Gibson unveils V2 version of Adam Jones 1979 Les Paul Custom

Gibson's new Adam Jones 1979V2 Les Paul Custom
(Image credit: Gibson TV/YouTube)

Gibson unveiled Tool guitarist Adam Jones' long-awaited signature guitar only a year ago, but – unsurprisingly, given that it came in a run of just 79 Custom, Murphy Lab-aged models and 179 VOS replicas – the Adam Jones 1979 Les Paul Custom sold out incredibly quickly. 

Now, the company has unveiled the V2 version of the electric guitar, with new custom artwork and a less heavily aged (than the previous Murphy Lab-aged version, mind you) look.  

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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.