Gibson Les Paul Modern - Graphite Top




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The Gibson Les Paul is one of the most iconic guitars ever put into production, with such a rich history and timeless appeal, the bar has been set pretty high. The Gibson Les Paul Modern is a guitar that builds on over 60 years of innovation and development and pushes ever further forward.

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Gibson Les Paul Modern - Graphite Top 

The Les Paul Modern

Fresh. Sleek. Flawless. Gibson have used all of their guitar crafting expertise to bring the Les Paul Modern to fruition. With updated features which offer a superior playing experience, it's a guitar which will take you on a journey of musical discovery. From a lighter body to a slim taper neck, this elite instrument is designed to feel like a classic Gibson whilst delivering even more comfort and tonal quality. Take your playing further.

Bursting with tone

The pinnacle of sound. Some pickups can only handle a limited number of genres – not the Burstbuckers. Loaded with a Burstbucker Pro and Burstbucker Pro +, the Les Paul Modern is equipped to take on anything you throw at it, from reggae to rock. In the bridge position, the Burstbucker Pro + Lead gives every note you play a perfectly articulated voice, shining with high output crispness and clarity. Each note in every chord will jump out like a jackhammer, and your riffs will sing in a way you've never heard before.

The neck Burstbucker Pro explodes with fat tones. With supreme sustain and a superior response to your playing, your lead notes will chime like a bell, and sail through any mix. Offering broad, powerful bass and extremely accurate mids, you can make your licks stand out and scream – or gently ring. There's also a coil tap and phase control on the volume and tone dials, letting you change your sound on the fly. With such dynamic, powerful pickups, you can push your boundaries to the limit.

Next level neck

The perfect partner. Boasting an innovative design and exacting attention to detail, the neck of this remarkable instrument gives a powerful performance. Being slim tapered, you'll find it sits in your hand like a king in his throne. The contoured heel offers incredibly easy access to the upper frets, letting you anchor your hand by the body for total control. Made from mahogany, its resonance is warm, bringing out the richness and fullness of your riffs. With this immense tool at your service, you'll be totally free to express yourself on the Les Paul Modern.

Ebony dreams

You can't beat it. Ebony is a wood of wonder, offering a wealth of excellence and pristine playability. Being smooth, sleek, and dense, it gives your fingers a comfortable home whenever they are pressing down on those strings. Its bright tone imbues every note you play with some extra bite and snappiness, giving your riffs even more presence. And it also offers plenty of seductive sustain, helping those notes really stand out. This is how a proper fretboard feels.

The modern experience

Exploding into the 21st Century. This guitar is a treasure trove of quality components, which all work in unison to help you reach your full potential. There's an aluminium Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge, which keeps your tuning on lockdown whilst you’re playing. This is supported by Grover Locking Rotomoatic tuners, which support your strings and help you change tuning with ease. The Graph Tech nut is an exceptional piece of equipment, keeping your strings in a vice grip of its own for additional support. From its finely crafted contours to its exceptional electronics, the Les Paul Modern is here to show you a real good time.

Gibson Les Paul Modern - Graphite Top Specifications:


  • Series: Les Paul Modern
  • Material: Mahogany w/ Maple Top
  • Finish: Graphite Top

Neck and Fingerboard

  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Profile: Asymmetrical Slip Taper w/ Modern Contoured Heel
  • Nut Width: 1.695" / 43.05mm
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Scale Length: 24.75" / 628.65mm
  • Number of Frets: 22
  • Nut: Graph Tech
  • Inlays: Mother of Pearl Trapezoids

Hardware and Electronics

  • Bridge: Aluminium Nashville Tune-O-Matic
  • Tailpiece: Aluminium Stop Bar
  • Knobs: Clear Top Hats
  • Plating: Chrome
  • Bridge Pickup: Burstbucker Pro+ Lead
  • Neck Pickup: Burstbucker Pro Rhythm
  • Controls: 2 Push/Pull Volumes (Coil-Tap), 2 Push/Pull Tones (Pure Bypass/Phase) & Toggle Switch


  • Case: Hard Shell Case