Bored of Heritage Cherry? The Gibson SG Standard just got a major facelift with six new Custom Color choices

Gibson SG Standard ’61 Custom Color Series
(Image credit: Gibson)

Gibson has announced it is now offering its Custom Color range on its other iconic solidbody, the SG – with six new finish options for the iconic double-cut electric guitar.

The story of the SG has many highlights and it has its own faithful following – among them, Mark Agnesi who recently picked it as one of the best-value Gibson guitars. However, aesthetically, it’s often been left in the shadow of its glitzy elder sibling, the Les Paul.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

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