Epiphone Limited Edition Slash Firebird - Translucent Black
Slash's Limited Edition Epi Firebird
This Epiphone Limited Edition Slash Firebird comes with rock 'n' roll style and eye-catching good looks in spades . But what else would you expect from an axe with Slash's name on it? Gorgeous AAA flame maple caps a resonant mahogany body, delivering the legendary sound that's powered countless classic riffs. You will love the aggressive tones with plenty of warmth and sustain, by way of two signature Seymour Duncan humbuckers. Enjoy unlimited playability, thanks to a glued-in custom-tapered neck and fast-action pau ferro fingerboard. Sprague Orange Drop capacitors bring added sparkle when you want it, while Kluson reissue banjo-style tuners ensure reliable intonation. This Slash Firebird features a sweet-looking translucent finish and gold Slash Snakebit logo.
Twin Seymour Duncan humbuckers deliver scorching rock tones
Handcrafted in Santa Barbara, California, the Alnico II Pro humbuckers on this Slash Firebird are known for their soft treble attack as well as low string pull, thanks to an Alnico II bar magnet and vintage output coil wind. Taken together, these translate to a warm, sweet tone that is as smooth as it is full, plus a sustain that is truly legendary. Singing highs, buttery lows — the tonal combination and sonic styling that has defined decades of straight-ahead rock and roll and made these pickups Slash's choice for over 25 years.
Loaded with Slash's personal touches
This Limited Edition Slash Firebird f comes with many of Slash's favorite personal touches. Its glued-in custom-tapered neck boasts a deep-set tenon for maximum sustain. A LockTone Tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece not only add more sustain but also make string changing easier. A lovely pau ferro fingerboard with pearloid trapezoid inlays exudes classic vibe and style and makes playing even more comfortable. In addition, Kluson reissue banjo-style tuners look great and keep this killer axe in tune. .
Slash — a brief biography
Known foremost for his work with the hard rock band Guns N' Roses during the late 1980s, Slash has garnered a well-earned reputation as one of rock's preeminent guitarists. Named the runner-up on Time magazine's list of "The 10 Best Electric Guitar Players" in 2009, and No. 65 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time" in 2011, Slash continues to receive accolades from critics and music fans alike. Apart from his enormous success with Guns N' Roses, Slash has also won acclaim with his side project, Slash's Snakepit, and as a member of the supergroup Velvet Revolver. He's recorded three solo albums, two with his band, Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators. In 2012, Slash received one of rock music's highest honors, when he was rightfully inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame alongside his Guns N' Roses bandmates.
Epiphone Limited Edition Slash Firebird at a Glance
Maple-capped mahogany body delivers the legendary sound that has powered countless classic riffs
Signature Seymour Duncan humbuckers yield aggressive tones with plenty of warmth and sustain