Radiohead, Rush, Pearl Jam, Paul McCartney and U2 auctioning off guitars for charity

Electric guitar
(Image credit: Van Eaton Galleries)

Electric guitars and acoustic guitars owned and played by the members of Radiohead, Rush, Pearl Jam, The Beatles and U2 are set to go up for auction in a Music Rising charity event.

Hosted by Van Eaton Galleries in Los Angeles, the auction has been organized by The Edge and producer Bob Ezrin, who have assembled a star-studded selection of unique Gibsons, Fenders, Martins and more.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.