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[[File:PeaveyEVHWolfgang.jpg|thumb|right|Peavey EVH Wolfgang]]
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[[File:EVHWolfgangHres.jpg|thumb|right|Peavey EVH Wolfgang]]
[[File:Mattpeavy astoria.png|200px|thumb|right|Matt and his one of his Peaveys live at the Astoria]]
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[[File:Mattpeavy astoria.png|thumb|right|Matt and his EVH Wolfgang at the London Astoria]]
 
{{Guitarbox
 
{{Guitarbox
| Name = Peavey EVH Wolfgang
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| Name = EVH Wolfgang
 
| Manufacturer = [[Peavey]]
 
| Manufacturer = [[Peavey]]
| Used = 1999–2000
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| Used = 1999-??-?? – 2000-??-??
 
| Body = Solid  
 
| Body = Solid  
| Neck = Bolt-on (graphite reinforced sculpted joint)
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| Neck = Bolt-on (graphite-reinforced sculpted joint)
| BodyCovering = black
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| BodyCovering = Black
| Wood = '''Body''': basswood with arched maple top<br/>'''Neck''': birds-eye maple<br/>'''Fingerboard''': birds-eye maple
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| Wood = '''Body''': Basswood w/ arched maple top <br/>'''Neck''': Birds-eye maple<br/>'''Fingerboard''': Birds-eye maple
| Bridge = Peavey Floyd Rose licensed double locking tremolo with D-tuner
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| Bridge = Peavey Floyd Rose licensed double-locking tremolo with D-tuner
 
| Electronics = One volume, two tone, three-way pickup selector
 
| Electronics = One volume, two tone, three-way pickup selector
 
| Pickups = <nowiki></nowiki>
 
| Pickups = <nowiki></nowiki>
*'''Neck/bridge''': Humbuckers designed to Edward Van Halen's specifications
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'''Neck/Bridge''': 2x Direct Mount Wolfgang Humbucker
*[[Roland GK-2a Guitar Synthesizer Driver|Roland GK2 MIDI]] pickup
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[[Roland GK-2a Guitar Synthesizer Driver|Roland GK2 Midi]] pickup
| Special = Roland GK2 MIDI pickup internal kit
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| Special = Roland GK2 Midi pickup internal kit
 
}}
 
}}
[[Matthew Bellamy|Bellamy]] used this Van Halen model during the 1999 and 2000 [[Showbiz (album)|Showbiz]] tours. Has 22 frets with a scale length of 25 1/2". This guitar was destroyed in 2000 and thrown into the crowd where a photographer got it. In 2003 it was sold on eBay and subsequently repaired.<ref name="20071216mu">[http://board.muse.mu/showthread.php?t=50504 20071216 board.muse.mu post]</ref> The person who repaired it later sold it on eBay on the 26<sup>th</sup> December 2007.<ref name="20071216mu"/><ref name="20072612ebay">[http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/MUSE-MATTHEW-BELLAMY-S-GUITAR-PEAVEY-WOLFGANG-EVH_W0QQitemZ270204627119QQihZ017QQcategoryZ33046QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem 20072612 eBay.co.uk item listing]</ref>
 
  
[[Matthew Bellamy|Bellamy]] supposedly had two of these guitars; one completely covered in black tape and one partially covered in grey tape.
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== Background ==
  
This Guitar Sold for £5,326.02 on eBay, on the 28<sup>th</sup> January 2008.<ref name="20072612ebay"/> However the buyer received a higher offer  and was sold  to a collector in the UK outside of eBay.<ref>{{nocite}}</ref>
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The EVH Wolfgang Matt used is a stock one, with an additional Roland GK2a Midi Pickup System installed. The guitar has 22 frets with a scale length of 25 1/2". Like most of his guitars used in that era, it has tape around the edge of the body.
  
