Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, My Chemical Romance’s Frank Iero and more donate guitars to charity auction

Bag your own piece of rock memorabilia

Slipknot‘s Corey Taylor and My Chemical Romance‘s Frank Iero are among the musicians who have donated their guitars to a charity auction.

Clutch frontman Neil Fallon, who’s been working with the Innocent Lives Foundation, has called on his rock star pals to auction off their instruments in a bid to protect innocent children from crime.

“No-one wants to hear, let alone talk, about the topic of child abuse,” said Fallon. “We can choose to look away, but the victims don’t have that option. I realised that if I am in a position to help, how could I not?

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“Putting together this auction is an easy thing to do for kids that need our help so desperately.” Watch the video announcement below.

Slipknot’s Taylor has donated what is said to be the guitar he played on his upcoming debut solo album, which is yet to be officially announced.

Iero’s axe, meanwhile, was played by the musician during the early days of My Chemical Romance’s career. A signed guitar from MCR’s friends Thursday is also on offer, as is one from ’90s icons No Doubt.

Elsewhere, rock fans will be able to bid for a signed Foo Fighters poster along with an image of the late Chris Cornell.

You can visit here to bid on the special memorabilia. The auction will run until December 8.

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Neil Fallon has been on the board of the Innocent Lives Foundation since 2017, working alongside founder Chris Hadnagy and lawyer Tim Maloney to keep young people safe.

Meanwhile, My Chemical Romance fans are eagerly awaiting the emo outfit’s long-rumoured return. Gerard Way and co. are set to make their live comeback in Los Angeles next month ahead of further scheduled dates for 2020.

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