We need your consent

We and our partners use technology such as cookies on our site to personalise content and ads, provide social media features, and analyse our traffic. Click below to consent to the use of this technology across the web. Go to our Cookies Policy for more information on how we use cookies. You can change your mind and change your consent choices at any time by returning to this site.

Joe Bonamassa teases signature Epiphone ES-355 guitars for 2019

Blues hero’s sixth signature Epi due to land next year

What does Joe Bonamassa do in his downtime? If he’s not recording, touring or guitar shopping, he’s working on signature models with Epiphone, it seems, and he’s already teased next year’s: the Joe Bonamassa ES-355.

Bonamassa broke the news of his sixth collaboration with the company on Twitter, where he joked, “They will be available in ‘What’s My Name Again?’ and regular non-ego spec.”

As you can see from the image below, both models feature gold hardware - including Bigsby vibratos - on black bodies, while one fingerboard features a Joe Bonamassa inlay, and the other blocks. Note the Nerdsville, CA hardcase, too.

The guitar follows Joe’s most recent Epiphone signature model, the 1958 ‘Amos’ Korina Flying V, as well as his Sunburst ’55 Telecaster, which was announced by Fender last month.

Even better news is that there seems to be no let up in new Epiphone models following the announcement that parent company Gibson filed for bankruptcy earlier this month.


Recent news