June 22, 2022

Megadeth mastermind Dave Mustaine and Gibson have unveiled the Flying V EXP Rust in Peace signature mannequin — the latest axe within the rising Dave Mustaine Assortment.

Paying tribute to Megadeth’s seminal 1990 album Rust in Peace and its sci-fi lyrical themes, the brand new guitar is available in a putting Alien Tech Inexperienced nitrocellulose lacquer end. The colour scheme is complemented by black chrome {hardware}.

The 25.5-inch scale mahogany neck has an ebony fretboard with a compound fretboard radius, 24 medium jumbo frets, two-tone inexperienced/pearloid Rust in Peace diamond inlays, an Explorer model headstock with Grover Mini Rotomatic tuners with Kidney buttons, and a Graph Tech nut. Dave Mustaine’s signature adorns the truss rod cowl.

Different appointments embody a Tune-O-Matic bridge and a Cease Bar tailpiece. Within the electronics division, the guitar touts a Dave Mustaine signature Seymour Duncan Thrash Issue pickup set. The entire packaged is available in a Rust in Peace customized hardshell case with a Dave Mustaine Signature Richter guitar strap housed inside.

Mustaine and Gibson have been rolling out new signature fashions on a semi-monthly foundation. They lately unveiled a signature acoustic mannequin following the primary guitar within the assortment, the Flying V EXP in pure end.

In the meantime, you possibly can catch Mustaine and Megadeth on tour later this summer time after they staff up with 5 Finger Demise Punch for a US run. Dates kick off August nineteenth in Portland, Oregon, and run by means of an October fifteenth present in Salt Lake Metropolis, Utah. Get tickets by way of Ticketmaster.

The Flying V EXP Rust in Peace signature mannequin is obtainable now and retails for $2,999. It’s already out of inventory on Gibson’s web site, however you’ll find one by way of Reverb.

See up-close pics of the guitar and think about a teaser video under.

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