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Best Gibson Electric Guitars in 2022

Here you'll find the best Gibson electric guitars.

We've found exactly 44 guitars like this in production this year. You can see them all by clicking on 'Load More' at the end of this list. You can use our filters to the left to see only the exact types of guitar you want. You can also click on "Compare" to get a deep spec comparison between two guitars of your choice. This list is updated daily automatically as we add new guitars to our database. We'll show you first the best ones according to our automated scoring system, which takes into account dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money and more.

1. Gibson Les Paul Modern

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Gibson Les Paul Modern
Playability 75
Sound 79
Build quality 85
Value for money 70
Overall Score 80
  • From Gibson's 2019 Modern Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 10" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson Burstbucker Pro + Lead (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Burstbucker Pro Rhythm (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Aluminum Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Asymmetrical Slim Taper Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Grover Locking Rotomatics w/Keystone buttons tuners

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2. Gibson SG Modern

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Gibson SG Modern
Playability 78
Sound 75
Build quality 80
Value for money 68
Overall Score 78
  • From Gibson's 2019 Modern Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 10" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • AA Figured Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson Burstbucker Pro + Lead (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Burstbucker Pro Rhythm (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Asymmetrical Slim Taper Set neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Grover Mini Rotomatics tuners

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3. Gibson Adam Jones 1979 Les Paul Custom VOS

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Gibson Adam Jones 1979 Les Paul Custom VOS
Playability 78
Sound 75
Build quality 74
Value for money 61
Overall Score 76
  • From Gibson's 2020 Custom Shop Collection series
  • Adam Jones Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • 3-piece Maple top
  • Solid Mahogany body
  • 3-piece Maple neck
  • Ebony, with 1-ply White Binding fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Custom-Wound Seymour Duncan DDJ (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Custombucker (Reverse-Mounted) (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Adam Jones Medium C Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Schaller M6 with Large Buttons tuners
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4. Gibson Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP

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Gibson Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP
Playability 78
Sound 72
Build quality 77
Value for money 66
Overall Score 76
  • From Gibson's 2022 Artist Collection series
  • Dave Mustaine Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 10" to 16" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Dave Mustaine Signature Seymour Duncan Thrash Factor (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Seymour Duncan '59 SH-1N (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • SlimTaper with Volute Set neck
  • 24 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Grover Mini Rotomatics with Kidney Buttons tuners

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5. Gibson Lee Roy Parnell 59 Les Paul Standard

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Gibson Lee Roy Parnell 59 Les Paul Standard
Playability 75
Sound 75
Build quality 77
Value for money 61
Overall Score 76
  • From Gibson's 2019 Artist Collection series
  • Lee Roy Parnell Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • 2-Piece Figured Maple, Hide Glue Fit top
  • Mahogany body
  • 1 Piece Mahogany neck
  • Indian Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson 57 Classic Plus (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson 57 Classic (Humbucker/Passive)
  • No-Wire ABR-1 bridge
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Lee Roy Parnell Custom 59 Profile Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Kluson Single Line, Single Ring tuners

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6. Gibson Les Paul Classic

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Gibson Les Paul Classic
Playability 75
Sound 76
Build quality 78
Value for money 66
Overall Score 76
  • From Gibson's 2019 Modern Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson Burstbucker 61T (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Burstbucker 61R (Humbucker/Passive)
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Slim Taper Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Grover Rotomatics w/ Kidney Buttons tuners

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7. Gibson Brian Ray 62 SG Junior

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Gibson Brian Ray 62 SG Junior
Playability 77
Sound 74
Build quality 75
Value for money 60
Overall Score 75
  • From Gibson's 2019 Artist Collection series
  • Brian Ray Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Solid Mahogany body
  • Solid Mahogany, Long Tenon, Hide Glue Fit neck
  • Indian Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson Custom Dog-Ear P90 w/ Switchable Induction Coil Circuit (Humbucker/Passive)
  • ABR-1 with convertible options bridge
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • Custom 1962 Slim Taper Set neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Vintage tuners

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8. Gibson Firebird

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Gibson Firebird
Playability 78
Sound 72
Build quality 75
Value for money 70
Overall Score 75
  • From Gibson's 2019 Original Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • 9-ply Mahogany/Walnut neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson Firebird Alnico V, Lead (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Firebird Alnico V, Rhythm (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Aluminum Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Slim Taper Neck-Through neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Grover Mini Rotomatics tuners

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9. Gibson 1964 Trini Lopez Standard Ebony Ultra Light Aged

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Gibson 1964 Trini Lopez Standard Ebony Ultra Light Aged
Playability 75
Sound 72
Build quality 76
Value for money 59
Overall Score 74
  • From Gibson's 2020 Gibson Murphy Lab Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • 3-Ply Maple/Poplar/Maple body
  • Solid Mahogany neck
  • Indian Rosewood, Hide Glue Fit fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson Custombucker Alnico 3 (Unpotted) (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Custombucker Alnico 3 (Unpotted) (Humbucker/Passive)
  • ABR-1 bridge
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Authentic 64 Medium C-Shape Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Kluson Single Line Strip with Metal Buttons tuners

