Gibson SG Special Gothic Black 2001

The SG Special evolved out of the Les Paul Special in the early '60s when Gibson introduced the SG as its primary solidbody shape. The Special was conceived as a more affordable, parred-down take on SG Standard, and this designation persists till today.  The SG Special Gothic (also known as just the SG Gothic) was an all black version of the SG produced in the late-'90s to appeal to metal players. 

Years of Production:
 1999 - 2002

Body Style: Dual cutaway solidbody  

Wood Composition: Mahogany body, Mahogany neck, Ebony fingerboard

Design Elements: Dual uncovered humbucker pickups, two volume and two control knobs, stopbar tailpiece, tune-o-matic bridge, 24.75-inch scale length, set neck

Notable SG Players:  Tony Iommi, Angus Young, Derek Trucks, Jeff Tweedy

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