Visually striking. Born to stand out on stage. The Ibanez LHM1 is Luke Hoskin's signature model, guitarist of Protest the Hero. Together, Luke and Ibanez created his signature guitar that meets his needs for versatility and progressive metal. Equipped with sonically-powerful Fishman Fluence Modern Humbuckers with an Alnico in the neck position and a Ceramic in the bridge position. You have everything you need to shred in style and achieve a powerful, aggressive sound.
A comfortable double cutaway body ensures upper fingerboard shredding is sleek. And its premium fret edge treatment brings you superior playability that every guitarist craves. Perfect for fast-paced styles. Play at a blistering pace and find out why the LHM1 is Luke's 'favourite' guitar. Perfect for heavy, aggressive genres. Make heads turn with your searing solos and this tantalising transparent green gradation finish. New for NAMM 2019.
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Part of Canadian band Protest the Hero, Luke Hoskin plays lead guitar and needs a versatile instrument for their progressive metal vibes. Luke and the band have toured with Bullet for My Valentine and Avenged Sevenfold. In 2004 Protest the Hero won the Canadian Independent Music Award for Favourite Metal Artist/Group, and in 2014 they won the Juno Award for Metal/Hard Music Album of the Year for their album 'Volition'.
Luke loves Ibanez Guitars and has test-driven many models to find his perfect playing experience. He describes each guitar as being special in their own way, and inspiring for completely different reasons. He feels his signature model is just ideal for him and his style in every way. Ibanez ensured that each aspect of the guitar is designed to meet the needs of Luke and progressive metal perfectly. From sound to playability, to its striking appearance and comfort, Luke Hoskin now has his 'favourite' guitar. And it could be yours too.
Definitively distinctive. The Ibanez LHM1 has an eye-catching flamed maple top with a stunning grain. A transparent green gradation finish complements the ripple of the flamed maple top. Its pleasing colour scheme and classic Ibanez finishing touches are certain to stand out on stage or in your band's next photo-shoot. And with gold hardware, the LHM1 takes on a classy persona with a performance-ready vibe. Stand out in true Luke Hoskin fashion with Ibanez's meticulous attention to detail.
The Ibanez LHM1 comes equipped with Fishman Fluence Modern Humbuckers. With an Alnico neck pickup and a Ceramic bridge pickup, you will experience the ultimate versatility. Both pickups are individually voiced and both are capable of delivering two separate voices. Explore a wide variety of tones with a 3-way pickup selector. Switch voices via its push/pull controls. A truly unique setup that's perfect for achieving a powerful sound with an aggressive attack.
Shred to your heart's content. The Ibanez LHM1 has jumbo frets, accommodating almost any technique whilst providing comfort. Movement is easy and fluent, you can achieve precise string bends and much more. Fast paced? Play your solos, licks, riffs and runs with ease. Explore endless sonic-possibilities whilst enjoying the LHM1's smooth neck and premium fret edge treatment. Comfortable, smooth playability. Experience the Luke Hoskin feel - perfect for the performer.