Tony Iommi Black Sabbathâ€™s guitarist, has lent one of his guitars to the National Museum of Ireland Dublin .
The National Museum of Ireland Dublin had been lent one of Tony Iommiâ€™s from Black Sabbath guitars, this is for a new exhibition called â€œRockChick: The Life and Times of the Electric Guitar 1931-2006â€.
More than 100 legendary, rare, vintage and customized guitars will feature on the exhibition, including instruments played by: Keith Richards, Bo Diddley, Carlos Santana, Jimmi Hendrix, Phil Lynott, Rory Gallagher and Van Morrison. Also Patrick Cox, David Lachappelle, Christopher Bailey, Diane Von Furstenburg, and the Irish famous broadcaster Dave Fanning these will be the likes of the new customized guitars.
Once the exhibition is complete, these guitars will form a part of a charity auction. Played on recordings and Black Sabbath tours since 2001, the guitar on loan from Tony is one of the black limited edition Gibson custom shop SGs.
From November 23rd 2006 to January 21st 2007 in Dublin, is the length of time that â€œRock Chicâ€ runs at the National Museum of Ireland, Collin Barracks. Admission is free. The exhibition is moving to London from the end of January, there will be more information on this when details are confirmed.