Signature Chris Cornell Gibson guitar to be released in September

Credit: Paul LorkowskiEarlier this year, during January's star-studded tribute concert to the late Soundgarden frontman, Gibson announced a new Chris Cornell signature guitar. Now, a release date for the instrument has been announced.

The Chris Cornell ES-335 will be available on September 3, and is available for pre-order now.

"Chris fell in love with this guitar and it became a part of his creative expression," says Gibson Chief Merchant Officer Cesar Gueikian.

"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."

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