Gibson USA 2019 Line Up First Look

Gibson USA 2019 Line Up - First Look

The new 2019 year of Gibson USA Electric Guitars is almost upon us, and we thought we'd give you a quick early look at the new line up! A more streamlined range from Gibson, featuring new finishes, subtle tweaks and improvements across the board (as well as a return to Rosewood fretboards!), we are looking at a new era for Gibson with a sharp focus on doing what they do best - making great guitars. Check them out below for a quick look at what's on offer!

Les Paul Standard
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Seafoam Green

Blueberry Burst

Heritage Cherry Sunburst

Trans Amber
The iconic Les Paul Standard is celebrated by the world’s greatest musicians as the standard for perfection in the world of electric guitars. The new 2019 Les Paul Standard features the popular asymmetrical Slim Taper neck profile with Ultra-Modern weight relief for increased comfort and playability. Impeccable looks are highlighted by the powerful tonewood combination of mahogany back and carved maple AAA figured top. Calibrated BurstBucker Pro humbuckers provide modern and classic tones, while immense tonal variety comes from 4 push-pull knobs and an internal 5 position DIP switch for a multitude of tonal variations.

Body
Body Style: Les Paul Standard
Body: Mahogany
Top: AAA Figured Maple
Weight relief: Ultra Modern
Binding: Cream

Neck
Neck: Mahogany
Neck profile: Asymmetrical Slim Taper
Nut width: 1.695”
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Scale length: 24.75”
Number of frets: 22 - Medium - Cryogenically Treated
Nut: Tektoid
Inlay: Acrylic Trapezoid
Binding: Cream
Binding Style: Traditional, Rolled
Hardware
Bridge: Aluminum Nashville Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Aluminum Stopbar
Knobs: Amber Top Hats
Tuners: Grover Locking Rotomatics with Keystone Buttons
Plating: Chrome

Electronics
Neck pickup: Burstbucker Pro Rhythm
Bridge pickup: Burstbucker Pro Lead
Controls: HP-4 High Performance Circuit Featuring: 2 Push/Pull Volumes, 2 Push/Pull Tones, 3-Way Toggle Switch, and Internal 5-Position DIP Switch

Finish
Finishes available: Seafoam Green, Blueberry Burst, Heritage Cherry Sunburst, Trans Amber
Case: Gibson Hardshell
Also available in Left-Handed models.
Les Paul Traditional
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Tobacco Sunburst

Heritage Cherry Sunburst

Manhattan Midnight
Based on the Les Paul guitar that established the legend, with the power, look, and feel of the world's most desirable dual-humbucker electric guitar. The Les Paul Traditional retains the archetypal feel of the vintage Les Paul guitars in its rounded neck profile, solid rosewood fingerboard and non-weight relieved body. Traditional looks are complemented by the legendary tonewood combination of a mahogany body and AA figured maple top, Vintage Keystone tuners, ABR-1 Tune-o-matic bridge and nickel-plated hardware. Classic PAF tones are enhanced by hand-wired electronics including Orange Drop capacitors.

Body
Body Style: Les Paul
Back: Mahogany
Top: AA Figured Maple
Weight relief: N/a
Binding Cream

Neck
Neck: Mahogany
Neck profile: Rounded
Nut width: 1.695”
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Scale length: 24.75”
Number of frets: 22
Nut: Tektoid
Inlay: Acrylic Trapezoids
Binding: Cream
Binding Style: Traditional, Rolled
Hardware
Bridge: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Aluminum Stopbar
Knobs: Amber Top Hats with Pointers
Tuners: Vintage Deluxe with Keystone Buttons
Plating: Nickel

Electronics
Neck pickup: Burstbucker 1
Bridge pickup: Burstbucker 2
Controls: 2 Volumes, 2 Tones & Toggle Switch (Hand-wired with Orange Drop Capacitors)

Finish
Finishes: Tobacco Burst, Heritage Cherry Sunburst, Manhattan Midnight
Case: Gibson Hardshell
Also available in Left-Handed models.
Les Paul Classic
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Honeyburst

Gold Top

Ebony

Heritage Cherry Sunburst
The new 2019 Gibson Les Paul Classic boasts a traditional tone wood construction of a mahogany back and maple top coupled with a mahogany neck and bound rosewood fingerboard. A slim taper neck profile and 61 R and 61 T zebra pickups provide the playability and classic Gibson tones from the era, 4 push-pull control assembly give a sonic variety to this complete guitar package.

