Tuesday, November 18, 2003 @ 1:29 PM
Wylde's Famous Bullseye Les Pa
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ZAKK WYLDE'S MISSING GUITAR IS BACK;
"THE GRAIL" HAS BEEN RETURNED
In the year 2000, Zakk Wyldes famous Bullseye Les Paul was lost. Traveling from Dallas to Houston, the band (Black Label Society) was pulled over due to the trucks back doors being open. Upon investigating the trucks contents, two guitars were found missing. One was a replica that was recovered on July 4th be an observant woman traveling behind the truck. A reward was posted for the beloved "Grail" to no avail.
As of today - "The Grail" has returned home. A medical technician from Dallas area made the move. Jerry Weisenger emailed long time friend and Attorney Randy Canis (original webmaster for Zakk) and told him of "The Grail's" travels. Apparently the guitar made it to a pawn shop in Dallas. It was purchased just to be, once again, sold back to another pawn shop. Jerry Weisenger's friend, who pawned the guitar, was not able to pay the price to retrieve it, so Jerry helped out and paid for it. The friend never came by with the money so Jerry decided to keep it. The guitar was stored for 7 months before he pulled it out to clean it. He pulled the pick-ups out and saw ZW engraved into the backs of them. He knew, what he had always suspected, that this is Zakk Wylde's guitar.
The story is amazing and Zakk is currently celebrating its return. For a full detailed account of this tale, go to www.zakkwylde.com.