Epiphone Ltd Ed Lee Malia Signature Les Paul Custom
On 12 November, members of the UK's Music Industries Association and other assorted luminaries will convene at the Hilton London Metropole hotel for the annual MIA Awards ceremony, at which the very finest new gear releases of the past year will be celebrated.
The award for the best electric guitar - sponsored by our sister magazine Guitarist - is much coveted, and, during September, we asked you to pick a winner from the long list of contenders. Now, based on your votes, we can present the final shortlist.
Browse through the gallery for an alphabetically ordered rundown of the products that have made the top 10. We'll reveal the winner on Friday 13 November.
First up, an excellent signature model from Epiphone...
"An extremely well-constructed guitar from a custom shop that's deserving of serious recognition, especially at this price point."
5 out of 5
FULL REVIEW: Epiphone Ltd Ed Lee Malia Signature Les Paul Custom
(Reviewed in Total Guitar)
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What they say
"[Steve] Vai's signature instruments include the Ibanez JEM guitar, which he designed in 1985 with first-of-its-kind features including the floating tremolo and the monkey grip. The JEM is now one of the longest running, most successful signature series guitars in history."
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