Okay, personally I don’t watch The Walking Dead, and the only Zombie I have any particularly strong affiliation for is White Zombie, but hey, some of you are gonna think this is cool, right? Peavey is giving The Walking Dead fans the chance to purchase an officially licensed Peavey The Walking Dead guitar and have it autographed by the comic book creator, Robert Kirkman, at Peavey Hollywood on Thursday October 24. And I note that entertainment will be provided by Metalachi, the world’s first and only heavy metal mariachi band. So if you’re a fan, head along, tweet some pics, have yerselves some good clean zombie fun. Here’s the press release for more info.
The Walking Dead™ Creator Robert Kirkman to appear at Peavey® Hollywood on October 24th
Fans can purchase a Peavey® officially licensed guitar featuring artwork from The Walking Dead™ and have it autographed by the comic book creator
October 21, 2013, Hollywood, CA – Peavey Electronics®, world-renowned manufacturer of musical instruments and audio gear, is proud to announce a special event taking place at the Peavey Hollywood Store on Thursday, October 24th, 2013 from 7 PM – 9 PM (PST).
Fans who purchase a Peavey officially licensed The Walking Dead™ guitar will be given the opportunity to get it signed by Robert Kirkman, creator and writer of the hit comic book and television series.
Perfect for both musicians and fans alike, the guitars start at $219 and are available as the single-humbucking, entry-level Rockmaster® or the more robust, dual humbucking Predator™. The instruments feature gruesome artwork by The Walking Dead illustrator Charlie Adlard.
Entertainment will be provided by Metalachi, the world’s first and only heavy metal mariachi band. And, as no event featuring The Walking Dead is complete without ‘biters,’ participants can expect zombies to make an appearance, as well as other surprises throughout the evening.
The Peavey Hollywood Store is located at 7422 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA. This event is open to the public. For those unable to attend, the event will be streamed live at peavey.com.
Learn more about the Peavey Electronics family of products at peavey.com.
About Peavey Electronics®
Founded in 1965, Peavey® is one of the world’s largest manufacturers and suppliers of musical instruments and professional sound equipment. Peavey has earned more than 180 patents and distributes to more than 130 countries. Peavey and its MediaMatrix®, Architectural Acoustics®, Crest Audio®, Composite Acoustics® and Trace Elliot® brands and affiliates can be found on concert stages and in airports, stadiums, theme parks and other venues around the world. To find out more, visit www.Peavey.com.
About Robert Kirkman
Robert Kirkman’s success and passionate advocacy for creator-owned comics led him to become the first person invited to become a partner at Image Comics since the company’s inception twenty years ago. Kirkman is the creator/writer of the Eisner Award-winning The Walking Dead, long-running Invincible, all-ages Super Dinosaur, The Astounding Wolf-Man and Thief of Thieves. In 2010, Kirkman formed his own Image imprint, Skybound, which publishes his own work and Witch Doctor, Guarding the Globe and Clone. Kirkman has earned the respect of the comic, writing and television communities and topped the New York Times bestseller list for graphic novels in 2011 and in April 2012, he took the top five spots on both the hardcover and paperback lists. He’s the creator/executive producer and writer of the hit Emmy®-winning television show, AMC’s The Walking Dead, the highest-rated basic cable drama of all time in the U.S., also an international success in 122 countries and 37 languages. AMC is developing Thief of Thieves as a potential series with Kirkman serving as creator/executive producer and writer. Your destination for all news and merchandise from Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead and all Skybound titles is www.Skybound.com.