Bloke who made guitar out of uncle’s bones now builds massive eccentric bogs

A musician who dug up his late uncle's skeleton and turned the remains into an electric guitar has taken on a new project.

Rocker Yaago Anax, who goes by the stage name Prince Midnight, has created a giant six-by-six foot toilet, inspired by Iron Maiden’s 1984 album Powerslave.

The Florida, USA native discovered his passion for making unforgettable porcelain thrones when he painted a toilet seat for his friend's wall.

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His projects then grew, and now he has created dozens of toilet seats inspired by famous albums, urinals and bogs – and he insists that they are fully functional.

Yaago says the Iron Maiden privy was commissioned by a bar who have since rejected it, and the “disappointed” bloke now fears it may end up in the bin.

Speaking exclusively to the Daily Star, he said: “Creating the Iron Maiden toilet was really disappointing. I spent about six months building it under the caveat that it was going to get installed at a bar in Seattle.

“I poured my heart and soul into it. I referred to it as my Mona Lisa. Over the course of the next six months I would ask about it and either get ignored or was given some obstacle.

“Finally, I was told it is not getting installed. It is just sitting in a bar in Seattle and the owner wants $50,000 (£39,300) to let go of it.

“So, I don't know if the thing will end up in a dumpster or what."

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Yaago, who works under his brand name Hellmouth Plumbing Supply, has also created other metal-inspired laboratories, including Metallica’s Lars Ulrich and a Motorhead urinal.

He explained: “I do find myself at times in conversations with conventional artists where they seem to want me to defend the integrity of my work.

“To them, I say ‘You can count the Lars Ulrich toilet alongside works by Picasso, Leonardo da Vinci and Banksy’.”

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The Florida native explained that he has never created art of any kind for money or attention and only does it as he feels compelled to.

He added: “I often say that I follow the spirit where it guides me. When I follow that spirit, sometimes on a long and treacherous journey, the result is something that physically substantiates that journey.

“Imagine Peter Pan knocking on your window one night, travelling to Neverland and going on a spectacular adventure, waking up the next day like Wendy wondering if it was even real. That's how it feels when I think about the toilets I've made."

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Several years ago Yaago made headlines after he paid tribute to his uncle, who introduced him to heavy metal music, in a very unique way.

Prince Midnight paid homage to his uncle Filip by digging up his remains and turning his skeleton into an electric guitar.

Configuring Filip's remaining skeleton as a fully functioning guitar became a brain wave of Yaago's on the back of his family struggling to pay rent on his grave in Greece.

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