Dean Guitars Adds Kerry King to Artist Roster

King will be debuting a line of USA and import models over the coming months.

Los Angeles, CA (October 31, 2019) -- Dean Guitars is proud to announce the addition of thrash-punk legend, Kerry King of Slayer, to its artist roster. Kerry comes on-board as a signature artist, with a brand new, never-before-seen guitar design.

"I'm super stoked to be part of the Dean Guitars family. This has been an insane long time coming! Together we're going to create some amazing guitars that Dean, Slayer, and Kerry King fans will be as excited as I am to play them. It's gonna be a wild ride for years to come!" Kerry King says of the partnership.

Over the coming months, Dean Guitars will release product information outlining Kerry King's Signature Dean Guitars USA and import models. We will first be releasing a limited run of 50 handcrafted USA guitars signed by the legend himself.

Dean Guitars President and CEO, Evan Rubinson says, "We are thrilled to welcome one of the most iconic guitarists in the world to the Dean family. Our partnership with Kerry King couldn't be a more perfect fit - a legendary metal guitar player and a legendary metal guitar company, collaborating to bring our fans something the world has never before seen."

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