As the premier punk rocker of his generation, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong doesn't compromise on style, tone or attitude. The new Billie Joe Armstrong ES-137 from Gibson Memphis rolls all three into a raging ball of badass, in a guitar that stems from surprising depths of tradition - while packing thee no-frills, sucker-punch power that punk demands.
Gibson Billie Joe Armstrong ES-137 Features
- Maple top and Sides with three ply poplar core
- Limited Run
- Memphis P-90's Pickups
- Rosewood Fingerboard
- Black Pickguard
- Comes with Gibson Memphis Hardshell case
This beautifully light and comfortable to play thin-line semi-hollow sports the ES-175's classic lines, but thanks to a chambered mahogany core that enhances sustain and fights unwanted feedback, it rings like a bell when you hit it. And when you want it to wail, just crank the two fat and gnarly P-90 pickups-long Billie Joe's favorites.
Grab the neck crafted to Billie Joe's preferred proportions, dial in the simplified controls to taste, and you're primed to deliver thick, meaty gobs of house-rockin' mayhem - while looking utterly righteous in a sweet Black Cherry Burst nitrocellulose finish with traditional trapezoid inlays on a rosewood fingerboard. Satisfy your inner punk today.
A thinline semi-hollow body with chambered mahogany core keeps it light, resonant, and superbly comfortable to play.
Fat, gnarly memphis p-90 single-coil pickups wound to vintage specs deliver a tone beloved for decades.
A nickel tune-o-matic bridge and stopbar tailpiece bring unprecedented sustain in a semi-hollow guitar.
Hot-rodded controls with individual volumes and a rotary selector dial you straight to the tone
A black cherry burst finish and traditional lines fly smack into punk attitude.
A rugged, vintage-style hardshell case takes it safely from gig to gig.