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Dean Guitars Launches Shredder Search

Dean Guitars and the Dimebag Darrell Estate present the "Get Your Wings Shredder Search."

Clearwater, FL (June 24, 2008) -- Listen up all you metalheads, a new contest from Dean is set to launch July 1st -- the "Get Your Wings Shredder Search."  This is a chance for all you eager shredders to showcase your ability to rip.

The winner of the contest will receive over $10,000 in prizes, including a Dean USA Razorback Electric Guitar valued at $5550, a one-on-one clinic with a Dean artist (T.B.A.), an all-expenses paid trip to perform at the 2009 Dean Owners of America party in Tampa and more! By the way, the annual D.O.A. party is one helluva time -- Premier Guitar was there this year so keep an eye out for coverage of the event.

Contestants will first upload a 60-second video clip, then the entries will be rated by guitar fans worldwide, as well as celebrity judges Vinnie Paul, Dime''s life partner Rita Haney-Abbott, Dean artists Michael Angelo Batio, Leslie West, Matt and Corey from Trivium, Tom Maxwell from Hell Yeah!, Rusty Cooley, Vinnie Moore, Eric Peterson of Testament and others!

The first 50 video entries will automatically win a free Dean Prize Pack including a Dean T-shirt, hat and other cool Dean gear.

Upload your video to beginning July 1st.

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