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Epiphone presents limited edition Dave Rude Flying V outfit debut signature Epiphone from Tesla legend Dave Rude

Tesla resumes world tour in support of new album 'Shock' on May 31 in St. Paul, MN.


Photo Credit: Austin Nelson

(Nashville, TN, May 15, 2019,) Epiphone, the leader in affordable professional instruments proudly presents the Ltd. Ed. Dave Rude Flying V Outfit, the debut Epiphone Signature guitar from Tesla’s legendary guitarist. Featuring a classic Flying V in an Alpine White finish with a striking red pearloid pickguard, ProBuckerTM humbuckers with coil-splitting, Grover RotomaticTM machine heads, jumbo frets, a GraphTech TM nut, and an EpiLite TM Case. See Authorized Epiphone Dealers for information.

Since 2006, DAVE RUDE’s spectacular solos, impeccable rhythm, and charismatic stage presencehave inspired Tesla and two generations of loyal fans worldwide. A longtime devotee of Epiphone,RUDE originally asked the Nashville R&D team to design a one-off custom “Flying-V,” which led to the creation of his new Epiphone. Catch DAVE RUDE performing with his new ‘Ltd. Ed. Dave Rude Flying V Outfit’ on the road with Tesla starting May 31 in St. Paul, MN. For all Tesla tour dates, visit:

“The first time I opened the case, I couldn’t believe how beautiful it was,” explains DAVE RUDE about his new Signature Flying V. “The sound, the look, the feel--it’s a dream come true. I had always read about how my favorite artists went back and forth when designing their signature guitars. I thought this would take a long time, but Epiphone made it perfect right out of the box. Thank you!”

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Ltd. Ed. Dave Rude Flying V Outfit, Street Price: $799.

Visit for more information and watch DAVE RUDE take his new ‘Ltd. Ed. Dave Rude Flying V Outfit’ for a ride here:

Look for the new ‘Ltd. Ed. Dave Rude Flying V Outfit’ at your favorite Authorized Epiphone Dealer now.

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About Epiphone:

For over 140 years, Epiphone has been a leading innovator in instrument design with models like theCasino, the Texan, and the new Masterbilt Century Archtop Collection. Epiphone is also home to thePRO-1 Collection and is the official instrument of Rocksmith® Remastered, the acclaimed video experience that’s teaching millions around the world how to play guitar and bass. Epiphone began as the“House of Stathopoulo” family business in Sparta in the 1870s and rose to fame during the jazz age in Manhattan before joining Gibson Brands in 1957. Today, Epiphone continues to make history from itsheadquarters in Nashville, TN. Epiphones have powered classic recordings by Les Paul, The Beatlesand The Rolling Stones along with today’s top artists like Slash, Gary Clark Jr., Peter Frampton, Dave Rude and Lzzy Hale. Epiphone offers innovation, history, and a lifetime guarantee. At Epiphone, we're designers, we're players and we're mavericks. And, we're passionate about everything we do. Learn more at:

About Gibson:

Gibson Brands, the world’s most iconic guitar brand, has shaped the sounds of generations of musicians and music lovers across genres for more than 100 years. Founded in 1894 and headquartered inNashville, TN, Gibson Brands has a legacy of world-class craftsmanship, legendary music partnerships and progressive product evolution that is unrivaled among musical instrument companies. The Gibson Brands portfolio includes Gibson, the number one guitar brand, as well as many of the most beloved and recognizable music brands, including Epiphone, Kramer, Steinberger and Gibson Pro Audio division brands Cerwin Vega, KRK Systems and Stanton. Gibson Brands is dedicated to quality, innovation and sound excellence so that music lovers for generations to come will continue to experience music shaped by Gibson Brands. Learn more at and follow us onTwitter, Facebook and Instagram.

By our press release coordinator Wednesday May 15, 2019