Alex Lifeson Signature Guitars

Alex Lifeson is renowned as the illustrious guitarist of the legendary rock band Rush. With his intricate playstyle and pioneering musicianship, he’s become an influential figure in the world of rock music.

Known for his innovative sound and versatile technique, he has, over the decades, built a legacy marked by musical exploration and sonic richness.

Epiphone Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess Standard

When a musician of Alex Lifeson’s stature collaborates with a brand like Epiphone, the result is bound to be spectacular. The Epiphone Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess Standard is a manifestation of Alex’s vision, crafted with the precision and excellence that Epiphone is revered for. This guitar is a fusion of classic aesthetics, modern functionality, and unique features that echo Alex Lifeson’s iconic sound and style.

Sonic Brilliance: Crafting the Signature Sound

Alex Lifeson’s music is characterized by its intricate compositions and expansive soundscapes. The Epiphone Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess Standard is engineered to replicate the diverse tonal range and dynamic responsiveness required by his multifaceted playing style. Whether it’s the crisp highs, the resonant mids, or the robust lows, this guitar is capable of producing rich, nuanced tones that are synonymous with Alex Lifeson’s music.

The Playability Factor: A Guitarist’s Delight

Playability is a crucial aspect of any guitar, and Alex Lifeson’s signature model excels in this regard. The neck is designed to facilitate easy movement across the fretboard, allowing for fluid transitions and swift maneuverability. Whether it’s playing complex chord progressions or executing fast, intricate solos, the guitar responds with precision and ease, making it a delight for guitarists looking for an instrument that can keep up with their creativity.

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Table of Specifications Alex Lifeson Les Paul Axcess Standard

FeatureDetails
General
BrandEpiphone
ConfigurationHH
Strings6
Made inChina
SeriesArtist Collection
ColorsSunburst
Left-Handed VersionNo
Body
TopCarved Maple with AAA Flame Maple veneer
TypeSolid Body
Body MaterialMahogany
BridgeGraph Tech Ghost Tremolo
Neck
Neck JointSet
TunersEpiphone Deluxe with Keystone buttons
FretboardIndian Laurel
Neck MaterialMahogany
DecorationTrapezoid
Scale Size24.75″
ShapeAlex Lifeson
Thickness1st Fret: 0.83” (21.1mm) – 12th Fret: 0.94” (23.9mm)
Frets22 Medium Jumbo
Fretboard Radius12″
NutLocking
Nut Width42.9mm (1.688”)
Electronics
Switch3 Way
KnobsBell
Pickup ModsCoil Split, Multi-Voicing
Volume Controls3
Tone Controls1
Bridge PickupEpiphone ProBucker 3 (Humbucker / Passive)
Neck PickupEpiphone Ceramic Pro (Humbucker / Passive)

Epiphone Alex Lifeson Les Paul Custom Axcess

Alex Lifeson, through his prolific contributions to Rush over several decades, has extended the realm of progressive rock guitar, producing playing that transcends flamboyance and spectacle to showcase genuine, breathtaking virtuosity admired and revered by fans and musicians alike.

The result of a detailed collaboration between Alex Lifeson and Gibson™, the Epiphone Alex Lifeson Les Paul™ Custom Axcess brings a fresh approach to the iconic Les Paul, offering an accessible and versatile instrument. This guitar encapsulates all the renowned ones that have made Les Paul a legend, coupled with unprecedented levels of sonic versatility and playing dexterity. The Alex Lifeson Les Paul Custom Axcess is armed with robust Epiphone Ceramic Pro™ neck and ProBucker™ 3 bridge pickups, each with a push/pull coil splitting feature on the volume controls, and it sports a Floyd Rose® 1000 Series tremolo, recognized as the most effective vibrato in the world.

Beyond its versatile sonic architecture, the Alex Lifeson Les Paul Custom Axcess maintains the enduring, iconic look of the Les Paul, a style that has been a staple for over six decades. It also comes with a protective hardshell case.

Table of Specifications Alex Lifeson Les Paul Custom Axcess

FeatureDetails
BODY
Body StyleLes Paul
Body MaterialMahogany
TopAAAA Quilt Maple Veneer
BindingMulti-ply Top and Headstock, Single-ply Fretboard
Body FinishGloss
NECK
ProfileRounded
Scale Length628.65 mm / 24.75 in
Fingerboard MaterialEbony
Fingerboard Radius304.8 mm / 12 in
Fret Count22
FretsMedium Jumbo
Nut MaterialFloyd Rose R4 Locking Nut (Gold)
Nut Width43.0 mm / 1.692 in
InlaysLarge Block
JointGlued In, Set Neck, Axcess Contour Heel
HARDWARE
FinishGold
BridgeFloyd Rose 1000
Tuning MachinesGrover Rotomatic
PickguardNone
Truss RodAdjustable
Truss Rod Cover2-ply, Short Bell with Alex Lifeson Signature
Control KnobsBlack Top Hat
Switch TipWhite
Switch WasherBlack with Gold Text
Control CoversBlack
Strap Buttons2
Mounting RingsBlack
Pickup CoversGold
ELECTRONICS
Neck PickupEpiphone Ceramic Pro
Bridge PickupEpiphone Probucker 3
Controls2 Push/Pull Volume (coil-split), 1 Push/Pull Neck Tone (Up Position Phase), 1 Standard Bridge Tone
Pickup Selector3-way Toggle
Output Jack1/4″
MISCELLANEOUS
Strings Gauge.010, .013, .017, .026, .036, .046
CaseHardshell Case