Myles Kennedy bought his first PRS guitar after he borrowed one at a gig and accidentally ruined it

Myles Kennedy performs with a red PRS McCarty
(Image credit: Seth McConnell / Getty)

Myles Kennedy has revealed that his first ever PRS guitar only came into his possession because he felt duty-bound to buy it, having borrowed – and ruined – it at a gig.

In an unpublished segment of his recent interview with Dave Burrluck for Guitarist magazine, Kennedy says he purchased the electric guitar – a red PRS McCarty – following a show in New York, with his old band over 25 years ago.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor,

Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.

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