“Please tell me that’s the new Epiphone headstock in general”: The Epiphone Greeny Les Paul is nearly here – and guitarists are losing their minds over the headstock

Cesar Gueikian shows off the Epiphone Greeny Les Paul's Gibson-like headstock
(Image credit: Instagram / Cesar Gueikian)

Gibson CEO Cesar Gueikian has posted several teasers of the forthcoming Epiphone Kirk Hammett Greeny Les Paul Standard – and players are getting particularly excited about the inclusion of what looks to be a Gibson-profile headstock on the new signature guitar

The Gibson Brands marketing playbook typically sees endorsees and Gueikian himself tease the arrival of new gear ahead of official announcements, and it’s been the same with Greeny.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.