Gibson Debuts New Joan Jett ES-339

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Gibson has launched its new Joan Jett ES-339 guitar.

The guitar—which will be produced in a limited run of 150 models, 50 of which will be signed by Jett herself—features hand-wired Orange Drop capacitors paired with Gibson Burstbucker 2 and Burstbucker 3 humbucking pickups. Additionally, in a first for an ES-series model, the guitar features a thermally-engineered chambered maple centerblock plus thermally-engineered Adirondack Spruce bracing.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.