July 13, 2024

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Unprecedented Collection Brings Adam Jones of TOOL’s Love of Art and Music Together in Seven, Limited-Edition Epiphone Les Paul Silverburst Guitars

Epiphone is proud to announce the Adam Jones Les Paul Custom Art Collection an unprecedented, limited-edition collection curated by Adam Jones of TOOL which brings Adam’s love of fine art and music together with seven, iconic and unique Les Paul Custom Silverburst masterpieces featuring the artwork of five distinguished visual artists handpicked by Adam. The Epiphone Adam Jones Les Paul Custom Art Collection is now available worldwide in limited quantities at authorized Epiphone dealers, and on www.epiphone.com.

Adam Jones Les Paul Custom Art Collection featuring Ernest Fuch’s “ANTI-LAOKOON 1965″ artwork

The sixth and next to last model to debut in the Adam Jones Les Paul Custom Art Collection unveiled today features Ernest Fuch’s “ANTI-LAOKOON 1965” on the back of the guitar. One of the founders of the Vienna School of Fantastical RealismErnest Fuchs was an Austrian painter, draftsman, printmaker, sculptor, composer, and poet. To learn more about the legendary artist Ernest Fuchs and his work, visit:https://www.ernstfuchs-zentrum.com/starteng5.html.

An exceptional instrument for your next musical masterpiece, this Epiphone Adam Jones Les Paul Custom has a bound mahogany body with a maple cap, a three-piece bound maple neck with an Adam Jones Custom profile, and an ebony fretboard. It is equipped with a reverse-mounted Epiphone ProBucker™ Custom humbucker™ in the neck position and a Seymour Duncan® Distortion in the bridge; both are wired to CTS® potentiometers and Orange Drop® capacitors. A Marquee Back Plate with the artist’s name and the name of the artwork is also included. This Epiphone Silverburst Les Paul™ is finished in Antique Silverburst as an homage to Adam’s beloved original Silverburst 1979 Gibson® Les Paul Custom, a Protector hardshell case is also included.

The Epiphone Adam Jones Art Collection comprises seven, unique Silverburst Les Paul™ Custom models, each featuring reproductions of different works of fine art on the back of the guitars. Adam curated all of the featured artwork, and selected five distinguished artists for the collection Mark RydenFrank FrazettaJulie HeffernanKorin Faughtand Ernst Fuchs; additional artwork designed by Korin Faught, adorns the back of the headstock of each model. Only 800 guitars of each model from this limited edition and highly collectible series will be produced. 

The Epiphone Adam Jones Les Paul Custom Art Collection guitars represent a new take on Adam’s #1 guitar, his prized original Gibson Silverburst 1979 Gibson Les Paul, and Adam was heavily involved in creating the new guitar. Utilizing his extensive experience in visual art, special effects and design, Adam Jones is the director of the majority of Tool’s music videos and creates the visual experience on stage for the band. For the world premiere of the Gibson Custom Shop Adam Jones Les PaulAdam composed and scored “The Witness” a new song and animated short film. 

Watch/share the film “The Witness,” on Gibson TVHERE

One of the rock’s most talented and sonically innovative guitarists, Adam Jones is renowned as the guitarist for the band TOOL, as well as his work as a visual artist, sculptor, videographer, producer, and special effects designer for films including Jurassic Park, Terminator 2, Edward Scissorhands, Ghostbusters II, Batman Returns, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3, 4 and 5Dances with Wolves, Bride of the Re-AnimatorPet Sematary, Shockerand License To Kill.

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