Slash, James Hetfield, Jeff Beck & more contribute signed items to MusiCares benefit auction

Courtesy of Julien’s Auctions

Guns N’ RosesSlash, Metallica‘s James Hetfield and Jeff Beck are among the many artists contributing signed items to an upcoming auction benefiting the Recording Academy’s MusiCares charity, which provides medical, financial and personal assistance to in-need members of the music community.

The sale includes guitars signed by Slash, Hetfield and Beck.

Slash’s contribution a Epiphone Slash Les Paul Deluxe, valued between $1,000 to $2,000. Separately, the guitar great is parting ways with one of his famous top hats, autographed and featuring a hand-drawn skull-and-bones sketch, that will be sold alongside a sterling silver ring for an estimated total of $5,000 to $7,000.

Hetfield is offering a black ESP Vulture guitar that has an estimated worth of $4,000 to $6,000.  A 1960s Gibson Les Paul electric guitar signed Beck also is going up for bid, and has an estimated value of $1,000 to $2,000.

The auction will also include items from Mötley Crüe‘s Tommy Lee, KISSGene Simmons, the late Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland, Depeche Mode and many others.

Julien’s Auctions is hosting the sale, which takes place online and in Beverly Hills, California, on January 30, ahead of the 2022 Grammys on January 31. For more info, visit

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