Dave Mustaine Adds Custom Shop Flying V to Gibson Guitar Collection
Gibson Custom Shop is proud to unveil the latest addition to the Dave Mustaine collection, the Gibson Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP Limited Edition in Red Amber Burst and Ebony VOS. To create the new limited-edition Flying V EXP guitar, Gibson Custom Shop luthiers collaborated with legendary guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and founder of multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning band Megadeth, Dave Mustaine. The entire Dave Mustaine collection is available now at select global retailers and via the official website Gibson website.
The Gibson Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP Limited Edition delivers the powerful, heavy sound and exceptional playing performance on stage and in the studio that Dave demands. The 25.5″ scale mahogany neck has an ebony fingerboard with 24 frets, mother of pearl inlays, Explorer style headstock with Grover Mini Rotomatic tuners and Graph Tech TUSQ nut.
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Dave Mustaine’s signature is reproduced on the truss rod cover, and Dave’s silhouette is featured on the back of the headstock and on the included hard guitar case. The Flying V-style mahogany body has a maple cap (maple featured on the Red Amber Burst version) and is fitted with a Tune-O-Matic bridge, Chevron through-body tailpiece and pickup Seymour Duncan Thrash Factor signed Dave Mustaine. Position. The Red Amber Burst nitrocellulose lacquer finish is complemented by gold hardware, while the Ebony VOS finished model is fitted with nickel hardware. Only 75 of each color have been crafted by expert luthiers at the Gibson Custom Shop as part of this very special limited edition.
The Dave Mustaine collection currently consists of seven models and continues to be a worldwide hit – the Flying V RIP electric guitars and Songwriter (signed) acoustic guitars sold out immediately upon release. Expect more Dave Mustaine Collection releases in 2023.
The Dave Mustaine Collection is available at select retailers and the following models are available worldwide: Gibson Dave Mustaine Collection Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP (Antique Natural and Silver Metallic); Acoustic-Guitar/ACC36V567/Ebony, and the new limited edition Gibson Custom Shop Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP (Red Amber Burst and Ebony VOS).
Still vital, Megadeth debuted atop the charts with their new album The sick, the dying… and the dead! The album’s first week of sales, premiered at No. 3 on the Billboard 200, marking their eighth Top Ten album of their career, and matching the chart impact of the band’s latest Grammy-winning album. dystopia. The sick, the dying… and the dead! total consumption was 47,552 and pure album sales were 44,781, placing the album at No. 1 in Top Album Sales, Top Current Album Sales, Top Rock and Alternative Albums, Top Rock Albums and Top Hard Rock Albums respectively, and at No. 2 on the Vinyl Albums Sales chart.
The sick, the dying… and the dead! was released via UMe on September 2, 2022 and features twelve new tracks. The album is available on CD, vinyl and cassette, as well as digitally through all online partners. There is also a 12-track limited edition deluxe 2LP album pressed on 180g black vinyl housed in a numbered gatefold sleeve with 12×24 lyrics/credits insert, lenticular vinyl lithograph and 7-inch bonus with “We’ll Be Back” and the previously unreleased B-side “The Conjuring (Live)”.
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