Epiphone was in London on August 25th for the 2005 Kerrang Awards. Billed as "The most prestigious and star studded of all rock'n'roll awards ceremonies in the whole ****amn Universe", the event made a good argument for the claim. In attendance were Marilyn Manson, Towers Of London, Dave Grohl, Bullet For My Valentine, Green Day, Trent Reznor, Iron Maiden and a slew of others including Epiphone endorsee's My Chemical Romance who took home Best Video (Helena) and Best Album honors! (Three Cheers For Sweet Revenge.)

Epiphone guitars... they even taste good!

Many of the artists took time to autograph an Epiphone Special-II for the Samaritans. The Samaritans is a 24 hour, 7 days a week emotional support organization that was chosen as the Kerrang charity of the year. The signed guitar will be auctioned at the end of the year at the Samaritans Christmas charity event.

Skin (ex Skunk Anansie member) checking out the Special-II.

Towers of London with the Special-II to benefit the Samaritans.


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