Gothic Twist on a Classic!
The Epiphone Goth '58 Explorer solidbody electric guitar puts a Gothic twist a tried-and-true classic. This guitar's Alnico Classic humbuckers sound positively lethal when they interact with the warm sustaining sound of its mahogany body. The Goth '58 Explorer's Pitch Black-finished asymmetrical-shaped body provides an eye-catching, in-your-face aesthetic that looks spectacular under stage lights. Perform lightning-fast riffs on the Goth '58 Explorer's comfortable SlimTaper "D" neck. Create awesome stutter effects with its KillPot switch. Complete with aggressive-looking black hardware, the Epiphone Goth '58 Explorer solidbody electric guitar is an affordable way to own a piece of rock history, with a dark twist.
Epiphone Goth '58 Explorer Solidbody Electric Guitar at a Glance:
- KillPot switch for creating cool stutter effects
- Fat, smoking humbuckers yield uncompromising power
- Fast-playing SlimTaper "D" neck
Back in the '60s, guitarists like Pete Townshend, Jimmy Page, and Jimi Hendrix created a pronounced stutter effect by flipping their selector toggle switch rapidly and aggressively between pickup settings. This toggle switch-abusing technique has been used by many guitarists since those pioneering days - it's a really cool effect. But, as the guitarists here at Sweetwater will affirm, it puts undue stress on your toggle switch. Enter Epiphone's KillPot. Integrated into your guitar's tone pot, the KillPot achieves the same effect with a quick tap of your tone knob.Fat, smoking humbuckers yield uncompromising power
The Epiphone Goth '58 Explorer packs humbucking power. When you really want to cook on a solo or deliver some thunderous power chords, you reach for a guitar that has a pair of humbuckers, right? Forget all those thin out-of-phase guitar sounds that session players overused in the 1980s and (sad to say) right through much of the '90s. That's not for you. Your sound is all about the warmth, punch, and midrange complexity you can only get from a pair of humbuckers, and the Epiphone Goth '58 Explorer comes with Alnico Classic humbuckers. You get uncompromising power whether you're playing rhythm or digging into a solo.Fast-playing SlimTaper "D" neck
Players worldwide appreciate Epiphone's 1960s SlimTaper "D" neck profile for its fast and smooth playability. Thinner than '50s-style necks, this neck profile stays out of the way of your fast lead playing, while still being substantial enough for comfortable rhythm playing.Epiphone Goth '58 Explorer Solidbody Electric Guitar Features:
- Replica of a 1958 Explorer with Pitch Black finish and black hardware
- Alnico Classic humbuckers deliver uncompromising power
- Comfortable SlimTaper "D" neck with rosewood fingerboard
- KillPot switch produces cool stutter effects
- Ultra-stable LockTone Tune-o-matic bridge