The punks meet the godfather. The godfather of metal, that is—Tony Iommi.
The five young finalists of Guitar Stars’ guitar competition got a surprise when the Black Sabbath guitarist recently showed up to perform a jam session with them, an event captured in the video shown below.
The guitarists were among the players who competed in the British TV show’s recent contest to find “a world-class guitarist.” Guitar Stars is presented on the U.K.’s Sky Arts television channel.
During the jam, Iommi and the finalists performed renditions of Black Sabbath hits, including “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath,” “Iron Man” and “Into the Void.” Iommi also coached them with performance tips for a live performance to be held at London’s 100 Club.
The scenes were filmed for the finals, which takes place this Tuesday. The winner of Guitar Star show will earn themselves a spot at the Latitude Festival, to be held July 16 to 19 in Suffolk, England.