“When I hold her close to me, I immediately feel less anxious”: Epiphone’s signature WAXX Nighthawk Studio revives an underrated Gibson model, beloved by the French guitarist and producer

WAXX holds his Epiphone WAXX Nighthawk Studio
(Image credit: Epiphone)

Epiphone has announced a new signature guitar collaboration with French musician, producer and influencer WAXX: the WAXX Nighthawk Studio.

The model is a recreation of his go-to electric guitar, a customized Gibson Nighthawk Studio. For those not familiar with the ’Hawk, it’s a single-cut design introduced by the guitar giant in the early-’90s. 

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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.