Body
Body Style: Les Paul
Back: Mahogany
Top: Maple
Weight relief: 9-Hole
Binding: Cream

Neck
Neck: Mahogany
Neck profile: Slim Taper
Nut width: 1.695”
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Scale length: 24.75”
Number of frets: 22
Nut: Tektoid
Inlay: Acrylic Trapezoids
Binding: Cream
Binding Style: Traditional, Rolled
Hardware
Bridge: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Aluminum Stopbar
Knobs: Gold Top Hats with Silver Reflectors
Tuners: Grover Rotomatics with Kidney Buttons
Plating: Nickel

Electronics
Neck pickup: Burstbucker 61R (Zebra) Bridge pickup: Burstbucker 61T (Zebra)
Controls: 2 Push/Pull Volumes (Coil-Tap), 2 Push/Pull Tones (Pure Bypass/Phase) & Toggle Switch

Finish
Finishes available: Honeyburst, Gold Top, Ebony, Heritage Cherry Sunburst
Case: Hardshell
Also available in Left-Handed models.
Les Paul Studio
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BBQ Burst

Tangerine Burst

Ebony

Wine Red
The Les Paul Studio embodies the essential Les Paul features with enhancements for playability and tonal versatility. The white-bound rosewood fingerboard and slim-taper mahogany neck provide effortless playability and comfort. The 490R and 498T pickups provide tight, high output humbucking performance and the two push-pull pots offer additional coil-tapping options.

Body
Body Style: Les Paul
Back: Mahogany
Top: Maple
Weight relief: Ultra-Modern
Binding: N/a

Neck
Neck: Mahogany
Neck profile: Slim Taper
Nut width: 1.695”
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Scale length: 24.75”
Number of frets: 22
Nut: Tektoid
Inlay: Acrylic Trapezoids
Binding: White
Binding Style: Traditional, Rolled
Hardware
Bridge: Aluminum Nashville Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Aluminum Stopbar
Knobs: Black Speed Knobs
Tuners: Grover Rotomatics with Kidney Buttons
Plating: Chrome

Electronics
Neck pickup: 490R
Bridge pickup: 498T
Controls: 2 Push/Pull Volumes (Coil-Tap), 2 Tones & Toggle Switch

Finish
Finishes available: BBQ Burst, Tangerine Burst, Ebony, Wine Red
Case: Gibson Hardshell
Also available in Left-Handed models.
Les Paul Studio Tribute
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Satin Tobacco Burst

Satin Iced Tea

Satin Cherry Sunburst

Satin Honeyburst
The Les Paul Studio Tribute captures the vibe, feel and tonality of a traditional Les Paul in two new finishes for 2019. A slim taper maple neck profile and ultra-modern weight relief make the 2019 Gibson Les Paul Studio Tribute a pleasure to play. A pair of open-coil 490 humbucking pickups with Alnico II magnets provide classic 50's era tone, power and sustain.

Body
Body Style: Les Paul
Back: Mahogany
Top: Maple
Weight relief: Ultra-Modern
Binding: N/a

Neck
Neck: Maple
Neck profile: Rounded
Nut width: 1.695”
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Scale length: 24.75”
Number of frets: 22
Nut: Tektoid
Inlay: Acrylic Dots
Binding: N/a
Binding Style: N/a
Hardware
Bridge: Aluminum Nashville Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Aluminum Stopbar
Knobs: Gold Top Hats
Tuners: Vintage Deluxe with Keystone Buttons
Plating: Nickel

Electronics
Neck pickup: 490R
Bridge pickup: 490T
Controls: 2 Volumes, 2 Tones & Toggle Switch

Finish
Satin Tobacco Burst, Satin Iced Tea, Satin Cherry Sunburst, Satin Honeyburst
Case: Soft Shell Case
Also available in Left-Handed models.
Les Paul Junior Tribute DC

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Worn Cherry

Blue Stain

Worn Ebony

Worn Brown
The Gibson Les Paul Junior was first introduced as a Les Paul option for students and beginners. The new Gibson Les Paul Junior Double Cut boasts true vintage styling with a mahogany body and maple neck finished in a gorgeous Satin finish. The pickup and controls are mounted in an all new pickguard design; a new take on a traditional design. Rosewood fingerboard, compensated wraparound tailpiece and P-90 pickup for classic tone and performance finish the package beautifully.

