Gibson launches its first Dave Mustaine signature model guitar


Gibson Guitars released the first versions for sale of bandleader Megadeth Dave Mustaine’s new signature instruments with the Tennessee-based guitar maker on Tuesday, December 14.

However, the limited run of the first model – the Dave Mustaine Gibson Flying V EXP, available in natural antique metallic and silver finishes – is already sold out on Gibson’s website. It was only made available by calling the Gibson garage directly and placing an order. A larger production run is expected in February 2022.

Towards the bottom of this article, check out the guitar specs, watch a teaser video, and see more detailed photos of the new Mustaine Flying V EXP.

Earlier this year, the Megadeth icon revealed that he changed his allegiance from electric guitar to Gibson, at that time showcasing the Flying V EXP along with three other signature models to come: a green one. Rust in peace Flying V edition, the Mustaine Flying V Vanguard and the acoustic Mustaine CF-100. Mustaine has previously supported guitar makers Dean, ESP and Jackson.

Megadeth’s long-awaited new album The sick, the dying… and the dead! is currently slated for a spring 2022 release, according to a November report American songwriter interview with Mustaine, 60 years old. He discovered the title of the album earlier this year.

In May, Megadeth parted ways with longtime bassist David Ellefson amid a sex scandal involving the group’s co-founder. His bass parts on the new album have reportedly been replaced, although it is currently not known who replaced them. James LoMenzo took his place on tour.

Dave Mustaine is the legendary guitarist, singer, songwriter and founder of the group Megadeth, multi-platinum and Grammy Award winner. Its new model Gibson Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP Artist delivers the powerful, heavy sound and exceptional playing performance it demands. The 25.5 “scale mahogany neck has an ebony fingerboard with a compound fingerboard radius, 24 medium jumbo frets, mother of pearl” tooth “inlays, Explorer style head with Grover Mini Rotomatic tuners with Kidney Knobs and Graph Tech Nut Mahogany The Flying V-style body features a Tune-O-Matic bridge, Stop Bar tailpiece, and a pair of Mustaine Seymour Duncan Thrash Factor pickups… A hard case is also included.

Dave Mustaine Gibson USA Flying V EXP

Dave Mustaine Gibson USA Flying V EXP (Antique Natural)

Dave Mustaine Gibson USA Flying V EXP (metallic silver)

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