Genesis Deluxe review by Epiphone

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  • Sound: 8
  • Overall Impression: 8
  • Reliability & Durability: 10
  • Action, Fit & Finish: 8
  • Features: 8
  • Reviewer's score: 8.4 Superb
  • Users' score: 7.2 (19 votes)
Epiphone: Genesis Deluxe
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Sound — 8
It suits my music style very well since I have such a broad taste in music ranging from classic rock to nu metal. I am using a Marshall half stack with a Boss Metal Zone pedal. On the rhythm setting the guitar provides a full rich sounding tone.

Overall Impression — 8
I play a vast variety of music and te guitar is a perfect match. I have benn playng for about 5 years and the only guitar I have owned that has outperformed this one is my Gibson Les Paul Classic. My favorite feature is the deep sunburst finish of the guitar. If I had to criticize it I'd have to say that itr is too heavy for long live sessions. The only thing I wish it had is a whammy bar.

Reliability & Durability — 10
This guitar has been played live and vigorously for over twenty years and it still tears apart the competition.

Action, Fit & Finish — 8
I found no technical problems whatsoever while playing this guitar.

Features — 8
- Made in 1979 in the USA. - 22 maple frets. - Laminated top. - Dark sunburst finish. - Cutaway. - String-thru body. - Active electronics. - Volume, tone, Rhythm, treble. - Non locking tuners.

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