doing a stellar job of taking some of their older, forgotten models and revamping them for 2020. One of my favorites, the Epiphone Wilshire is getting the same treatment. The Epiphone Wilshire gets Another Chance… Epiphone this year has been all about their “Inspired By Gibson” line, which takes older models, and…

  • New Epiphone ES Models For 2020: “Inspired By Gibson” Line Expands!

    New Epiphone ES Models For 2020: “Inspired By Gibson” Line Expands!

    This has been an crazy year for Epiphone. We have seen the classic lineup completely expand, and seen popular models change their designs. The lineup continues to expand with the new Epiphone ES models “Inspired By Gibson”. Unleash The New Epiphone ES Models! 2020 hasn’t been the greatest year for most people, for many different…

  • Epiphone ’59 Les Paul: An Amazing First Time Collaboration!

    Epiphone ’59 Les Paul: An Amazing First Time Collaboration!

    An Epiphone ’59 Les Paul? Epiphone seems to have all kinds of spectacular announcements this year. The most coveted of all Les Paul models is the 1959 Custom, and this year you can get the most affordable model ever. The most sought-after Les Paul models on the planet are from the 1959 series. These guitars…

  • Epiphone Prophecy 2020 Lineup: New GORGEOUS Models For Metal!

    Epiphone Prophecy 2020 Lineup: New GORGEOUS Models For Metal!

    Years ago, Epiphone launched the Prophecy Series as an alternative to it’s more classicly styled models. The Prophecy had USA pickups and upgrades galore… but somehow lost popularity. So what have they unveiled for the 2020 lineup? The Epiphone Prophecy 2020 Lineup Has A Forgotten Legacy…. A little over a decade ago, Epiphone launched its…

  • How Many Frets Are On A Les Paul Epiphone?

    How Many Frets Are On A Les Paul Epiphone?

    Frets and scale length make a big difference in your playing style. So how many frets are on a Les Paul Epiphone? The answer is almost always 22 frets. This is due to Epiphone being modeled after Gibson guitars. How Many Frets Are On A Les Paul Epiphone? And Why? Les Paul models are known…

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