Guitar Center New Electrics ATOMIC Top 5 List

Guitar Center New Electrics ATOMIC Top 5 List

Next time you browse the racks of new instruments at your local Guitar Center, you'll see these 5 newbies. GC has just taken in 87 new models. I for one believe these 5 to be some of the best new guitars considering cost and value.

Note: If you stumbledupon this page looking for the best low cost guitars, check out the ATOMIC Top 5 Cheap Guitars.


ATOMIC Top 5 New Electrics at Guitar Center

#1. Gretsch Guitars G5120 Electromatic Hollowbody Electric Guitar Sunburst


  • Brand: Gretsch
  • Model: G5120 Electromatic Hollowbody
  • Musical Styles: Blues, Jazz, Rockabilly, Country

Special Features:

  • Gretsch dual-coil pickups
  • Adjustable bridge
  • Chrome plated die cast tuners
Notes: Rated 5 out of 5 stars by Guitar Center customers. The G5120 is at least a $2,000-quality hollowbody guitar... Low cost considering quality. Very thick tone.

Price: $595.99


#2. Gibson Firebird V Electric Guitar with Flame Maple Wings Natural Satin


  • Brand: Gibson
  • Model: Firebird V Studio
  • Style: Rock

Special Features:

  • Classic offset body styling
  • High output mini humbuckers at bridge and neck
  • Reverse headstock
Notes: Ranked 5 out of 5. Very nice new studio guitar. It would be interesting to see what kind of songs you'd be writing with the Firebird V.

Price: $1,839 at GC


#3. Ibanez S470DXQM Electric Guitar Red Viking


  • Brand: Ibanez
  • Model: S470DXQM
  • Styles: Neo-Classical, Metal, Tech Rock

Special Features:

  • S inlay
  • ZR tremolo
  • H/S/H Powersound pickups
Notes: 4.5 out of 5 star rating by Guitar Center reviewers. Sick playability.

Price: $649.99


#4. B.C. Rich Metal Master Warlock Electric Guitar Black With Tribal Fire

  • Brand: B.C. Rich
  • Model: Metal Master Warlock
  • Styles: Metal, Death Metal

Special Features:

  • Beast headstock
  • Dual BCR humbuckers
Notes: Ranks 4.5 out of 5 stars. Punchy tone. Absurdly low cost guitar. Absolutely evil look.

Price: $299.99 at Guitar Center


#5. Gibson Les Paul Studio Electric Guitar with BFG Electronics Ebony

  • Brand: Gibson
  • Model: Les Paul Studio with BFG Electronics
  • Style: Rock

Special Features:

  • 498T humbucker (that screams)
  • BFG electronics
Notes: Innovative new guitar available at Guitar Center. "With BFG wiring the traditional toggle has been rewired as a kill switch, and a mini-toggle at the volume knobs controls pickup selection." -Gibson

Price: $1,159.99

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