==Songs Used For==
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It was featured in the [[Muscle Museum (video)|Muscle Museum music video]].
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This guitar was destroyed in 2000 and thrown into the crowd where a photographer got it. In 2003 it was sold on eBay and subsequently repaired.<ref name="20071216mu">[http://board.muse.mu/showthread.php?t=50504 20071216 board.muse.mu post]</ref>. The person who repaired it later sold it on eBay on the 26th December 2007.<ref name="20071216mu"/><ref name="20072612ebay">[http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/MUSE-MATTHEW-BELLAMY-S-GUITAR-PEAVEY-WOLFGANG-EVH_W0QQitemZ270204627119QQihZ017QQcategoryZ33046QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem 20072612 eBay.co.uk item listing]</ref> The Guitar Sold for £5,326.02 on eBay, on the 28<sup>th</sup> January 2008.<ref name="20072612ebay"/> However, the buyer received a higher offer and was sold to a collector in the UK outside of eBay.
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The guitar went on sale again by an unknown Swiss Muse fan on May 11th, 2017 for £13,500.00 on eBay.<ref name="20170411fb">[https://www.facebook.com/MBPeaveyevhwolfgang/posts/1901971480078898?__tn__=-R 2017 eBay item listing]</ref> It was on eBay until 2018. It is unknown whether or not the guitar was sold, or the listing was removed.
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Matt supposedly had two of these guitars; one partially covered in grey tape (the one that was thrown into the crowd) and one completely covered in black tape.
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== Touring ==
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[[Matthew Bellamy|Bellamy]] used this guitar during the 1999 and 2000 [[Showbiz (album)|Showbiz]] tours.
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====Songs Used For====
 
*[[Escape (song)|Escape]]
 
*[[Escape (song)|Escape]]
 
*[[Falling Down (song)|Falling Down]]
 
*[[Falling Down (song)|Falling Down]]
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*[[Unintended (song)|Unintended]]
 
*[[Unintended (song)|Unintended]]
 
*[[Uno (song)|Uno]]
 
*[[Uno (song)|Uno]]
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== Peavey EVH Wolfgang Gallery ==
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<gallery>
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File:PeaveyEVHWolfgang.jpg|Peavey EVH Wolfgang
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File:EVHWolfgangLive1.jpg|Peavey EVH Wolfgang
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File:EVHWolfgangLive2.jpg|Peavey EVH Wolfgang
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EVHWolfgangMuscle.jpg|EVH Wolfgang in the Muscle Museum video
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File:EVHWolfgangPhotographer.jpg|EVH Wolfgang after it's last gig
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File:EVHWolfgangBody.jpg|Body of Matt's Wolfgang (from the 2017 eBay listing)
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File:EVHWolfgangHead.jpg|Headstock of Matt's Wolfgang (from the 2017 eBay listing)
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</gallery>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 22:27, 10 August 2019

Peavey EVH Wolfgang
Matt and his EVH Wolfgang at the London Astoria
EVH Wolfgang
Manufacturer Peavey
Used 1999-??-?? – 2000-??-??
Body type Solid
Neck joint Bolt-on (graphite-reinforced sculpted joint)
Body covering Black
Wood Body: Basswood w/ arched maple top
Neck: Birds-eye maple
Fingerboard: Birds-eye maple
Bridge Peavey Floyd Rose licensed double-locking tremolo with D-tuner
Electronics One volume, two tone, three-way pickup selector
Pickup(s)

Neck/Bridge: 2x Direct Mount Wolfgang Humbucker Roland GK2 Midi pickup

Special circuits Roland GK2 Midi pickup internal kit

Background

The EVH Wolfgang Matt used is a stock one, with an additional Roland GK2a Midi Pickup System installed. The guitar has 22 frets with a scale length of 25 1/2". Like most of his guitars used in that era, it has tape around the edge of the body.

It was featured in the Muscle Museum music video.

This guitar was destroyed in 2000 and thrown into the crowd where a photographer got it. In 2003 it was sold on eBay and subsequently repaired.[1]. The person who repaired it later sold it on eBay on the 26th December 2007.[1][2] The Guitar Sold for £5,326.02 on eBay, on the 28th January 2008.[2] However, the buyer received a higher offer and was sold to a collector in the UK outside of eBay.

The guitar went on sale again by an unknown Swiss Muse fan on May 11th, 2017 for £13,500.00 on eBay.[3] It was on eBay until 2018. It is unknown whether or not the guitar was sold, or the listing was removed.

Matt supposedly had two of these guitars; one partially covered in grey tape (the one that was thrown into the crowd) and one completely covered in black tape.

Touring

Bellamy used this guitar during the 1999 and 2000 Showbiz tours.

Songs Used For

Peavey EVH Wolfgang Gallery

References


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