A guitarist who only is known by the name "Prince Midnight" has gone viral after building his own guitar out of the most unconventional materials.

In an interview with MetalSucks, Prince explained that his Greek Uncle Filip died in a car accident. Being the Greek Orthodox religion frowns upon cremation, Filips skeleton was donated to a local university to be used for science.

After 20 years, the university had gotten its use out of the bones, so they shipped them to the U.S, to Prince's house.

"“So, I got the box of bones from Greece and didn’t know what to do at first," Prince told MetalSucks. "Bury them? Cremate them? Put them in the attic? All seemed like poor ways to memorialize someone who got me into heavy metal."


So, Prince decided to turn the bones into a guitar, since that's the most metal thing he could think of.

 

“Anyways, now Uncle Filip can shred for all eternity. That’s how he would want it. I’m super proud of the project and how it serves to honor him, his life and his influence on me.

He calls the guitar the "Skelecaster," a fitting name.

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