Auction by Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi raises more than £19,000 for the NHS - EpicNews

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has raised £19,300 for the NHS in an public sale of things from his private assortment, together with a guitar.

Per the BBC, the unidentified left-handed Iommi guitar offered for £11,300, whereas different gadgets from the assortment, together with signed collectible DVD field units, CDs and vinyl discs garnered slightly below £8,000. All funds went to University Hospitals Birmingham.

The hospital beforehand informed the broadcaster that it was “incredibly grateful” for its help in a “difficult time”.


“The money raised will help us to support our NHS superheroes who are working tirelessly to provide care to our patients,” the belief’s head of fundraising, Justine Davy, mentioned.

Iommi reportedly bought the concept for the public sale whereas clearing out his studio throughout self-isolation. He mentioned that though the coronavirus is “horrible”, it demonstrated the stellar work of the NHS.

“It’s horrible but in some ways it’s bringing people together more and realising what we do have in this country with the NHS and the great things they do,” he mentioned.

Iommi additionally not too long ago revealed that he’s been in touch with Ozzy Osbourne on a daily basis during the coronavirus-enforced lockdown.

In the similar interview, Iommi mentioned of his of lockdown routine: “I’ve washed the automotive, cleaned the storage out, completed all these little jobs that you simply realise wanted doing, identical to everybody else.