The Ibanez GRG121DX GIO, Black delivers high-quality performance and versatile tones for players on a budget. Its poplar body, maple neck, and treated New Zealand pine fingerboard construction delivers a beautifully rich response with an incredibly comfortable playing experience. Its set of IBZ-6 humbuckers deliver a wide range of powerful tones designed for both rock and metal players, offering bright, articulate soundscapes for shredding leads and full-sounding chugs. Finished with high quality hardware to enhance string stability and sustain, the Ibanez GRG121DX GIO incorporates an impressive Ibanez design and playability ideal for aspiring guitarists.
The GIO GRG features a strong poplar body finished in sleek black,creating an aesthetic which compliments its shape and reflects its dark, destructive tones. Incorporating the iconic RG double cutaway body shape, the GRG121DX provides smooth access to the higher register and is sure to stand out on any stage.
Maple Neck with GRG Profile
Ibanez are renowned for their innovative, thin neck profiles which offer a lightning quick playability, whilst retaining sustain and resonance that’s usually provided by a thicker profile. Designed for rock and metal guitarists, the GRG121DX is the perfect for intermediate players who require both fierce style and unbeatable playability.
IBZ-6 Humbucking Pickups
Humbucking pickups are the first choice for most modern metal and rock players due to the bright, articulate and thick tonal response. The IBZ-6 deliver nothing less than dynamic and cutting tones, perfect for shredding leads and full sounding chugs. Featuring an IBZ-6 in the bridge and neck positions, with a 3-way blade style pickup selector, the GRG121DX is adept for a range of playing styles.
The GIO Series was designed and developed by Ibanez for guitar players who desire the premium-quality of Ibanez instruments, but in a more affordable package. Not only does this range of guitars look and perform better than everything else in their price range, but their rigorous inspection, set-up, and warranty is identical to Ibanez’s signature models. So if you’re looking for an entry level guitar by a historically renowned guitar maker then look no further than the Ibanez GIO series of electric guitars.
About Ibanez Guitars
Over the past 30 years, Ibanez Guitars have always been at the forefront of developing the right tools for electric guitar players pushing the boundaries of music. For decades, Ibanez designers and luthiers have been the embodiment of this ideology, pushing their skills to the edge of imagination, consistently creating some of the most versatile and unique instruments ever. Although Ibanez guitars have been made since 1908, it wasn’t until the late 1980s that they began to form an identity for themselves when artists such as Steve Vai and Frank Zappa began using their instruments. Now with a huge artist clientele across the globe, Ibanez are a leading manufacturer of electric guitars and basses and a first choice for many dedicated musicians.
What's in the box
- Ibanez GRG121DX GIO Series Electric Guitar (Black)
Body & Bridge
- Body: Poplar
- Bridge: Ibanez F106
- Construction: Bolt-On
- Finish: Black
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck: Maple
- Profile: GRG
- Scale Length: 25.5’’
- Fingerboard: Bound Treated New Zealand Pine
- Radius: 400mm
- Frets: 24 Jumbo
- Inlays: Sharktooth
- Nut: PPS, Black
- Nut Width: 43mm
Electronics & Hardware
- Bridge Pickup: IBZ-6 Humbucker (Passive/Ceramic)
- Neck Pickup: IBZ-6 Humbucker (Passive/Ceramic)
- Controls: Volume, Tone, 3-Way Pickup Selector
- Tuners: Die-Cast w/Small Buttons
- Hardware: Black
- Case Included: No