Gibson To Launch Chris Cornell Guitar!

August 29, 2019

Gibson recently (Aug 27) announced they’re releasing a limited edition Chris Cornell model of their classic guitar!

The Chris Cornell ES 335 guitar pays homage to Cornell, who died in May 2017.

You’ll be able to pick up the guitar worldwide as of September 3rd. Find more info here!

Gibons’s chief merchant officer Cesar Gueikian said, “Chris Cornell was not only one of the most iconic singer-songwriters of all time, he was a modern innovator who left a legacy that transcends music genres and generations.”

“Chris fell in love with this guitar, and it became a part of his creative expression. It’s our honor to release this tribute ES-335 in his memory. Chris was a special artist, and we hope that this guitar will inspire fans to find their sound and inspiration — just like Chris did — for many years to come.”

Meanwhile, in case you missed this exciting news, the remaining members of Soundgarden said they’re going to record a new album w/ demos they recorded with Cornell!

What should they call the album?


Written by Todd Hancock