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Vintage Bench Test: 1963 Gibson SG Special

The SG Special took over from the single- and double-cutaway Les Paul Special models in 1961. This example features the short-lived Maestro Vibrola.

11 of the most iconic songs played on a Gibson SG

This list is proof positive that when it comes to razor-sharp rock and psychedelic jamming, this devil-horned demon definitely has the best tunes.

Review: Gibson SG Junior, SG Standard ’61 Maestro Vibrola, SG Standard ’61 Sideways Vibrola

The last 12 months have seen big changes at Gibson Brands Inc, with the aim of the company’s Original Collection being to give Gibson fans the guitars they want at prices that won’t break the bank. As we head towards 2020, does this horned trio of red devils prove that vintage-style SGs still deliver the goods?

The oral history of the Gibson SG

Although it didn’t find favour with the man himself, Gibson’s reboot of Les Paul’s signature model at the end of 1960 would go on to be the company’s best-selling model of all time. Here, we tell the story of the devil-horned solidbody that for many, is the ultimate rock guitar.

Duane Allman’s Gibson SG fetches $591,000 at auction

Legendary slide guitarist Duane Allman’s 1961/1962 Gibson SG went under the hammer last week at Heritage Auctions, fetching $591,000, making it one of the...

Vintage Bench Test: 1963 Gibson SG/Les Paul Standard

The Les Paul officially became the SG in 1963, but guitars were still leaving Kalamazoo with the man’s name on their truss rod covers until the tail end of the year. Huw Price gets to grips with one of the last examples, along with that sideways Vibrola…

Vintage Bench Test: 1969 Gibson SG Special

Gibson used ‘Special’ as a model designation for their more upmarket P-90-equipped student models with added neck pickups. Huw Price checks out a rather special SG survivor from 1969…

NAMM 2021: Gibson refreshes its signature SG model for Kirk Douglas of The Roots

Starring three Burstbucker humbuckers with coil-splitting talents.

Gibson honours Jimi Hendrix with signature reissues of his ’69 Flying V and ’67 SG Custom

It runs in tandem with a series of events Gibson’s lined up to celebrate the late guitar legend.
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Artists discuss their first Les Pauls, SGs and more on My First Gibson

The likes of Mike Ness, Gilby Clarke and KJ Apa open up about their first Gibson Guitar
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