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10. Gibson Jimi Hendrix 1967 SG Custom

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Gibson Jimi Hendrix 1967 SG Custom
Playability 73
Sound 73
Build quality 77
Value for money 59
Overall Score 74
  • From Gibson's 2020 Artist Collection series
  • Jimi Hendrix Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson 68 Custom Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Gibson 68 Custom Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson 68 Custom Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • ABR-1 Maestro Short Vibrola bridge
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • 60s Slim Taper Set neck
  • 22 Vintage frets
  • Kluson Waffle Back, Metal Tulip Buttons tuners

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11. Gibson Les Paul Standard 60s

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Gibson Les Paul Standard 60s
Playability 75
Sound 72
Build quality 75
Value for money 64
Overall Score 74
  • From Gibson's 2019 Original Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • AA Figured Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson Burstbucker 61T (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Burstbucker 61R (Humbucker/Passive)
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Slim Taper Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Grover Rotomatics w/ Kidney Buttons tuners

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12. Gibson Les Paul Studio

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Gibson Les Paul Studio
Playability 75
Sound 75
Build quality 73
Value for money 69
Overall Score 74
  • From Gibson's 2019 Modern Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson 498T (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson 490R (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Aluminum Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Slim Taper Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Regular Tuners tuners

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13. Gibson Lzzy Hale Signature Explorerbird

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Gibson Lzzy Hale Signature Explorerbird
Playability 75
Sound 72
Build quality 74
Value for money 64
Overall Score 74
  • From Gibson's 2022 Artist Collection series
  • Lzzy Hale Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Indian Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: 70s Tribute with Gold Screws/Rods (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: 70s Tribute with Gold Screws/Rods (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Slim Taper Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Grover Mini Rotomatics tuners

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14. Gibson Slash Les Paul Standard

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Gibson Slash Les Paul Standard
Playability 75
Sound 72
Build quality 75
Value for money 59
Overall Score 74
  • From Gibson's 2020 Artist Collection series
  • Slash Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • AAA Flamed Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson Custom Burstbucker Alnico II (Reverse Zebra-AP) & (Dbl Black-NV) (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Custom Burstbucker Alnico II (Zebra-AP) & (Dbl Black-NV) (Humbucker/Passive)
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • 50s Vintage Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Vintage Keystone tuners

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15. Gibson Slash Victoria Les Paul Standard Goldtop

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Gibson Slash Victoria Les Paul Standard Goldtop
Playability 75
Sound 72
Build quality 75
Value for money 59
Overall Score 74
  • From Gibson's 2020 Artist Collection series
  • Slash Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Maple top
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood with Cream binding fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson Custom BurstBucker Alnico 2 (Double Black exposed coils) (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Custom BurstBucker Alnico 2 (Double Black exposed coils) (Humbucker/Passive)
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • 50s Vintage Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Vintage Keystone tuners

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16. Gibson 70s Flying V

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Gibson 70s Flying V
Playability 75
Sound 72
Build quality 72
Value for money 68
Overall Score 73
  • From Gibson's 2019 Original Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson 70s Tribute (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson 70s Tribute (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Aluminum Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Slim Taper Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Grover Rotomatics w/ Kidney Buttons tuners

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17. Gibson ES-339 Figured

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Gibson ES-339 Figured
Playability 75
Sound 75
Build quality 78
Value for money 61
Overall Score 76
  • From Gibson's 2019 Modern Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Figured Maple top
  • Maple and Poplar body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson 57 Classic Plus (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson 57 Classic (Humbucker/Passive)
  • ABR-1 Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 2 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Rounded C Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Grover Rotomatics w/ Kidney Buttons tuners

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18. Gibson Explorer

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Gibson Explorer
Playability 75
Sound 72
Build quality 72
Value for money 68
Overall Score 73
  • From Gibson's 2019 Original Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson BurstBucker 3 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Burstbucker 2 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Aluminum Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Speed knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Slim Taper Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Grover Mini Rotomatics tuners

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19. Gibson Flying V

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Gibson Flying V
Playability 75
Sound 72
Build quality 72
Value for money 68
Overall Score 73
  • From Gibson's 2019 Original Collection series
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson BurstBucker 3 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Burstbucker 2 (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Aluminum Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge
  • 2 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Slim Taper Set neck
  • 22 Medium Jumbo frets
  • Grover Rotomatics w/ Kidney Buttons tuners

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20. Gibson Jimi Hendrix 1969 Flying V

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Gibson Jimi Hendrix 1969 Flying V
Playability 73
Sound 72
Build quality 74
Value for money 58
Overall Score 73
  • From Gibson's 2020 Artist Collection series
  • Jimi Hendrix Signature
  • Made in United States
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Mahogany body
  • Mahogany neck
  • Ebony, with 1-ply White Binding fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Gibson Custombucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Gibson Custombucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • ABR-1 Maestro Short Vibrola bridge
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Authentic 67 Flying V Set neck
  • 22 Vintage frets
  • Kluson Single Line, Single Ring Tulip tuners

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