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Kerry King's Guitar Pick
Pick

Origin

Kerry King

Type

Pick

Effects

This pick give the user the skills of Kerry when they use it on a guitar.

Downsides

The user can only play metal music.

Activation

Using the pick.

Collected by

Mr. Kipling

Section

Euterpe-583L

Aisle

565-5459

Shelf

88741-3369-263

Date of Collection

Mar.22.2013

[Source]


OriginEdit

Kerry Ray King (born June 3, 1964) is an American musician, best known as the lead and rhythm guitarist for the American thrash metal band Slayer. He co-founded the band with Jeff Hanneman in 1981 and has been a member ever since. He has made guest appearances with acts including the Beastie Boys, Marilyn Manson, Pantera, Anthrax, Ice-T, Witchery, Sum 41, Megadeth and Metallica. He is known for playing B.C. Rich guitars with Marshall amplifiers.

King was born in Los Angeles, California. His father was an aircraft parts inspector, and his mother was an employee of a telephone company. When he was a teenager, Kerry started learning guitar at Calvano's music in South Gate Ca. Russ Dismuke was his teacher. Kerry began his career in a Pat Boone cover band. Kerry moved to Phoenix, Arizona as an adult. He divorced once; his current wife is Ayesha King. In 1981 King was trying out for the position as a guitarist in a band. After the session was over Jeff Hanneman approached him and the two began playing Iron Maiden and Judas Priest songs with the session drummer. Hanneman mentioned "Why don’t we start our OWN band?” [Laughs] I was like, “… Fuck yeah!" King's trademark appearance, was praised to such a degree by Blender magazine, who included a tour of his body ink. King's acronym, KFK, was revealed to mean "Kerry Fuckin' King" in the January 2007 Issue of Guitar World. King currently resides in Corona, California.

TodayEdit

Mr. Kipling was drawn to the artifact after coming to a town where a man suddenly starting playing metal music during an open mic night, when he was known for playing folk. He found out that the guy was given the pick found by a friend; the friend was one of the people who cleaned up a Slayer concert found the pick. Mr. Kipling took the pick away and it's now in the warehouse near Kerry's guitar.

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