Check Out These Beautiful New Epiphone “Inspired by Gibson™” Electric Guitars


Alongside announcements of new acoustic models, Epiphone adds six new 335 and 339 family electric guitars to its new Inspired by Gibson™ collection

“The Epiphone Inspired by Gibson Collection consists of some of the most iconic guitar designs ever created,” says Krista Gilley, Epiphone Brand Director. “By playing our Gibson counterpart, we are offering players a remarkable, high-quality guitar at an accessible price. This robust collection now consists of these legendary acoustic and ES models, including ideal guitars for every player, at every stage.

Prices range from $499 to $549 and are available in Standard, Dot, Pro, and Figured versions. The full line can be viewed below and here. (Info taken from their press release):

Epiphone inspired by Gibson ES-335

Epiphone Inspired by Gibson ES-335 in Cherry

One of the world’s most versatile guitars, the full-size Epiphone Inspired by Gibson ES-335 is loved by rock, blues and jazz icons. Since its inaugural appearance in 1958, the smooth and soulful semi-hollow ES-335 has invigorated players around the world for six decades. For guitarists who want the classic sound of an ES-335 at an accessible price, this is simply one of the best deals out there. The ES-335 is available in Cherry and Vintage Sunburst, as well as an ES-335 Figured version with a flamed maple top and back veneer in a stunning Raspberry Tea Burst and Blueberry Burst. Each ES-335 is crafted with a laminated maple top, back and sides coupled with a solid maple tone block to create the incredible sustain, warmth and resonant tone that players crave in a semi-hollow instrument. . Epiphone’s Alnico Classic PRO™ humbuckers deliver a wide range of vintage tone while the rounded C neck profile is supremely comfortable and easy to play, and the headstock features the ’60s Kalamazoo shape.

Epiphone Inspired by Gibson ES-335 Vintage Sunburst

Epiphone inspired by Gibson ES-339

Epiphone Inspired by Gibson ES-339 in Cherry

The smaller-sized Gibson-inspired Epiphone ES-339 is back, designed for those who want the tone and look of an ES-335, but in a slightly smaller and lighter instrument. The hand-rolled C-shaped mahogany neck reminds players where it all began. A pair of Epiphone Alnico Classic PRO™ humbuckers present the versatile Gibson ES™ tone that players have sought for over 60 years. Tuning stability and precise intonation are provided by the Graph Tech® NuBone® nut, Grover® Rotomatic® tuners and Epiphone’s exclusive LockTone™ bridge and tailpiece, which also add more sustain to your sound . The impressive ES-339 gloss finishes are offered in the most popular and requested colors including Cherry, Pelham Blue, Vintage Sunburst and Natural.

Epiphone Inspired by Gibson ES-339 in Pelham Blue and Natural.

Epiphone Inspired by Gibson ES-339 Pelham Blue
Epiphone Inspired by Gibson ES-339 Natural
Epiphone Inspired by Gibson ES-339 Vintage Sunburst

The complete Epiphone Inspired by Gibson collection includes new and classic electric and acoustic guitars, including the Paul, SG, Flying V, Explorer, Firebird and the ES-335, ES-339, as well as the J-45, Hummingbird and J. -200. Epiphone Inspired by Gibson instruments offer fans classic Gibson designs and colors, built from the original electric guitar blueprints, at an accessible price. To learn more about Epiphone, visit:


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