Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi to Appear on New British Talent Show, 'Guitar Star' — Video - Guitar World

Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi to Appear on New British Talent Show, 'Guitar Star' — Video

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Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi is set to appear as a mentor on Guitar Star, a new U.K. talent show that focuses on guitarists.

The show, which will feature Iommi alongside other six-string masters including Rodrigo y Gabriela and Lee Ritenour, is a nine-week-long competition whose winner will get to perform on the main stage at the Latitude Festival in Suffolk, England.

The show will make its debut June 9 and will be broadcast by Sky Arts.

In the video below, Iommi sits down with the Sky Arts team and discusses what he looks for in a great guitarist.