Megadeth Banjo owned by Dave Mustaine! Used to write, record "The Blackest Crowe" song on album!

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This is the actual banjo owned by Dave Mustaine of Megadeth and used to write & record the only song Megadeth doesn't play live: The Blackest Crowe. It was signed by him for our studio at Wembley Arena in London where we brought his entire guitar collection we purchased from him. Out of all of the instruments in the collection, this was the one he walked over to first and it was clear it was significant to him. That is when he told us it was used to write & record The Blackest Crowe, a song about his wife's mother facing death. It is the only song Megadeth will not play live. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own the personal six string banjo of legendary platinum selling, Grammy winning guitar god: Dave Mustaine of Megadeth! As an original member of Metallica and the founding frontman of Megadeth, Dave Mustaine is Heavy Metal royalty of legendary proportions. His songs can be heard in Hollywood blockbuster movies starring Arnold Schwarzenegger to the biggest video games of all time like Grand Theft Auto and Guitar Hero!  I have loved owning this banjo, but the sale would help raise funds for our studio which has been forced to suffer repeated closures and restrictions by the UK government due to the global pandemic. This is the only banjo Dave Mustaine has ever made available to anyone.

Rolling Stone magazine interviewed Dave Mustaine about our studio buying his guitar collection, and his response was that he thought it was great. He offered to sign his guitars in person, so I took him up on it! Our studio brought his entire collection to Wembley Arena in London on January 31st 2020 for their show with Five Finger Death Punch. Dave signed every instrument including this one. We have amazing video footage of the entire event that the buyer will get to see. 

This is the only Dave Mustaine graphic guitar of its kind offered to the general public offered from his personal collection! It comes with its Dean case and tour markings as seen! For the price of a Rolex watch, you can own something significantly more amazing. This is functional art at its finest.

This rare Megadeth personally owned guitar from Dave Mustaine is part of our premium instrument collection at Essex Recording Studios. Follow us on Facebook, YouTube and Instagram!

International buyers welcome! We ship to any country in the world! This banjo will be packed and shipped with love, care and respect! It is in excellent condition with only minor marks...just watch the video for full condition! Flight case in foreground not included. You are welcome to collect the guitar in person if you are local to our studio in Southend, England at post code SS1 1AB directly opposite Southend Central train station.

YOUR PURCHASE HELPS MUSICIANS and supports our studio! Buying from us directly helps support unsigned musicians and bands that struggle to produce professional music without the help that is no longer provided to up-and-coming rock bands by major record labels these days. Thank you for your support!

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Listeda year ago
ConditionExcellent (Used)
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