Hello, I know that a thread like this is probably over done, but I'm going passive; thinking of going with either Gibson 57 Classic neck & 57 Classic Plus bridge, OR SD Jazz neck & JB bridge.

I'll be putting them in an Epiphone Les Paul Classic (or Traditional...I don't remember).
Music style - Bullet for my Valentine, Breaking Benjamin, Funeral for a Friend.

Thank you!
Both of those combos will sound really bad for what you want to play.

What amp are you playing through?
Spin 'round carousel when your horse isn't screwed in.

My band:
Fractured Instinct
(For fans of Death/Groove/Prog Metal)

Ibanez RGA42E
Ibanez S420
LTD H-301
Ibanez RG520
Peavey Predator USA
Douglas Grendel 725
Line 6 Pod HD500X
The Jazz JB wont be bad for that stuff. I have that in my EC-1k and its pretty good at doing Funeral, BB sucks and I know little about them or their sound, and if you ran something hotter than the JB in the bridge, you'll be even better off for Bullet.

EDIT: wait - are the Jazz and the 59 the same pickup? I never remember with SDs.
I'm sold on the JB/Jazz "Hot Rodded set.
Just trying to decide whether I would like the Nickel look, or the regular black ones.

What do you think? for Les Paul Goldtop