The Guitars that Destroyed the World

Generation Axe is Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt, Tosin Abasi. Pre-Order Available Now.

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The overuse of the terms “Guitar God and Supergroup” has reduced the integrity of their meaning to mediocrity; however, a tour featuring some of the greatest hard rock guitarists of all time has given the expressions a whole new dimension. Introducing: GENERATION AXE, featuring Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt, and Tosin Abasi. The Generation Axe experience goes way beyond simply gathering five guitar greats on one stage to jam. According to Steve Vai, “The idea was to create a seamless show with one backing band and 5 completely accomplished and astonishing guitarists that take to the stage in various configurations, performing some of their solo music and merging together as cohesive co-creators of lushly orchestrated guitar extravaganzas.”

Much of the time when multiple rock guitarists join in jamming, the results are usually conventional and often a mess. But the arrangements of some of the classic rock tracks performed by these 5 insane players makes for a magnificent cacophony of organized chaos unlike anything ever presented before. "Generation Axe – The Guitars that Destroyed the World (Live in China)” CD was culled from various performances on their last very successful tour of Asia. It is indeed rare for a line-up of guitar players to create a unique offering and when listening to this wild ride through a kaleidoscope of 6 string mania, it’s obvious that Generation Axe hit the mark and this Pledge campaign offers a variety of unique merchandise, behind the scene footage, and ultimate fan access! You can get everything from signed guitars to listening parties and signed vinyl.

Thank you for your continued support and hope to see you out on the road!

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Live in China - Double Vinyl

Live in China - Double Vinyl
$40
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Generation Axe album on double vinyl.

Generation Axe “The Guitars That Destroyed The World” Steve Vai: ““The idea was to create a seamless show with one backing band and 5 completely accomplished and astonishing guitarists that take to the stage in various configurations, performing some of their solo music and merging together as cohesive co-creators of lushly orchestrated guitar extravaganzas.” This live recording was pulled from various performances from the last Asian tour.

This item will start shipping late October 2018

Live in China Double Vinyl + Guitar Pick Bundle

Live in China Double Vinyl + Guitar Pick Bundle
$45
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Generation Axe guitar picks

This item will start shipping Oct. 5, 2018

Generation Axe album on double vinyl.

Generation Axe “The Guitars That Destroyed The World” Steve Vai: ““The idea was to create a seamless show with one backing band and 5 completely accomplished and astonishing guitarists that take to the stage in various configurations, performing some of their solo music and merging together as cohesive co-creators of lushly orchestrated guitar extravaganzas.” This live recording was pulled from various performances from the last Asian tour.

This item will start shipping late October 2018

Zakk Wylde Signed Guitar

Zakk Wylde Signed Guitar
$1,350
1350.00
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Wylde Audio Barbarian Hellfire Buzzsaw

Model Name: 4510
Country of Origin: South Korea
Guitar Color Shown: HellFire (HF)

Neck
Tuners: Grover Rotomatic 18:1
Fretboard: Ebony
Neck Material: Maple 3-pc
Inlays: Mother of Pearl Large Blocks
Scale: 24.625" (625.5mm)
Neck Shape: Zakk ‘C’
Thickness: at 1st Fret- .83” (21.08mm)/at 12th Fret- .96” (24.4mm)
Frets: 22 X-Jumbo
Fretboard Radius: 14” (355mm)
Nut: Graph Tech Ivory TUSQ
Nut Width: 1.693" (43mm)

Body

Guitar Colors: HellFire (HF)
Hardware Color: Satin Black
Top Contour: Flat Top w/Bevel Edge
Dexterity: Right Handed
Construction: Set-Neck
Body Material: Mahogany
Top Material: Quilted Maple Top with Buzzsaw
Binding: White 1-ply
Bridge: TonePros LPM04 Set
Electronics
Controls: Volume/Volume/Tone/3-Way Switch
Bridge Pickup: EMG 81
Neck Pickup: EMG 85
Battery Compartment: inside control cavity

*Continental US shipping included; if shipping internationally there will be an additional cost that will be added later. We will contact you.

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JEM777 30th Anniversary Guitar - Signed by all 5 artists!

JEM777 30th Anniversary Guitar - Signed by all 5 artists!
$7,500
7500.00
1 left

VERY LIMITED QUANTITY
Presented to you by Steve Vai – in person!

The JEM777 is a solid body electric guitar model originally introduced by Ibanez in 1987. It belongs to the JEM series which is a line of six-string guitars which are signature models for American guitarist Steve Vai. This model is a reissue of the JEM777, released in 2017, in honor of the 30th anniversary of the release of the original. It is made in Japan by some of the finest craftsmen in the world.