Body
Body Style: Les Paul Junior
Back: Mahogany
Top: N/a
Weight relief: N/a
Binding: N/a

Neck
Neck: Maple
Neck profile: Slim Taper
Nut width: 1.695”
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Scale length: 24.75”
Number of frets: 22
Nut: Tektoid
Inlay: Acrylic Dots
Binding: N/a
Binding Style: N/a
Hardware
Bridge: Compensated Wraparound
Tailpiece: N/a
Knobs: Black Top Hats
Tuners: Vintage Deluxe with White Buttons
Plating: Chrome

Electronics
Neck pickup: N/a
Bridge pickup: P-90
Controls: 1 Volume & 1 Tone

Finish
Finishes available: Worn Cherry, Blue Stain, Worn Ebony, Worn Brown
Case: Gigbag
Also available in Left-Handed.
SG Standard ‘61

In 1961 the Les Paul Standard received total overhaul, resulting in design that turned into what we now know as the SG. The new 2019 Gibson SG Standard '61 retains the styling of the original featuring a slim taper mahogany neck and a bound rosewood fingerboard. The mahogany body features period correct, deeply sculpted body scarfing, 5-ply small early 60's style pickguard as well as early 60's style neck joint at the 22nd fret. Nickel-plated hardware, ABR-1 Tune-o-matic bridge and aluminum stopbar tailpiece and Vintage Keystone tuners. The pickups are period correct 61R and 61T humbuckers for a classic PAF voice with added power and top end. Available in a classy gloss Vintage Cherry finish.

Body
Body Style: SG
Back: Mahogany
Top: N/a
Weight relief: N/a
Binding: N/a

Neck
Neck: Mahogany
Neck profile: Slim Taper
Nut width: 1.695”
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Scale length: 24.75”
Number of frets: 22
Nut: Tektoid
Inlay: Acrylic Trapezoids
Binding: Cream
Binding Style: Traditional, Rolled
Hardware
Bridge: ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Aluminum Stopbar
Knobs: Black Top Hats with Silver Reflectors
Tuners: Vintage Deluxe with Keystone Buttons
Plating: Nickel

Electronics
Neck pickup: Burstbucker 61R
Bridge pickup: Burstbucker 61T
Controls: 2 Volumes, 2 Tones & Toggle Switch

Finish
Finishes available: Vintage Cherry
Case: Hard Shell Case
Also available in Left-Handed.
SG Standard
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Ebony

Heritage Cherry
For 2019 the Gibson SG Standard boasts classic looks and that historic playability you associate with the traditional SGs of the 1960s. A slim taper mahogany neck profile is complimented by a bound rosewood fingerboard, 490R and 490T pickups housed in a mahogany body give those luscious SG tones with the power to drive the volume when needed. A black 5-ply full face pickguard set this SG Standard apart from others... a truly versatile classic.

Body
Body Style: SG
Back: Mahogany
Top: N/a
Weight relief: N/a
Binding: N/a

Neck
Neck: Mahogany
Neck profile: Rounded
Nut width: 1.695”
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Scale length: 24.75”
Number of frets: 22
Nut: Tektoid
Inlay: Acrylic Trapezoids
Binding: White
Binding Style: Traditional, Rolled
Hardware
Bridge: Aluminum Nashville Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Aluminum Stopbar
Knobs: Black Top Hats with Silver Reflectors
Tuners: Grover Rotomatics with Kidney Buttons
Plating: Chrome

Electronics
Neck pickup: 490R
Bridge pickup: 490T
Controls: 2 Volumes, 2 Tones & Toggle Switch

Finish
Finishes available: Ebony, Heritage Cherry
Case: Soft Shell Case
Also available in Left-Handed.
SG Standard Tribute
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Smokehouse Burst

Vintage Sunburst
Available in Vintage Cherry Satin, and Natural Walnut Satin the new 2019 SG Standard Tribute boast a traditional Mahogany body and rounded profile maple neck with rosewood fingerboard. Finished with a black, 5-ply full-face pickguard loaded with double black, open-coil 490R and 490T pickups giving the 2019 Gibson SG Standard Tribute its voice. Nickel hardware and Vintage Keystone tuners finish off the SG Standard Tribute.

