NEWS: Marty Friedman to auction Megadeth guitars for Japan

Man, Marty Friedman’s a stand-up guy. He’s going to donate all – that’s right – all of his old Megadeth guitars to be auctioned off for the Japanese earthquake relief effort. He’s heading right now to LA to sort everything out so the guitars can be sold and raise money as quickly as possible. Here’s a statement he just released:

“Thank you all for your support and prayers. I am 100% fine, 100% healthy and in better shape than ever. However, there are many, many people here in Japan that are facing an unbelievable tragedy.

“It’s time to go to the next step. I will be auctioning ALL of my guitars from the MEGADETH era and will donate 100% of the proceeds to the earthquake relief.

“I am going to L.A. right NOW to the climate controlled lockup where all the guitars have been in their cases since January 2000. All guitars I used on all the MEGADETH recordings, tours, videos, everything WILL be auctioned off.

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