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Top Three Iconic Guitars Used by Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath is one of the most iconic heavy metal bands of all time, and their distinctive sound owes much to the guitar work of Tony Iommi. Here are the top three Black Sabbath guitars:

  1. Gibson SG© - Iommi's signature guitar is the Gibson© SG©, and he used several different models throughout his career. The SG's thin body and sharp cutaways allow for easy access to the higher frets, perfect for Iommi's signature riffs and solos.

  2. Gibson Les Paul© - Iommi also used several Gibson© Les Paul© guitars, including a custom model with three humbucker pickups. The Les Paul's thick, heavy body produces a warm, full-bodied tone that suited Sabbath's heavier songs.

  3. Jaydee Custom SG© - Iommi had a custom SG© made by British luthier John Diggins, which featured a thicker body and longer scale length than a standard SG©. This unique guitar has a distinctive tone that can be heard on tracks like "Iron Man" and "Paranoid."


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