The JEM777 features a basswood body with special monkey grip cutout and lion’s claw tremolo rout, a maple and walnut neck with a 24-fret maple fingerboard featuring the now legendary ‘disappearing pyramid’ position markers. Components include DiMarzio Evolution pickups, an Edge double locking tremolo bridge, the carbon fiber Ultralite tremolo arm and Gotoh tuning machineheads. It is also equipped with the Ibanez Back Stop for the tremolo.

If you buy this guitar, you get it signed by ALL 5 members of Generation Axe--You get a ticket in first 2 rows of the show--any show on tour you decide-- PLUS VIP MEET & GREET to have the guitar handed to you directly in person!!!

Check out tour dates at www.generationaxe.com

Nuno Bettencourt - Signed Guitar Presented in Person by Nuno

Nuno Bettencourt - Signed Guitar Presented in Person by Nuno
$7,500
7500.00
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Washburn USA Custom Shop Nuno Bettencourt N4-Signed by Nuno Bettencourt and hand delivered by Nuno! – You get a ticket in first 2 rows of the show -any show on tour you decide- PLUS VIP MEET & GREET to have the guitar handed to you directly in person!!!

The Washburn N4 Authentic is an exact replica of Nuno Bettencourt’s iconic N4 guitar. It has been painstakingly recreated in the USA Custom shop from Nuno’s original N4 by Washburn’s master luthiers and replicates every dent, ding, story, and nuance of personality contained in his guitar.

The Washburn N4 has been inseparably associated with Nuno Bettencourt since its 1990 introduction. For fans of Nuno, the N4 Authentic is as close to having Nuno’s actual guitar in hand as you can get.

Impeccable attention to detail has been paid right down to the 2 replacement tuners Nuno added and the EVH D-Tuna on the Floyd Rose.

The N4 Authentic is made in the Washburn USA Custom Shop and features an alder body with a Seymour Duncan® ‘59 neck pickup and Bill Lawrence® L-500 bridge pick-up complemented by a Floyd Rose® bridge & locking nut system with a D-Tuna for instant drop from E to D tuning. The original 4 Gotoh tuners are augmented by a newer Gotoh and a Grover® 18:1 tuner, exactly as it is on Nuno’s guitar. One of the hallmarks of the N4 is the Stephens Extended Cutaway on the maple neck which allows for unprecedented upper fret access. An ebony fretboard with dot inlays makes for silky smooth comfort and playability. The Buzz Feiten Tuning System allows for perfect musical intonation at every point on the neck. The stripped down control layout features a 3 way pickup selector and 1 volume
control.

Please see www.generationaxe.com for tour dates. Travel, lodging and other expenses associated with the concert date are the responsibility of the Pledger

Steve Vai Signed Guitar with Hardshell Case

Steve Vai Signed Guitar with Hardshell Case
$1,800
1800.00
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JEM77P-BFP (Blue Floral Pattern Premium):

The Ibanez JEM/UV Series is a spectacular instrument that features a contoured basswood body and a 5-piece maple and walnut bolt-on neck that provides easy access to all registers. A 24-fret maple fingerboard is adorned with a colorful “Tree of Life” pattern inlay and has the high-speed JEM Premium profile that gives Steve Vai the playability he needs.

The JEM77P sports Cosmo Black hardware and includes Steve’s “Monkey Grip” handle cut on the body. The JEM77P is loaded with a pair of DiMarzio Gravity Storm humbuckers and a DiMarzio Evolution single-coil in the middle position. This pickup combination with 5-way selector switch features a wide sound variety of great tones needed for modern rock. The acclaimed Edge Zero II tremolo features lower profiled design for playing comfort and locking studs contribute to tuning stability. Hardshell case included.

Features
 Contoured basswood body
 5-piece maple and walnut bolt-on neck
 24-fret maple
 "Tree of Life" pattern inlay
 High-speed JEM Premium profile
 Cosmo Black hardware
 Steve's "Monkey Grip" handle cut on the body
 DiMarzio Gravity Storm humbuckers and a DiMarzio Evolution single-coil
 5-way selector switch
 Edge Zero II tremolo
 Hardshell case included

*Continental US shipping included; if shipping internationally there will be an additional cost that will be added later. We will contact you.

This item will start shipping Oct. 5, 2018

Nuno Bettencourt Signed Guitar

Nuno Bettencourt Signed Guitar
$2,150
2150.00
All gone!

Washburn USA Custom Shop Nuno Bettencourt N4-Authentic

The Washburn N4 Authentic is an exact replica of Nuno Bettencourt’s iconic N4 guitar. It has been painstakingly recreated in the USA Custom shop from Nuno’s original N4 by Washburn’s master luthiers and replicates every dent, ding, story, and nuance of personality contained in his guitar.

The Washburn N4 has been inseparably associated with Nuno Bettencourt since its 1990 introduction. For fans of Nuno, the N4 Authentic is as close to having Nuno’s actual guitar in hand as you can get.

