WNAMM10: Slash 2010 Appetite For Destruction Les Paul
Gibson put the latest in a series of prototypes on display 17-Jan-10
Gibson have announced the upcoming release of the latest Slash 2010 "Appetite" Les Paul. Inspired by the axe that the legendary Guns and Roses guitar hero played on the multi-platinum selling "Appetite for Destruction" album and practically every recording since. The company have been showing off the latest in a series of prototypes being skillfully constructed by the Gibson USA Division luthiers for Slash's inspection.
Included are the features one would expect to be included in a guitar of this magnitude from the traditional style weight relief mahogany body with AAA figured maple top to the new Seymour Duncan Slash Signature Alnico II pickups. Special capacitors have been selected by Slash to create the vintage Les Paul sound he demands and "Tone Pro" hardware with historic machine heads, locking bridge and tailpiece to keep it all in tune and performing like a star. Itemized List of Features:
Traditional style weight relief Mahogany body with AAA Figured Maple top
Unique neck profile made for Slash features rounded 60's shape
Rosewood fingerboard with trapezoid inlays
Un-burst top with faded cherry back lacquer finish
Slash signature smoking skull with top hat artwork for peghead face
New Seymour Duncan Slash Signature Alnico II pickups
Special capacitors selected by Slash for vintage tone
Tone Pro hardware with historic machine heads, locking bridge and tailpiece
Pricing and Availability:
The Slash "Appetite for Destruction" Les Paul will be released in the coming weeks in limited quantities from Gibson USA, Gibson Custom Division and from Epiphone.