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Slash's 1984 B.C Rich Warlock Used to Write Guns N' Roses' Earliest Hits Goes Up For Auction

Slash's 1984 B.C Rich
Slash's 1984 B.C Rich
The guitar which played a crucial role in determining Guns N' Roses early success is to go on auction with a starting bid of $30,000. Slash's B.C Rich Warlock guitar (Verified by both Slash and his original guitar tech Jason Solon) was last played by the guitarist in 1987 before he put it away in storage.

The guitar played an important and role during the the bands inception, where Slash used the guitar to write and perform a number of Guns N' Roses classics including "Welcome to the Jungle" and "Sweet Child O' Mine". As the creative conduit that was used to channel Slash's guitar playing prowess into the revered 'Appetite for Destruction', the guitar is expected to gather a considerable sum, $60,000 to $80,000 to be exact.

The guitar, which has been signed by Slash and his guitar tech comes with a signed letter of autheticity, original Anvil hardcase and a timeline of performances of where it was played.

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By Josh Hummerston

Posted on 10 Oct 2016 16:17 to category : Band / Celebrity News

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