Corey Taylor of Slipknot & Stone Sour recently put up 13 guitars for people to bid on via Ebay. All proceeds from this auction went to a COVID-19 Relief fund, and Ebay matched what was raised in bid’s. Taylor’s guitars went for a total of $75,000 which Ebay matched to make a nice $150,000! Every guitar sold was signed personally by Taylor and comes with a certificate of authenticity. You can see which model guitars were sold on the auction right here.
Speaking of band memorabilia being sold, the guitar Kurt Cobain used during the Unplugged session on MTV will also go on auction on June 19th-20th. The guitar will be posted to be sold on Juliensauctions.com. In addition, the sale of the guitar comes with its original hard-shell case decorated by Cobain himself. Three baggage claim ticket stubs are attached to the handle, along with an Alaska Airlines sticker affixed to the case. The storage compartment of the case also contains Cobain‘s half used pack of Martin guitar strings, three guitar picks, and his suede “stash” bag decorated with a miniature silver spoon, fork, and knife. A few more items of Cobain’s will also be auctioned off, which you can see the full list right here, and the expected price they will be sold for
More (sort of) good news for you GnR/Slash fans! Slash is selling wedding cake toppers featuring his real hair, seriously! Well, it is the topper of the cake from his previous marriage with Perla Ferrar. The piece will go up for bid on Ebay, or you can buy it out right for $3,000! Take a look at it right here.
Trapt is releasing a new album on June 19th. “Shadow Work” is the first album the band has released in four years after their album “DNA”. Two singles form the album will be available on May 15th, and a third will be released on May 22nd. You can view the track listing of the album right here, and also check out a sample of one of the songs from the new album below!
Sources: Blabbermouth.net, Loudwire.com