Gibson releases Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP Rust in Peace

Guitar available worldwide

Gibson has unveiled the latest addition to the Dave Mustaine Collection, the limited edition Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP Rust In Peace. For the new Flying V EXP RIP guitar, Gibson luthiers collaborated with Dave Mustaine the legendary guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and founder of the multi-platinum selling and GRAMMY Award-winning band, Megadeth.

Part of the Dave Mustaine Collection, the new Gibson Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP Rust In Peace arrives in an Alien Tech Green finish. The entire Dave Mustaine Collection is available now at select global dealers and on Gibson.com.

Gibson is proud to introduce the Gibson Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP Rust In Peace named after the Megadeth album Rust In Peace that set a new standard for heavy metal. The Gibson Dave Mustaine Flying V EXP Rust In Peace delivers the powerful, heavy sound and exceptional playing performance on the stage and in the studio that Dave demands. The 25.5-inch scale mahogany neck has an ebony fretboard with a compound fretboard radius, 24 medium jumbo frets, two-tone green/pearloid Rust In Peace diamond inlays, an Explorer style headstock with Grover Mini Rotomatic tuners with Kidney buttons, a Graph Tech nut, and Dave Mustaine’s signature on the truss rod cover. The mahogany Flying V style body is equipped with a Tune-O-Matic bridge, a Stop Bar tailpiece, and a Dave Mustaine signature Seymour Duncan Thrash Factor pickup set. The Alien Tech Green nitrocellulose lacquer finish is complemented by black chrome hardware. A Rust In Peace custom hardshell case in also included, with a Dave Mustaine Signature Richter Strap inside.

Gibson is honored to be working with Dave 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.

Megadeth have recently revealed their roadmap into the web3 space, offering expanded Cyber Army fan club experiences. The first NFT drop will be a generative collection called Rattleheads, pulling from nearly 40 years of iconic Vic Rattlehead themes and imagery. Fans can join the official Megadeth Discord, with more info coming soon.

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