Dean Kerry King KKV BKS V-Style Electric Guitar w/Case

$ 1499.00

Dean Guitars is honored to present the Kerry King V Signature Guitar. Kerry King, Slayer’s founding guitarist, is one of the most instantly recognizable and revered musicians in the industry. Over the past 40-years his brutal dominating riffs wrote the history of Heavy Metal, making Kerry one of the most respected guitarists on the planet. The Dean Kerry King V Signature Guitar exceeds all expectations. This all-new, unique Dean design, made with a remarkable level of precision, is the pinnacle of craftsmanship. An eastern mahogany body with a 3-piece maple set-thru neck design and a Kerry King Spec. 24.75 scale length neck featuring a C shape topped with crossed Nail fret Inlays. The electronics feature the EMG 81 and 85 with PA2 Preamp Booster pickup at the bridge. Completing this iconic guitar is a Kahler Hybrid tremolo system!

ARTIST QUOTE: “I’m super stoked to be part of the Dean Guitars family. This has been an insane long time coming! Together we’re going to create some amazing guitars that Dean, Slayer, and Kerry King fans will be as excited as I am to play them. It’s gonna be a wild ride for years to come!” – Kerry King.


  • Item ID: KKV BKS
  • Model Name: Kerry King V Black Satin w/Case
  • Design Feature: Satin Natural Maple Back of Neck
  • Dexterity: Right Handed
  • Body Material: Eastern Mahogany
  • Body Type: Kerry King V
  • Top Material: Maple
  • Top Contour: Flat Top w/Bevels
  • Neck Material: 3 Piece Maple
  • Scale Length: 24 3/4″ (629mm)
  • Construction: Set Thru Neck
  • Neck Shape: Kerry King Spec. C Shaped
  • Fretboard Material: Ebony
  • Inlays: KK Nails
  • # of Frets: 24 Jumbo
  • Fretboard Radius: 12″ (305mm)
  • Nut: Floyd Rose R2 (41mm)
  • Nut Width: 1 5/8″ (41mm)
  • Tuners: Grover
  • Knobs: Dome Black
  • Hardware Color: Black
  • Bridge: Kahler Hybrid
  • Pickup (Neck): EMG 85
  • Pickup (Bridge): EMG 81 with PA2 Preamp Booster
  • Binding: None
  • Finish: Black Satin
  • Country of Origin: Indonesia
  • Truss Rod: Dual Action
  • Controls: Volume / PA2 Booster (On/Off) / 3 Way Toggle / Tone