Music Gear News
Tony Iommi donates famous guitar for fundraiser
The Black Sabbath icon is showing support for his late bandmate Ronnie James Dio by providing a one-of-a-kind Gibson Iommi SG prototype left-handed axe, which is expected to go for thousands once put under the hammer.
Iommi, who is currently battling cancer himself, has given the legendary guitar to the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund for auction at its second annual awards gala which will take place on October 31st.
All proceeds generated from the sale of the axe will go into the charity's pot and Iommi has agreed to both sign the guitar and pose for a photo with the winning bidder, making it an ideal purchase for any Sabbath fan.
Iommi reunited with fellow Black Sabbath members Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler to perform a host of shows including a headline performance at this year's Download Festival as well as an intimate homecoming show at Birmingham's O2 Academy.
Posted by SR.Posted on 25 Oct 2012 13:50 to category : Music News
Related Music News
Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience to honour the guitar icon with a year long tour.
Interesting new study reveals trends in popular music listening.
GCSE music is set for a revamp with some interesting inclusions. Find out what's being considered.
Yesterday's successful mission to land an unmanned lander on a comet 510 million km from Earth has yielded some surprise results.
Details about the Band Aid 30 single have emerged.
Better get saving!
Recent Music News
Iconic prog rock band Pink Floyd celebrate 50 years in the business.
Want to hear Jamie Oliver rapping? Look no further.
Technologists, creative thinkers and artists to converge in Berlin in a collective exploration of what music is today and what it will be tomorrow!
Fender to tour UK and Ireland showcasing their American Standard series for free.
PreSonus' critically acclaimed PA speaker range is now available at Gear4music with savings of up to £550 per speaker.
Foo Fighters donned tuxedos to mark the last ever David Letterman show but which song did they play to mark the occasion?