Dave Mustaine teams with Gibson for strap and strings collection

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Dave Mustaine teams with Gibson for strap and strings collection

Dave Mustaine Gibson
Words by Mixdown staff

Dave Mustaine founded Megadeth in 1984, and less than a year later debuted with the release of Killing Is My Business… And Business Is Good! in 1985.

Gibson is honoured to be working with Dave Mustaine, who formed Megadeth at the dawn of the American thrash metal movement. Renowned worldwide and synonymous with metal guitar, 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 their 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. 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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As it celebrates 130 years of music history, Gibson, the iconic global instrument brand, is proud to announce its partnership with Dave Mustaine—the legendary guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, and founder of the multi-platinum-selling and GRAMMY Award-winning band Megadeth—with the addition of the newly released Dave Mustaine Strap and Strings Collection. The Gibson Dave Mustaine Strap and Strings Collection is available worldwide at authorised Gibson dealers and on www.gibson.com.

Dave worked closely with Gibson to create a string set with the features and specifications that bring out the best in his signature Gibson electric guitars. His new Gibson Dave Mustaine Signature String Set delivers the powerful, heavy sound and exceptional playing performance that he requires. These are the strings that Mustaine uses on all of the electric guitars that he plays on tour because they’re the loudest, best-performing strings he’s ever used. All Dave Mustaine strings are made in the USA with nickel-plated steel, a reinforced carbon core for exceptional tone, sustain, and durability, and have alternating black and green ball ends for easy identification when restringing. Dave Mustaine strings are available in Mustaine’s preferred gauges: .010, 013, .017, .030, .042, and .052.

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