EPIPHONE Announces SLASH Collection, Celebrating The Iconic Guitarist And the Influential Guitars He Has Used Throughout His Legendary Career

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Epiphone, the leading accessible guitar brand For Every Stage, has announced the new Epiphone Slash Collection will officially debut worldwide July 20, 2021 on www.epiphone.com. Crossing three decades of collaborative partnership between Gibson and Epiphone luthiers and the iconic guitarist Slash, the all-new Epiphone Slash Collection features multiple acoustic and electric guitars and follows his history-making Gibson Slash Collection released last year. In a first for the brand, every guitar in the new Epiphone Slash Collection, as well as the Gibson Slash Collection is an evergreen artist collection with fourteen guitars in production.
 
“I’m really proud to present this great line up of excellent quality, signature Epiphone guitars,” says Slash“They sound & look fantastic. It’s all I could ask for.” 
 
A part of the Epiphone Inspired by Gibson Collection, the all-new Epiphone Slash Collection celebrates the influential guitars Slash has used throughout his storied music career which continues to inspire multiple generations of players around the world. Perfect for every stage and players of all levels, the Epiphone Slash Collection features multiple electric guitars including the Epiphone Slash Les Paul Standard finished in Appetite Burst, November Burst, Anaconda Burst, and Vermillion Burst, the Slash “Victoria” Les Paul Standard Goldtop, as well as two acoustics — the Epiphone Slash J-45 in Vermillion Burst and November Burst.

“For a reasonable amount of money, you can get a really great guitar that will last you your whole career,” said Slash.

The Epiphone Slash Collection

In January 2020, Gibson launched the Slash Collection Les Paul Standard Model in Appetite Burst and November Burst, as well as in a limited-edition Vermillion Burst and Anaconda Burst. In December, the GUNS N’ ROSES guitarist also released a signature Les Paul Gold Top model called Victoria.

Slash — the iconic, Grammy-winning American rock guitarist, songwriter and film producer — has amassed album sales of over 100 million copies, garnered a Grammy Award and seven Grammy nominations and was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of FameSlash landed on the top of the charts with his first solo album, “Slash” (2010), which featured Ozzy OsbourneFergieMyles Kennedy and more. Shortly after, he formed his current band SLASH FEATURING MYLES KENNEDY AND THE CONSPIRATORS — which features Myles Kennedy (lead vocals), Brent Fitz (drums), Todd Kerns (bass/vocals) and Frank Sidoris (rhythm guitar) — who’ve been touring worldwide and making music for over five years.

The group released the critically acclaimed “Apocalyptic Love” (2012) which stormed the Billboard 200 chart, debuting at No. 4 as the top rock album and spawned Slash‘s first-ever No. 1 solo radio hits “You’re A Lie” and “Standing In The Sun”Slash released “Nothing Left To Fear” (2013), the soundtrack to the first theatrical film co-produced with SLASHfiction, his film/TV production company specializing in the horror genre. The band’s second album, “World On Fire”, debuted to global praise and the album’s title track, “World On Fire”, ascended to No. 1 at U.S. rock radio. In 2016, GUNS N’ ROSES reunited and Slash joined Axl Rose and Duff McKagan for the “Not In This Lifetime” tour which Billboard now ranks as the third highest-grossing tour of all time. Slash and his band’s most recent release is their critically acclaimed third album “Living The Dream” (2018) which Rolling Stone declared “a biting blues filigree at the end of a riff, weeping solos full of long notes and boogie-woogie riffs” and the Los Angeles Times added is full of “unexpected funk, boogie, blues and garage rock influences.”

Fueled by the Top 5 song “Driving Rain” and the single “Mind Your Manners” as well as the best critical praise of their career, “Living The Dream” debuted with 10 Top 10 chart placements worldwide and by the end of their world tour in 2019, the group had achieved seven consecutive Top 10 hit singles at radio.

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