The Bill Kelliher “Golden Axe” Explorer from Gibson USA brews select tonewoods into a timelessly revolutionary body style. With powerful LACE Nitro Hemi humbucking pickups and classic hardware, this is a guitar befitting Kelliher’s status in the world of metal.

Gibson Bill Kelliher Golden Axe Explorer

“I’ve always been a fan of Explorer’s. They always look like you’re wielding an axe. But this is a blingy axe – it’s a got a lot of gold on it. Golden Axe is also an old video game I used to play at the arcades when I was younger” (Bill Kelliher, Mastodon)

Gibson Bill Kelliher Golden Axe Explorer features:

  • Mahogany body with stunning Gold Burst finish
  • Mahogany neck with Bill Kelliher’s slim, fast profile
  • Rosewood fingerboard with figured acrylic trapezoid inlays
  • Pair of split-coil LACE Nitro Hemi humbucking pickups in the neck and bridge positions
  • Mini Grover kidney tuners with 14:1 ratio

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