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Review of “Iron Man: My Journey through Heaven and Hell with Black Sabbath” Tony Iommi

Iron Man Front Cover

Iron Man: My Journey through Heaven and Hell with Black Sabbath Anthony Frank “Tony” Iommi was born 19 February 1948 and is an English songwriter, producer, left handed lead guitarist and founding member of the pioneering heavy metal band Black Sabbath. As left handed guitarists go, Tony Iommi is unique in more ways than one! Without him and Black Sabbath there may not have been heavy metal!  Also, while working in a factory as a teenager, he lost the tips of the middle and ring fingers of his right hand in an accident; an event which crucially affected his playing style – how many guitarists play with plastic fingertips? Only the one and only, Tony Iommi! This book is Tony’s story of his life (although…
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Review of Epiphone SG G-400 Pro, Left Handed Guitar, Solid Body Electric

Cherry Epiphone SG G-400 Pro Solid Body Electric Left Handed Guitar

Review of the Epiphone SG G-400 Pro Solid Body Electric Left Handed Guitar The Epiphone SG is a CLASSIC, played by icons of rock like Angus Young and Tony Iommi who plays the left handed guitar version. Want to Rock out like Angus and Tony then this guitar is for you! The Epiphone SG G-400 left handed guitar is a fantastic and cool choice for an all-around electric guitar. Alongside the Fender Strat it is probably one of the most recognizable guitars in rock! It is among the lightest guitars with versatile and easy to understand controls, and the wood grain is pretty, through the red finish. It is a great guitar that covers all the basics and looks wonderful too. For lefties, it’s nice…
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10 Great Left Handed Guitarists

So uncommon is the lefty guitarist, that you can’t help but be taken aback at the sight of a guitarist playing his instrument in left-hand fashion.  The fact is, however, southpaw six-stringers occupy several high spots on the list of all-time guitar greats. The 10 below rank among the best. Tony Iommi Quite rightly, Judas Priest’s Rob Halford once introduced Tony Iommi as the man who invented the heavy metal riff. With his ever present SG, the Black Sabbath maestro established the gloomy, minor key patterns and foreboding blues-based solos that continue to define the darker side of the genre. Few guitarists have uncovered more permutations within a singular, self-imposed approach. Jimi Hendrix No one saw more possibilities for the electric guitar’s place as rock’s…
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