Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine is selling 40 years worth of equipment

From Loudersound.

Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has teamed up with Reverb to sell almost 150 pieces of equipment, including acoustic guitars, electric guitars, amps, an autographed drum machine and more.

The vocalist and guitarist says that some of the items go back to the very beginning of the band and he’s decided to sell them as he wants to give something back to the fans.

Mustaine says: “When you’ve been playing and touring for as long as I have, you tend to amass quite a collection of gear. They’re great instruments and they represent more than 40 years of playing, but I’ve got more than I could possibly use myself.

“I owe so much to my fans. If it wasn’t for them, I wouldn’t even have all this gear. I’d rather give it back to them than let it sit and collect dust.”

The sale will begin on November 4 and among the items up for grabs are a 1987 Dean Dave Mustaine Signature Holy Grail V, a Signature Zero Korina, a 2007 Signature Silver V prototype and a Signature Stealth VMNT that Mustaine has used extensively on the road.

Check out some of the guitars below along with a video interview.

Mustaine has been undergoing surgery for throat cancer and checked in back in September to say he was about to complete his last round of medical treatment.

He was forced to take a step back from Megadeth’s recent Megacruise, but he’ll be back on the road with Megadeth when they tour with Five Finger Death Punch across Europe in early 2020.

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The 1987 Dean Dave Mustaine Signature Holy Grail V

The 1987 Dean Dave Mustaine Signature Holy Grail V
(Image credit: Reverb)

The Signature Zero Korina

The Signature Zero Korina
(Image credit: Reverb)

The 2007 Signature Silver V prototype

The 2007 Signature Silver V prototype
(Image credit: Reverb)

The Signature Stealth VMNT

The Signature Stealth VMNT
(Image credit: Reverb)

A 7-piece Peace Sells drum kit

A 7-piece Peace Sells drum kit
(Image credit: Reverb)

Five Finger Death Punch, Megadeth & Bad Wolves 2020 tour
Jan 14: Kiev Palace Of Sports, Ukraine **
Jan 16: Moscow Adrenaline Stadium, Russia **
Jan 18: St. Petersburg A2, Russia **
Jan 20: Helsinki Hartwell Arena, Finland
Jan 22: Stockholm Hovet, Sweden
Jan 23: Oslo Spektrum, Norway
Jan 24: Copenhagen Royal Arena, Denmark
Jan 26: Amsterdam AFAS Live, Netherlands
Jan 28: Paris Zenith, France
Jan 30: Cardiff Arena, UK
Jan 31: London Wembley Arena, UK
Feb 03: Berlin Max-Schmeling Halle, Germany
Feb 04: Hamburg Sporthalle, Germany
Feb 06: Frankfurt Festhalle, Germany
Feb 08: Oberhausen Koenig-Pilsener Arena, Germany
Feb 09: Stuttgart Schleyerhalle, Germany
Feb 10: Munich Olympiahalle, Germany
Feb 12: Warsaw Torwar, Poland
Feb 14: Prague Tipsport Arena, Czech Republic
Feb 16: Milan Alcatrazz, Italy
Feb 17: Zurich Hallenstadion, Switzerland
Feb 19: Vienna Stadthalle, Austria
Feb 20: Budapest Sportarena, Hungary

** 5FDP headline show without Megadeth and Bad Wolves

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  • Megadeth - Wake Up Dead - UK - 12" vinyl - £15.00, $16.65, €17.10 (New Item) (arrived 03-Oct-2022 12:52)
    on October 3, 2022 at 6:04 pm

    MEGADETH Wake Up Dead (Scarce 1987 UK 3-track vinyl 12" single [Their FIRST UK release] and also includes Black Friday and Devils Island - recorded for the Tommy Vance Show on the Radio One, housed in a glossy picture sleeve. The sleeve has some minor shelfwear and the vinyl is superb 12CL476)

  • Megadeth - Peace Sells... But Who's Buying - 1st - US - vinyl LP - £30.00, $33.30, €34.20 (New Item) (arrived 03-Oct-2022 12:51)
    on October 3, 2022 at 6:04 pm

    MEGADETH Peace Sells... But Who's Buying (1986 first US issue 8-track LP, the second album from the American metallers & highly regarded as a thrash classic, glossy picture sleeve featuring the classic artwork by Edward J. Repka with lyric inner. The sleeve shows minor edge wear and creasing from storage & remains in Excellent condition. The vinyl still appears barely played ST-12526)

  • Megadeth - Killing Is My Business... EX - French - vinyl LP - £30.00, $33.30, €34.20 (New Item) (arrived 03-Oct-2022 12:47)
    on October 3, 2022 at 6:04 pm

    MEGADETH Killing Is My Business... and Business Is Good! (Original 1985 French Music For Nations issue 8-track vinyl LP, with picture sleeve . The debut studio album by American heavy metal band. Includes their version of Nancy Sinatra's 'These Boots' with altered lyrics, the song sparked controversy in later years when the original author, Lee Hazlewood, deemed Mustaine's changes to be vile and offensive, demanding that it was removed from the album. Under threat of legal action,the song was removed from all pressings released after 1995. The sleeve sleeve displays some general wear mostly to the edges, whilst the vinyl has only a few light signs of play, overall an excellent example MFN46)

  • Megadeth - The Sick, The Dying... And The Dead! + Folder - Japanese - SHM CD - £37.99, $42.17, €43.31 (New Item) (arrived 26-Sep-2022 12:24)
    on October 3, 2022 at 6:04 pm

    MEGADETH The Sick, The Dying... And The Dead! (2022 Japanese Tower Records Exclusive limited edition 13-track digitally remastered enhanced SHM-CD [Super High Material CD - playable on all CD players]. The groups sixteenth studio album,including Night Stalkers featuring rapper Ice-T, along with the bonus recording and cover of the Dead Kennedys song Police Truck. Housed in an album style jewel case with picture sleeve, lyrics and obi-strip. This is in a brand-new 'shop bought condition' still in the 'New Music Friday' shrink. But that is not all, this also includes a 'Not For Sale' custom printed multipurpose 12" x 8½" PVC folder, available exclusively from Tower Records stores in Japan only!

  • Megadeth - Megabox Single Collection - Japanese - box set - £125.00, $138.75, €142.50 (New Item) (arrived 12-Aug-2022 09:32)
    on October 3, 2022 at 6:04 pm

    MEGADETH Megabox Single Collection (1992 Japanese only Five CD box set, including the singles Wake Up Dead, No More Mr Nice Guy, Holy Wars, Symphony Of Destruction and Skin 'O My Teeth, also includes three silver stickers, four band postcardsanda50 page booklet. Also included is a silver ruler/set square, metallic pen and eraser, and bonus badge. The collection is housed in a glossy black box with wrap-around obi-strip TOCP-7591~95)

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