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Tool’s Adam Jones is one of the industry’s most creative guitarists, able to combine a myriad of high-level — and many unorthodox — playing techniques into a one-of-a-kind style. Designed in collaboration with Adam himself, the Gibson Adam Jones Les Paul Standard is a solidbody electric guitar that commands instant attention. This axe features classic Les Paul construction, including a solid mahogany body and maple top, along with a ’70s-style mahogany neck. Technical players will appreciate the Adam Jones Les Paul Standard’s carved neck heel, and its ebony fingerboard makes everything from riffing to soloing seem effortless. Plug in, and this Les Paul churns out metallic aggression and vintage-tinged PAF tones in equal measure, thanks to a well-chosen duo of humbuckers. The Adam Jones Les Paul Standard is armed with top-shelf hardware, including a Graph Tech nut, Nashville Tune-o-matic bridge, and Grover Rotomatic tuners. You also get a number of Adam Jones-approved aesthetic add-ons. Whether you’re a die-hard Tool fan or simply a serious-minded metal player, the Adam Jones Les Paul Standard delivers the lachrymological goods.
Old-school construction with Adam’s personal touches
The Adam Jones Les Paul Standard offers the perfect blend of classic Gibson construction and Adam Jones-approved appointments. This solidbody electric guitar includes a solid, maple-topped mahogany body with a head-turning Antique Silverburst finish and cream binding. A Graph Tech nut, aluminum Nashville Tune-o-matic bridge, and Grover Rotomatic tuners with contemporary-style buttons guarantee rock-solid intonation and tuning stability. You also get Adam’s signature on this Les Paul’s truss rod cover and custom artwork on the back of its headstock. There are scores of Tool fans here at GIBSON GUITAR CENTER, and we appreciate the Adam Jones Les Paul Standard’s Black Speed knobs and chrome-plated hardware, along with its other grudge-inducing features.
Twin humbuckers deliver a 7empest of heavy tones
The Gibson Adam Jones Les Paul Standard teems with infinite heaviness, thanks to a set of hand-selected humbucking pickups. In the bridge, you’ll find an uncovered DC High-Gain Humbucker. This unruly beast is primed to unleash a parabola of high-octane, metallic-tinged aggression that won’t just stir the pot — it will downright obliterate it. In the neck, you’ll find a nickel-covered BurstBucker that exhibits a PAF-like sound with tight lows, complex mids, and sweet highs. The Adam Jones Standard Les Paul boasts handwired controls with Orange Drop capacitors.
’70s-style neck ensures classic playability
If you’re the type of guitarist who likes to push the envelope — then watch it bend — you’ll love how the Adam Jones Les Paul Standard plays. Its rounded ’70s-era neck carve fills your hand nicely, and it’s just beefy enough to give your playing a sustain boost. The neck also features a carved heel for easier playability. This Les Paul also boasts a lightning-fast 22-fret ebony fingerboard that facilitates grinding riffage and fleet-fingered leads with equal aplomb. The fingerboard also displays eye-grabbing mother-of-pearl trapezoid inlays.