New Dave Grohl inspired Gibson guitar

As reported by EGR and Gearwire, Gibson adds another great model to it’s “Inspired by” series with the new Dave Grohl inspired DG-335 semi-hollowbody.


Dave Grohl

Grohl has been a long time Gibson user almost seen exclusively with Gibson guitars on stage, including various Explorer’s, Les Pauls, and SGs. Especially if you leave out the period where he used the Ampeg / Dan Armstrong plexi guitars you rarely see him with anything else.

Grohl’s DG-335 has a Firebird-style headstock with six-side tuners, ES-335 semi-hollow body, split diamond inlays inspired by the Trini Lopez signature model, and Burstbucker pickups. Features from musicians friend shown below.

Dave Grohl Gibson DG-335

Gibson Inspired By Dave Grohl DG-335 Semi-Hollowbody Electric Guitar Features:

  • Scale Length: 24-3/4″
  • Neck Joint: Set-in
  • Neck Wood: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Rosewood
  • Neck Shape: ’50s
  • Frets: 22
  • Nut Width: 1-11/16″
  • Fretboard Radius: 12
  • Bridge: Fixed
  • Pickup Bridge: Burstbucker 2
  • Pickup Neck: Burstbucker 1
  • Controls: Volume / Volume / Tone / Tone
  • Tuners: Grover
  • Hardware color: Chrome
  • Pickup selector: 3-way
  • Finish: Lacquer

Overall it’s a great looking guitar with the ebony version retailing at $2500 and the pelham blue at $2900. Gibson is doing a great job of pushing their product into the alternative guitar market over the last few years as Fender continues to flounder a bit.

5 thoughts on “New Dave Grohl inspired Gibson guitar

  1. they should’ve left out the influences from Trini Lopez. the headstock doesn’t quite fit with the rest of the guitar as well as the diamond sound holes. the color and the knobs are pretty sick though

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