More photos of the official Vinnie Vincent (ex-KISS) model guitar, which is being unveiled by in association with Guitarmageddon Guitars at this weekend's NAMM international music industry trade show in Anaheim, California, can be seen in the YouTube clip below. Additional pictures are available at the I Heart Guitar blog.Each Vinnie Vincent model guitar is handcrafted by Tom Palecki (Vincent's only choice of luthier) from Vinnie Vincent's original specifications of the very first classic prototype designed by Vincent, down to the very last minute detail. The result is sheer perfection, from its original double V body and headstock design and original classic colors, to its custom "V" abalone neck inlays and sleek neck design to insure complete comfort and ease in playing. Whether you're a "slowhand" or "speedfreak," "the boyz are gonna rock" with the official Vinnie Vincent model guitar, which offers the best of all worlds, from its exotic looks, comfort and ease of playability to its versatile pickup configuration, offering the most discriminating shredder a virtual cornucopia of sound from its rich warm tone to blistering overdrive. After years in the making, all the elements came together to make possible the availability of this truly spectacular creation to all who have dreamed of owning this work of art. Not only is the Vinnie Vincent model fully authorized, but each Vinnie Vincent model guitar will be consecutively numbered and will come with a certificate of authenticity signed by Vinnie Vincent. For ordering information, pricing and availability, send an e-mail to [email protected] To commemorate the very special NAMM event unveiling of the Vinnie Vincent model guitar, TM1 is making available its special limited edition collectors catalog for a limited time to fans worldwide. This eight-page, state of the art, full color catalog will feature the exotic and beautiful Vinnie Vincent model guitar and a rare never-before-seen, full-page color classic photo of Vinnie Vincent. TM1 is also making available for a limited time only to fans worldwide, the special limited edition collectors catalog, hand signed by Vinnie Vincent. A trailer for the guitar can be viewed at this location. The NAMM (National Association Of Music Merchants) show is being held January 13-16, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Last year's NAMM drew 85,000 registrants from 100 countries and attracted 1,400-plus exhibitors. The NAMM show is one of the largest music product trade shows in the world. NAMM show is **NOT** open to the public. The only attendees are NAMM member companies and their invited guests. Vincent replaced lead guitarist Ace Frehley in 1982 and played with KISS for two years. He left the group on bad terms, and later claimed KISS members Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley owed him royalties for his work on KISS' 1983 album "Lick It Up", according to the Courthouse News Service. However, a federal judge in Los Angeles ruled against him and awarded the KISS defendants about $66,400 in attorney's fees and $15,400 in costs. Last June, Vincent lost his 6th Circuit appeal of an order barring him from seeking bankruptcy protection from paying more than $81,000 to his former bandmates.
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