Tony Iommi: "I could relate to Django Reinhardt after losing two fingers, and listening to him inspired me to play more"

The godfather of heavy metal himself Tony Iommi recently sat down with Gibson for an in-depth hour-long interview hosted on the guitar giant's YouTube channel, Gibson TV.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at GuitarWorld.com from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.