Alex Skolnick Unlocks His Vault Of Vintage Testament Treasures for Auction

Alex Skolnick
For more than 3 decades Alex Skolnick has shared his near immeasurable talents with all of us.  Known as one of the fastest and technically skilled guitarists in modern rock history, it takes all but one Testament live gig to be left in awe!

Like many great minds, Alex didn't limit that sharing to touring and recording with his legendary Bay Area Trash band; from writing columns in Guitar magazine and offering lectures, to penning down his memories in a must-read book and straight-up, old school sit-down guitar lessons with aspiring shredders, Skolnick has made it a goal to spread his 6-string gospel.

Well, the sharing has taken on a new dimension as Alex has opened the doors to his vault of vintage touring and recording memorabilia! In partnership with Backstage Auctions, Skolnick is offering up a most impressive collection of vintage guitars, gear, stage worn clothing and historical ephemera that is set to hit the auction block.

Skolnicks pre-Testament days guitar
Among the highlights are three of his oldest guitars that date back to the pre-Testament days when the band was locally known as Legacy. Each of these guitars has a phenomenal touring and recording history and are absolute crown-jewels. In addition to several sets of Marshall amp & cabinet combos and a colorful array of vintage pedals, the auction will also feature a unique assortment of recording and sound equipment.

And then there are the shirts and jackets...from vintage mid 1980s stage worn shirts to exclusive leather Testament tour jackets, it's all there. Coupled with rare paper goods such as itineraries, tour programs, signed vinyl and vintage Legacy concert handbills, Testament collectors will have to pinch themselves more than once to realize that this is not a dream. Rounding out the auction are cool mementos from the time Alex was carrying the guitar torch for the likes of Savatage and Ozzy Osbourne.

Owning a true piece of Alex Skolnick memorabilia does not come with the guarantee that you will end up being the virtuoso he is, but it does come with a signed Certificate of Authenticity, a great deal of history and the spirit of passion and inspiration!

The Rock Gods & Metal Monsters Auction will be live from June 20th – 28th with a special VIP Preview that starts June 13th. If you are not registered for your All Access Auction Pass, rock on over and sign up today – it takes just a minute and there is no fee to sign up.
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