Epiphone is one of the oldest and most revered instrument makers, a worldwide leader in acoustic and electric guitars, basses, and folk instruments. The legacy of Epiphone and the story of the "House of Stathopoulo" takes place over an incredible 140 year span, accompanying every single musical era of the 20th century and beyond. From their earliest mandolins and banjos to jazz-inspired archtop and early electric guitars, all the way through the modern sounds of rock n' roll, R&B, punk, metal, and alternative, Epiphone has been there front and center. Their incredible ground-breaking instruments have been the choice of artists throughout the world for generations. Today, Epiphone has something for every player, no matter the genre. Always paying homage to their earliest instruments, the signature favorites, and the unforgettable collaborations, Epiphone continues to set the standard for affordable quality, incredible value, and pure performance.