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Megadeth founder teams up with Gibson for his first acoustic guitar in the Dave Mustaine Collection.
For the new acoustic guitar, Gibson acoustic luthiers in Bozeman, Montana collaborated with Dave Mustaine the legendary guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and founder of the multi-platinum selling and Grammy Award-winning band, Megadeth. The Gibson Dave Mustaine Songwriter in Ebony is available in a both a standard version and a limited edition model, signed by the artist. Part of the Dave Mustaine Collection, the new Dave Mustaine Songwriter in Ebony is the first 24-fret neck ever installed on a Gibson acoustic guitar. With a slightly thinner walnut body, the Dave Mustaine Songwriter guitar features a cutaway for easy access to the upper frets.
Megadeth has gone on to sell more than 50 million albums worldwide, earning many accolades along the way, including a Grammy Award for the title track from their most recent album Dystopia, along with 12 additional Grammy nominations, as well as five consecutive platinum/multi-platinum albums. Megadeth has headlined many of the biggest stages in the world and recently played their most successful tour ever, closing every night on the North American amphitheater “Metal Tour of the Year”. Also, a New York Times bestselling author and sought after speaker, host, and commentator, Mustaine has remained a standard bearer for metal and heavy guitar rock, combining a musical and technical standard with the punk and rock n’ roll ethos and attitude.
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Explore the new Dave Mustaine Songwriter in Ebony, www.gibson.com.
Former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist introduces a signature with a Seymour Duncan humbucker, while the DK24 series offers a "sculpted shredder's cut" heel and other premium features.
Jake E Lee Signature Pro-Mod So-Cal Style 1 HSS HT RW
The Jake E Lee signature is based on the distinctive white instrument the great guitarist acquired in 1975 and made famous during his Ozzy-era. Delivering iconic looks, superior playability and powerful sound, the Jake E Lee Signature Pro-Mod So-Cal in Pearl White’s unique features include a rosewood fingerboard with 21 jumbo frets, Seymour Duncan JB SH-4 humbucking bridge pickup and slanted single-coil DiMarzio SDS-1 DP111 middle and neck pickups, single volume Strat-style skirt control knob, hardtail bridge with black base plate and Charvel tuning machines with pearl buttons. $1,299.99 USD.
Pro-Mod DK24 HT/FR
Meet the Newest Charvel Pro-Mod DK24 Models
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