Zakk Wylde Gibson Models

icontexto-webdev-social-bookmark-091Zakk Wylde, Ozzy Osbourne guitarist and frontman of Black Label Society, is a faithful Gibson user and has a range of distinctive signature models.

Gibson Zakk Wylde Les Paul
Gibson Zakk Wylde Les Paul Guitar

  • Top: Carved maple
  • Body: Solid mahogany
  • Multi-ply black/white binding on top & back
  • Gold hardware
  • Nashville Tune-O-Matic bridge, stopbar tailpiece
  • 3-piece set maple neck, no finish
  • 22-fret ebony fingerboard
  • Pearl block inlays
  • Multi-ply white/black binding
  • Rounded neck profile
  • 24.75″ scale length
  • Kidney bean tuners
  • EMG-81 and EMG-85 humbucking pickups
  • Controls: Two volume, Two tone, 3-way selector switch
  • Includes Custom Shop case, certificate of authenticity, and custom care kit
  • Custom Zakk Wylde black and white Bulls-eye graphicThere are other Zakk Wylde Les Pauls, one with a camouflage bulls-eye graphic, and one with a red and orange “Buzzsaw” graphic.
  • Gibson ZV Custom
    Gibson Zakk Wylde Buzzsaw GuitarThis is Zakk’s other signature model, with a body resembling a Flying V bottom half and an SG top half.

    Even new the “Zakk-V” is hard to find, and with a price exceeding $5000. However, for about 1/5 of that price there is an Epiphone version, which is much easier to get hold of.

    Specs for the Gibson version are similar to those of the Les Pauls in Wylde’s range.

    Gibson Inspired By Zakk Wylde Flying V

    Gibson Zakk Wylde Flying V GuitarThis is the third, ultra rare model in Zakk’s signature range.

    It is a 1958-style Flying V, with Zakk’s favoured bulls-eye graphic and EMG pickups, as well as a Floyd Rose tremolo.

    Prices are about the same as the Gibson ZV.

    All the Zakk Wylde Les Pauls and the ZV Custom are available as Epiphone models, with similar specifications to the Gibson models, the fundamental difference being the Epiphone models’ passive EMG-HZ pickups, as opposed to Zakk’s EMG 81/85 active pickups. The prices are around £600 for the Epiphone models.

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