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Oktober Guitars Builds a Misfit Monster: The Annihilator

Maryland-based Oktober Guitars has released their new Annihilator Guitar, the latest addition to the company's Von Frankenstein Series.

The Annihilator was designed by Misfits guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein (pictured), who worked with Oktober Guitars to ensure exact replication of his instrument.

The Annihilator is available in USA Custom Shop and Production models. Both can be ordered via the Oktober Guitars website.

Annihilator Production Series:

  • * Mahogany body w/ mahogany neck-thru construction
  • * Ebony fretboard with 27 medium jumbo frets and "bat" fretboard taper
  • * 25.5" scale
  • * Mother-of-pearl Bat inlays with "Doyle" signature on 12th fret
  • * Floyd Rose Special tremolo
  • * Form-fitting Oktober hard shell case in "Zombie Skin" finish included
  • * Flat black finish only
  • * Black hardware
  • MSRP $650 USD

Annihilator USA Custom Shop Line:

* Mahogany body wings
* Neck-thru graphite neck, medium jumbo frets, "bat" taper
* 25.5" scale
* Glow-in-the-dark Gorgeous Frankenstein skull inlays
* Glow-in-the-dark Oktober Logo
* Floyd Rose tremolo
* NEW Doyle "Annihilator" Signature pickup
* Certificate of Authenticity signed by Doyle
* Hand-numbered
* Coffin flight case
* Lifetime warranty
* Hand-built in the USA
MSRP $3,500 USD

Photo: Todd Dring

Damian Fanelli

Damian is editor-in-chief of Guitar World magazine. From 1998 to 2014, he was one third of Mister Neutron, an instrumental rock act that toured the universe and elsewhere and released three albums via Austin-based Deep Eddy Records. These days he performs with several New York City-area bands and can often be spotted with one of his many, many, many B-bender-equipped guitars. In past lives he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor – and he still can’t believe he got to write the liner notes for the latest SRV box set.