Impeccable attention to detail has been paid right down to the 2 replacement tuners Nuno added and the EVH D-Tuna on the Floyd Rose.

The N4 Authentic is made in the Washburn USA Custom Shop and features an alder body with a Seymour Duncan® ‘59 neck pickup and Bill Lawrence® L-500 bridge pick-up complemented by a Floyd Rose® bridge & locking nut system with a D-Tuna for instant drop from E to D tuning. The original 4 Gotoh tuners are augmented by a newer Gotoh and a Grover® 18:1 tuner, exactly as it is on Nuno’s guitar. One of the hallmarks of the N4 is the Stephens Extended Cutaway on the maple neck which allows for unprecedented upper fret access. An ebony fretboard with dot inlays makes for silky smooth comfort and playability. The Buzz Feiten Tuning System allows for perfect musical intonation at every point on the neck. The stripped down control layout features a 3 way pickup selector and 1 volume
control.

*Continental US shipping included; if shipping internationally there will be an additional cost that will be added later. We will contact you.

Live in China - Signed CD + T-shirt

Live in China - Signed CD + T-shirt
$50
50.00
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Includes:
*Generation Axe album on CD, SIGNED BY ALL FIVE GUITAR PLAYERS!
*T-shirt

T-shirt design to be finalized.
This bundle will start shipping Oct. 5, 2018

Live in China - Vinyl Test Pressing

Live in China - Vinyl Test Pressing
$150
150.00
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Test pressings of the “Generation Axe” album.

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Yngwie Malmsteen Signed Stratocaster - presented by Yngwie!

Yngwie Malmsteen Signed Stratocaster - presented by Yngwie!
$7,500
7500.00
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Still the foremost and most formidable practitioner of the genre, Yngwie Malmsteem practically invented neo-classical shred singlehandedly. The guitar he has always done it with is a Stratocaster, and for those who aspire to Malmsteen’s flamboyantly fleet-fingered style, the Yngwie Malmsteen Stratocaster is modeled after the Swedish metal virtuoso’s favorite Strat®, right down to its special pickups and scalloped fingerboard. A distinctively designed model for one of the world’s most distinctive Strat masters.

Machine screw-mount maple neck with modern “C” profile and “bullet” truss rod

9.5"-radius scalloped maple or rosewood fingerboard with brass nut and 21 “super jumbo” frets

Three Seymour Duncan® YJM Fury pickups with three-way switching

“No-load” tone control for bridge and middle pickups

Aged plastic control knobs, switch tip and pickup covers

Vintage-style synchronized tremolo bridge

If you buy this guitar, you get it signed by Ynwgie Malmsteen and hand delivered by Yngwie! – You get a ticket in first 2 rows of the show -any show on tour you decide- PLUS VIP MEET & GREET to have the guitar handed to you directly in person!!!

Please see www.generationaxe.com for tour dates. Travel, lodging and other expenses associated with the concert date are the responsibility of the Pledger

Live in China - Signed Double Vinyl

Live in China - Signed  Double Vinyl
$60
60.00
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Generation Axe album on double vinyl, SIGNED BY ALL FIVE GUITAR PLAYERS!

Generation Axe “The Guitars That Destroyed The World” Steve Vai: ““The idea was to create a seamless show with one backing band and 5 completely accomplished and astonishing guitarists that take to the stage in various configurations, performing some of their solo music and merging together as cohesive co-creators of lushly orchestrated guitar extravaganzas.” This live recording was pulled from various performances from the last Asian tour.

This item will start shipping Oct. 5, 2018

Live in China - Signed CD

Live in China - Signed CD
$35
35.00
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Generation Axe album on CD, SIGNED BY ALL FIVE GUITAR PLAYERS!

Generation Axe “The Guitars That Destroyed The World” Steve Vai: ““The idea was to create a seamless show with one backing band and 5 completely accomplished and astonishing guitarists that take to the stage in various configurations, performing some of their solo music and merging together as cohesive co-creators of lushly orchestrated guitar extravaganzas.” This live recording was pulled from various performances from the last Asian tour.

This item will start shipping Oct. 5, 2018

Live in China - CD

Live in China - CD
$20
20.00
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Generation Axe album on CD.

Generation Axe “The Guitars That Destroyed The World” Steve Vai: ““The idea was to create a seamless show with one backing band and 5 completely accomplished and astonishing guitarists that take to the stage in various configurations, performing some of their solo music and merging together as cohesive co-creators of lushly orchestrated guitar extravaganzas.” This live recording was pulled from various performances from the last Asian tour.

This item will start shipping Oct. 5, 2018

Generation Axe T-shirt

Generation Axe T-shirt
$25
25.00
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“Generation Axe” T-shirt

T-shirt design to be finalized.

This item will start shipping Oct. 5, 2018

Generation Axe Black beanie hat

Generation Axe Black beanie hat
$20
20.00
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Black beanie hat

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