Body
Body Style: SG
Back: Mahogany
Top: N/a
Weight relief: N/a
Binding: N/a

Neck
Neck: Maple
Neck profile: Rounded
Nut width: 1.695”
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Scale length: 24.75”
Number of frets: 22
Nut: Tektoid
Inlay: Acrylic Dots
Binding: N/a
Binding Style: N/a
Hardware
Bridge: Aluminum Nashville Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Aluminum Stopbar
Knobs: Black Top Hats
Tuners: Vintage Deluxe with Keystone Buttons
Plating: Nickel

Electronics
Neck pickup: 490R
Bridge pickup: 490T
Controls: 2 Volumes, 2 Tones & Toggle Switch

Finish
Vintage Cherry Satin, Natural Walnut
Case: Soft Shell Case
Also available in Left-Handed.
Flying V Tribute

Satin Black Finish with black chrome hardware and equipped with Dirty Fingers + pickups deliver aggressive styling, sound and performance. All mahogany construction, rosewood fingerboard and fast, slim taper neck. One volume, one tone and 3-way pickup selector switch keep controls intuitive and essential.

Body
Body Style: Flying V
Back: Mahogany
Top: N/a
Weight relief: N/a
Binding: N/a

Neck
Neck: Mahogany
Neck profile: Slim Taper
Nut width: 1.695”
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Scale length: 24.75”
Number of frets: 22
Nut: Tektoid
Inlay: Acrylic Dots
Binding: N/a
Binding Style: N/a
Hardware
Bridge Nashville: Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Stopbar
Knobs: Black Top Hats
Tuners: Grover Rotomatics with Kidney Buttons
Plating: Black Chrome

Electronics
Neck pickup: Dirty Fingers +, Rhythm
Bridge pickup: Dirty Fingers +, Lead
Controls: 1 Volume, 1 Tone & Toggle Switch

Finish
Finishes available: Satin Ebony
Case: Designer Series Gigbag
Also available in Left-Handed.
Explorer Tribute

Satin Black Finish with black chrome hardware and equipped with Dirty Fingers + pickups delivers aggressive styling, sound and performance. All mahogany construction, rosewood fingerboard and fast , slim taper neck. One volume, one tone and 3-way pickup selector switch keep controls intuitive and essential.

Body
Body Style: Explorer
Back: Mahogany
Top: N/a
Weight relief: N/a
Binding: N/a

Neck
Neck: Mahogany
Neck profile: Slim Taper
Nut width: 1.695”
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Scale length: 24.75”
Number of frets: 22
Nut: Tektoid
Inlay: Acrylic Dots
Binding: N/a
Binding Style: N/a
Hardware
Bridge: Nashville Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Stopbar
Knobs: Black Top Hats
Tuners: Grover Mini Rotomatics
Plating: Black Chrome

Electronics
Neck pickup: Dirty Fingers +, Rhythm
Bridge pickup: Dirty Fingers +, Lead
Controls: 1 Volume, 1 Tone & Toggle Switch

Finish
Finishes available: Satin Ebony
Case: Designer Series Gigbag
Also available in Left-Handed.
Firebird Tribute

Retaining the original 'Reverse' body and headstock the 2019 Gibson Firebird Tribute radiates vintage styling. Mahogany, slim taper set-neck with an unbound rosewood fingerboard is coupled with a mahogany body which guarantees classic Gibson sustain while the Firebird mini-humbuckers provide the tone. Chrome hardware, Grover mini-tuners and satin cherry finish complete the package.

Body
Body Style: Firebird
Back: Mahogany
Top: N/a
Weight relief: N/a
Binding: N/a

Neck
Neck: Mahogany
Neck profile: Slim Taper
Nut width: 1.695”
Fingerboard: Rosewood
Scale length: 24.75”
Number of frets: 22
Nut: Tektoid
Inlay: Acrylic Dots
Binding: N/a
Binding Style: N/a
Hardware
Bridge: Aluminum Nashville Tune-O-Matic
Tailpiece: Aluminum Stopbar
Knobs: Black Top Hats with Silver Reflectors
Tuners: Grover Mini Rotomatics
Plating: Chrome

Electronics
Neck pickup: Firebird Mini Humbucker, Rhythm
Bridge pickup: Firebird Mini Humbucker, Lead
Controls: 2 Volumes, 2 Tones, 1 Toggle Switch

Finish
Finishes available: Satin Cherry
Case: Designer Series Gigbag
Also available in Left-Handed.