Mastodon’s Brent Hinds Selling Personal Guitars, Amps + More Via Reverb
Musicians often accumulate a lot of gear over the years and there comes a time to clean house a little bit. That time is now for Mastodon's Brent Hinds, who has teamed up with Reverb to sell a number of items from his music career.
Beginning Aug. 23, Reverb will host the sale of items from the Mastodon guitarist, including guitars, amps and more. "There comes a time in your life when you have to get rid of everything and for me, that time is now," Hinds said. "The music gear I’m selling in my Reverb shop is legitimate shit. All of it was heavily used—all over the world on tour, in the studio and beyond. A lot of early Mastodon work was created on this gear."
The Official Brent Hinds Reverb Shop will feature unique and rare items, such as a one-of-a-kind Robert Randolph Custom Sierra 13-string pedal steel guitar that Hinds bought from renowned pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph over a decade ago and played on Once More Around the Sun and Cold Dark Place. According to Hinds, the pedal steel is both the very first pedal steel ever custom made for Randolph and the very first 13-string pedal steel ever made. “It’s an iconic item,” he said of the instrument.
Other items in the shop will include:
- A cream 1981 Gibson Flying V electric guitar that Hinds has used on tour.
- A First Act Custom Shop Lola Double Neck electric guitar played on Crack the Skye and on the subsequent tour. Hinds helped design the guitar, which is the only one in existence.
- A Hammond Colonnade full-sized church organ used on every Mastodon record made up until Crack the Skye. “God that thing is so cool,” Hinds said while talking about the organ. “Now I don’t want to sell it!”
- A black 2008 Gibson Flying V ‘67 Reissue electric guitar used on tour and to record several of Mastodon’s earlier records, including Oblivion and Crack the Skye.
- A black Dean V 79 Classic electric guitar and a red Calzone standing road case, both of which were used extensively on tour.
As stated, the Official Brent Hinds Reverb Shop will launch on Aug. 23 at this location. All items in the shop will ship with a signed and embossed Certificate of Authenticity. Check out several of the items in the photo gallery below and see Hinds' teaser video for the sale above.
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