September 11th, will see the release of the new DVD, Flying V. Issued as part of the popular Inside Metal series, Flying V was directed by Peter Hansen and produced by Hansen and Michael Denner, and features in-depth interviews with countless renowned metal guitarists who have helped make this make/model one of the most instantly identifiable instruments in all of rock.
Flying V chronicles the origin of the most unique guitar on earth and its incredible influence on the history of rock and roll and heavy metal. Hear from the rock stars themselves as they describe how, when, and why the Flying V forever changed their careers and altered their entire approach to guitar playing.
Journey inside the minds of the biggest icons of our era as they tell their riveting tales of discovery and passion for their beloved Flying V’s. Exclusive interviews with members of Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Judas Priest, Mercyful Fate, Scorpions, Accept, Michael Schenker Group and more. This musical journey is one you will want to take over and over again as secrets of the Flying V guitar are revealed like never before!
The cast includes Dave Mustaine, James Hetfield, Kerry King, Michael Schenker, Michael Denner, Hank Sherman, Wolf Hoffmann, KK Downing, Mathias Jabs, Richie Faulkner, Andy Sneep, Brian Tatler, Andy La Roque, Andy Powell, and Michael Amott. 
And the rave reviews that this 67 minute documentary has already accumulated is impressive, including renowned rock photographer Mark “Weiss Guy” Weiss saying “Whenever I saw the Flying V on stage I knew it was going to be a killer show – I love photographing the V. How could you not – It screams ROCK N’ ROLL! It has a presence all to its own. If I  were to rate the Flying V, in the words of the TAP, I would give it an eleven one louder.”
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A trailer for the DVD release can be seen below.

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  1. They put out the V to compete with the Strat…the Les Paul was a traditional guitar for jazz players…it is shaped like an acoustic guitar…it became a rock and roll staple because of how great they sound…the Strat was a pure rock and roll gutiar that doesn’t look anything like an acoustic so Gibson had to compete even though it doesn’t have the Les Paul’s sustain..it doesn’t sound as good…but it looks cool!

    1. Shannon, if remember correctly, do you play a BC Rich Mockingbird? I love the body shape of the Mockingbird!

    2. Yes, I still have it in storage…it’s a 70’s Rich but the owner before me put a Kahler on it, which I don’t use, and it has that preamp built in it but I don’t use that either…it has DiMarzios, which sound great…it’s funny that it’s neck heavy but once you get used to it ..it was my stage guitar for years, it’s very playable and looks so cool it makes up a lot for me looking like such a dork up there…..but the guitar I play now at home is Michael Angelo Batio’s MAB IV…..what a great value for 300 bucks…nice wide fingerboard, quality build, solid electronics, and a Floyd Rose..again, only 300…i had to get it, just insane bang for your buck there.

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