NAMM: Gibson intros 15 new guitar models

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Many Mac musicians will be pleased to hear that Tennessee-based guitar maker Gibson on Thursday introduced 15 new guitar models. Included in the new offerings are guitars targeted specifically to the female player, performance models, special theme semi-hollow electrics and solid body guitars.

Focusing on the female performer, Gibson will introduce the new Gibson Les Paul Vixen guitar model and the Goddess series. The Vixen is designed for female artists looking for a slimmer model guitar at an affordable price, according to the company. The Les Paul Vixen features a lightweight mahogany body, slim 60’s taper neck with a narrow nut, and 490R & 498T humbuckers.

The other female focused guitar, the Goddess, will be available in a Les Paul and SG model.

Other models unveiled at NAMM include:

The GT series, targeting the artist with a heavy gig schedule; The Gibson Vegas Standard and Vegas High Roller models are two flat-top semi-hollow body guitars with humbuckers that carry the Vegas and Poker themes; The Gibson New Century Series includes a Gibson Les Paul, SG, Explorer and Flying V with full-body mirror pickguards to reflect stage lights making the artist the center of attention; The Gibson Les Paul DC Pro is a premium double-cutaway model designed for professional guitarists; Hardcore headbangers are the focus of the Gibson Les Paul and SG Menace Series; and The New Gibson Les Paul Studio Premium Plus with AAA flamed maple top, 490R and 498T humbuckers.

Pricing for the models was not immediately available.

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