What is the quality of Epiphone guitars?
When you want to play a guitar with looks similar to an expensive Gibson classic, then Epiphone is perfect for filling that space. Epiphone produces great quality guitars for their low cost, and if you pair them with a good quality amp, they deliver a great sound that rivals more expensive guitars.
Do any artists use Epiphone?
Dave Davies (Kinks) can be seen playing an Epiphone Casino in the video for “All Day and All of the Night”. Tom DeLonge (Blink-182, Angels & Airwaves) uses his signature ES-333 in both Epiphone and Gibson versions. Bob Dylan used different acoustic guitars from Epiphone.
Are Epiphone bad?
Epiphones arent bad, excellent starters, but as a main guitar it really isnt bad. The lies you people are giving out here offend my eyes. An Epiphone Les Paul Standard is in no way comparable to a Gibson other than the body shape. The closest you’ll get to Gibson sound is an Elitist.
What guitar does slash use?
Slash is probably one of the most famous Les Paul players in rock. He has a huge collection of Les Pauls, but his best known and best loved is actually a 1959 replica built by Kris Derrig.
Are there any good Epiphone guitars out there?
The bottom line, is that these guitars – Especially certain models are an absolute STEAL. Epiphone makes some great (and underrated) guitars. MUST know about Epiphone Guitars.
When did Gibson buy the Epiphone guitar line?
Nowadays, Epiphone is made by Gibson. Gibson bought epiphone in 1957 and added them to their line-up. Before then, Epiphone Guitars were made by a variety of luthiers. Their journey starts in a small guitar repair shop.
What’s the difference between Gibson ES and Epiphone?
Most Gibson ES models have a three-ply laminate of either maple-poplar-maple or maple-basswood-maple. Many Epiphone models, such as the Sheraton or Riviera, use a five-ply design. But this is not always the case. The Epiphone ES-175 Premium uses a three-ply body like Gibson.
Where are Epiphone guitars made in the USA?
Unlike their partner company Gibson (who owns epiphone) their guitars are not made in the USA…….they’re made in overseas factories which allows them to be priced more reasonably. Specifically, most of their guitars have been made in China since 04.