Panic was Mustaine's first band. Good. When he was 15 (1976) he wrote his first song: "Jump In The Fire", and his next songs were "Hangar 18" and "Rust In Peace". Reverb Sellers Are Still Shipping. This was a business decision and had nothing to do with the guitars or the manufacturing of the guitars, and I wish the staff of ESP, both in the USA and in Japan and Korea the very best of health and prosperity”. He started using Flying V shapes guitar due to Michael Schenker. $700 + $50 Shipping. On December 6, 2006, Dave Mustaine announced that he was leaving ESP guitars and shifting his endorsement to Dean Guitars. This seller is open to offers. David Scott "Dave" Mustaine was born in September 13, 1961. Quick Shipper. 25.5" inch scale, mohagany body and neck through. Chelmsford, United Kingdom. Preferred Seller. The company released the DV8 signature model in the 2004 NAMM convention also at which time Mustaine announced his ESP endorsement deal. 629. ESP LTD; ESP LTD DV8-R Dave Mustaine. Mustaine later switched to ESP Guitars. ESP Axxion LTD Dave Mustaine Megadeth RARE Signature Guitar. I do not have a hard case for this. Very Good. In 2005, Mustaine and ESP teamed up to release the ESP Axxion, (pronounced Action), in order to celebrate Megadeth's 20th anniversary. +$172.80Shipping. Good condition other than a chip in one fin (see green tape in photo). Most items on Reverb are being shipped within 48 hours. Make an Offer. $966.32. Essex Recording Studios. Add to Cart. The ESP LTD Dave Mustaine Signature DV8-R brings together some of Dave's favorite designs in one killer instrument. Nice ESP LTD Dave Mustaine V with active Duncan pickups. Watch. “I have decided to leave ESP guitars. When he was 13 (1974) he started playing guitar and writing music. It has mahogany neck-thru-body construction, a 25-1/2" rosewood fingerboard with 24 jumbo frets, a TonePros locking bridge, individual string-thru-body tail, and a set of Dave's signature Seymour Duncan Live Wire pickups. Will come in bubble wrap and cardboard box.Local pickup possible. Long Island, NY Message this Seller if …