Folks, let’s talk about a Les Paul that’s more ventilated than your average cheese grater. Yes, you’re seeing right; that’s not a guitar with holes, that’s a bunch of holes with a guitar around it!

This piece of six-string Swiss cheese is what happens when someone decides their Les Paul needs to lose some weight. And no, we’re not just talking about shedding a few pounds for a sleeker neck profile.

We mean literally drilling the body like it’s got oil underneath. But alas, the only thing gushing here is the pure, unfiltered confusion of guitar enthusiasts everywhere. Even the O of Gibson didn’t survive the drilling!

Now, you may ask, “Why would someone do that?” Well, there are a few theories:

  • First theory… They were trying to make the guitar more aerodynamic. Because, you know, that’s crucial for those high-speed guitar solos.
  • Second theory… It’s an attempt at making the world’s first acoustic-electric-Les-Paul… with emphasis on the ‘acoustic’.
  • Third theory… Maybe it’s a new anti-theft strategy. “Steal my guitar? Good luck playing on this cheese board, buddy!”
  • Fourth theory… Perhaps they just wanted to give the guitar a bit of ‘character’. Mission accomplished, I’d say!

Whatever the reason, one thing is clear: this Gibson Les Paul LPM 2015 (aka Les Paul 100) isn’t just modified, it’s been revolutionized. It’s got more holes than a bad sci-fi movie plot! And it has a robotuner too. That’s like having R2-D2 on your headstock – loved by some, loathed by purists, and confusing to grandparents everywhere.

One thing for sure, here’s a guitar that doubles as a conversation piece, a puzzle, and a potential birdhouse. This Les Paul has been through the wringer, and then some. It’s not just a guitar, it’s a statement. A statement that says, “Yes, I did this on purpose. And no, I don’t regret it… yet.”?

Humor aside, this guitar is a testament to creativity (or something like it) in the world of music. Whether it’s your cup of tea or not, it’s definitely a head-turner!

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