SOURCE: ArtGuitar

October 31, 2007 06:00 ET

ArtGuitar Unveils Limited Edition AG RiffMaster Guitar Controller Featuring Thrash Metal Band Megadeth

Custom Guitar Controller Design Available Exclusively at ArtGuitar.com

NIWOT, CO--(Marketwire - October 31, 2007) - ArtGuitar®, a leading designer of innovative custom paint and technology for electric and acoustic guitars, along with licensing partner Signatures Network, announced today it will offer an exclusive design featuring the American thrash metal band Megadeth for the limited edition AG RiffMaster™ Guitar Controller.

"Our limited edition guitar controller series features the biggest and most influential rockers in American music history and Megadeth, the leaders of the thrash metal movement, make a perfect addition to our portfolio," stated Steve Spurgeon, CEO of ArtGuitar. "Our exclusive Megadeth design showcases authentic lines and icons that are sure to impress metal fans and music videogame players alike."

Exclusively available online at www.artguitar.com, the genuine life-size Peavey® guitar is modified for play with guitar-based music videogames on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system. In addition to the newly announced Megadeth guitar controller design, ArtGuitar also offers 16 limited edition images from other Signatures Network rock icons Pantera, Ozzy Osbourne, KISS and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

ArtGuitar is best known for its patented process that digitally paints images onto real guitars, transforming the instruments into collectible masterpieces. Using the same state-of-the-art technology, ArtGuitar and Peavey are bringing exclusive, limited edition designs to a guitar controller for the first time.

To pre-order the AG RiffMaster Guitar Controller or to learn more about ArtGuitar please visit www.ArtGuitar.com.

About ArtGuitar®:

ArtGuitar, based in Niwot, CO specializes in custom artwork for electric and acoustic guitars. Its patented process uses a quality paint finish to lay original images onto each guitar, transforming the instrument into a true masterpiece. ArtGuitar designs are currently available for customized guitars from Peavey®, Fender and Gibson. The company also pioneered the world's first videogame guitar controller crafted from a genuine guitar with the introduction of the limited edition AG RiffMaster™ Guitar Controller. To learn more about ArtGuitar® or its products please visit: http://www.artguitar.com.

About Peavey® Electronics:

Founded in 1965, Peavey® is one of the world's largest manufacturers of musical instruments and professional sound equipment. Peavey has earned more than 180 patents and produces more than 2,000 products, which are distributed throughout the United States and to 136 other countries.

Peavey® revolutionized guitar-making in the 1970s with the first guitar built using CNC computer-controlled machinery, which bridged the gap between the vintage and modern eras in guitar-making. At the new www.PeaveyCustomShop.com, musicians can now personalize their guitars with any JPEG image or graphic, and also choose from more than 16 million color and feature options. To find out more, visit www.peavey.com.

About Signatures Network:

Signatures Network is the leading entertainment licensing and merchandising company, holding the merchandising and marketing rights to more than 125 top celebrities, lifestyle brands, and entertainment properties including: Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne, The Beatles, ZZ Top, KISS, The Who and many others.

For more information, please visit www.signaturesnetwork.com.

Contact Information

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