MEGADETH's DAVE MUSTAINE Teams With GIBSON For 'Songwriter' Acoustic GuitarMay 10, 2022
Gibson has unveiled the latest addition to the Dave Mustaine Collection, Dave's first acoustic guitar with Gibson, the Dave Mustaine Songwriter. For the new acoustic guitar, Gibson acoustic luthiers in Bozeman, Montana collaborated with 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. The entire Dave Mustaine Collection is available now at select global dealers and on Gibson.com.
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. An extremely limited-edition version of the Dave Mustaine Songwriter in Ebony signed by Dave Mustaine is also available.
Gibson is honored to be working with Mustaine, who formed MEGADETH at the dawn of the American thrash metal movement. Mustaine has sold 50 million records worldwide, earned six platinum albums, and is a Grammy Award winner, cancer survivor, and a certified first-degree black belt in Ukidokan Karate, and Songahm Taekwondo, an honorary fourth-degree black belt and Goodwill Ambassador in the World Taekwondo Federation, and he is currently on the way to a first-degree black belt in Gracie Barra Jiu-Jitsu.
Renowned worldwide and synonymous with metal guitar, Mustaine founded MEGADETH in 1984 and less than a year a later debuted with the release of "Killing Is My Business… And Business Is Good!" in 1985. 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 its 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 "The 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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