Epiphone is proud to announce that Tony Iommi, the iconic lead guitarist for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legends Black Sabbath, will make a special appearance at the Epiphone Booth to sign autographs during the Musikmesse Trade Show on Friday, April 17, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Hall 4.0 Booth J60. This summer, Epiphone will also officially announce the new Ltd. Ed. Tony Iommi Signature model, designed by Tony exclusively for Epiphone.
Tony Iommi has created some of the most famous and treasured riffs in rock and roll and is widely acknowledged as the Godfather of Heavy Metal. This year, Black Sabbath celebrates the 45th anniversary of their debut album, which has since become a rock and roll classic.
The annual Musikmesse held in Frankfurt, Germany is one of the world’s premier music industry events, attracting the very best instrument manufactures and top artists from every genre. During the four day event, manufacturers, dealers, and professional, semi-professional and lay musicians get together and look into the latest products.
Visit Epiphone.com for more news about Musikmesse, Tony Iommi, Black Sabbath, and for updates on the new Ltd. Ed. Tony Iommi signature model coming this summer from Epiphone!
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