It looks like the estate of Steely Dan's Walter Becker has some company in the rock and roll legends selling off used gear department. Heavy metal icon Dave Mustaine has revealed that he'll be selling off more than 150 pieces of equipment from his personal collection online.
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“I have a lot, a lot, a lot of gear. I’ve got a lot of double-neck guitars, I’ve got a lot of prototype stuff," Mustaine explained in a statement announcing his new store on Reverb. "I’ve got absolutely killer collector’s item stuff for the right guy. For me, my job is to put everything I can into this guitar so that when it gets put in somebody else’s hands, I can say, 'This is the guitar that wrote "Holy Wars."' I have always believed when it comes down to memorabilia with a band -- especially instruments -- I want to pass this onto people. I want them to be able to have something that I had. When I die, I don’t want a guitar in my coffin. Some of these guys want to be buried with stuff -- I don’t want to die. I want to live forever."
Among the items for sale are 20 of Mustaine's signature guitars, including a 1987 Dean Dave Mustaine Signature Holy Grail (No. 1 of 33) and a Signature Stealth VMNT the guitarist used a lot on tour.
Mustaine's Reverb shop officially opens on November 4. In the meantime, watch this humorous video the guitarist has shared ahead of the unveiling.
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