Epiphone unveils low-cost version of Tony Iommi's iconic signature SG Special

Tony Iommi holds his new Epiphone signature SG Special guitar
(Image credit: Ross Halfin)

Last summer, Gibson unveiled an Artist Collection edition of its Tony Iommi signature SG Special electric guitar.

A more affordable version of the ultra-limited edition Custom Shop run of the guitar that was released in 2020, it was based on the Black Sabbath guitarist's legendary "Monkey" 1964 SG Special.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.