Gibson SG Modern | Everything You Need to Know

From the pentatonic-sizzling style of Angus Young to the anthemic fuzz-rock fury of Tony Iommi, the Gibson SG has been a trailblazing axe in the history of rock ‘n’ roll. Heck, we’ve even seen Nick Jonas sporting one during performances over the years. Defined by its warm tone, vintage aesthetics and unparalleled Gibson craftsmanship, the SG you’ve come to know and love is back and better than ever.

Introducing the Gibson SG Modern Electric Guitar, with a strikingly gorgeous Blueberry Fade. In what can only be described as the best of both worlds, the Modern SG takes that classic Gibson look and feel but fuses it with modern technical advancements and functionality. This guitar is absolutely perfect for any player infatuated with the classic SG, but wants to explore the progressive designs that have revolutionized a luthier’s process.

Let’s get a deeper dive into what makes this Modern SG so special…

With a mahogany body and AA maple top, this axe flexes a beautiful wood grain and sleek finish for elite sonic qualities and aesthetically pleasing design. Joining forces with a slim taper mahogany neck set into the body, you’ll experience resonance and tone packing a serious punch. You’ll be soaring up and down a genuine ebony fretboard, with a 24-fret compound radius and mother-of-pearl trapezoid inlays to give you that classic Gibson vibe. Whether it’s a jazz standard, hair metal power ballad or pop tune, you’ll be confident in your abilities to stay in-tune with the rest of the band; Grover Locking Rotomatic tuners keep the Modern SG from wavering between sharp and flat during your shreds in the spotlight.

Imagine your old-school Gibson dual-humbucker design, but on steroids. With signature Burstbucker Pro Rhythm & Lead pickups, your sound is about to rip through any venue and have the crowd demanding more solos and riffs. Two volume knobs on the body are push/pull operating, and can engage a coil-tapping feature to transform your tone from fresh-off-the-grill humbucker sizzle to that sweet-as-sugar P-90 style single-coil sound. This type of versatility opens up a plethora of options for your set list, recording sessions and minute-long guitar videos on Instagram.

At the end of the day, you can rest assured knowing that Gibson guitars are alive and well in 2019. With new modern features and an amped-up series of classic functions, the SG Modern is ready to take the stage with you.

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