Backstage Auctions, Inc. is proud to present The Rock Gods & Metal Monsters Auction, the most anticipated event of the year! This year’s line up is nothing short of spectacular featuring nearly 1,800 auction lots of historical and definitely collectible hard rock and heavy metal history. We are super excited about this year’s catalog and know you will agree after you feast your eyes on the amazing pieces of memorabilia.
With over 40 different consignors, the auction will showcase hundreds of rare collectibles featuring AC/DC, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Anthrax, Black Sabbath, Bon Jovi, The Cult, Deep Purple, Def Leppard, Dio, Dream Theater, Gary Moore, Guns N’ Roses, Iron Maiden, Judas Priest, KISS, Megadeth, Metallica, Michael Schenker, Motley Crue, Motorhead, Ozzy Osbourne, Pantera, Poison, Rainbow, Ratt, Rob Zombie, Runaways, Rush, Saxon, Scorpions, Slayer, Stryper, Testament, Thin Lizzy, UFO, Uriah Heep, Van Halen, Venom, WASP, Whitesnake, White Zombie, Y&T and many more!
Whether you’re in the market for a stage used guitars, drum heads, posters, movie props or guitar picks, you will find it here! This year’s auction has it all, including Artwork, Artist Signed Items, Record Awards, Instruments & Gear, Concert Tour T-Shirts & Jackets, Concert Handbills, Movie Props, Tickets & Passes, Tour Programs & Itineraries, Picks & Sticks, Photos, Posters, Promotional Swag, Vinyl and more!
- A selection of notable Metallica collectibles from the 1980s.
- Hundreds of pieces of KISS memorabilia, that even the veteran KISS collectors will stop and pause.
- An impressive collection of very rare U.S. and European metal concert posters.
- Early day AC/DC memorabilia, including Angus Young personal items.
- One of the largest collections of concert t-shirts and jackets we have ever had!
- Historical movie memorabilia direct from the private collections of the creators of “Detroit Rock City”.
- A historic and comprehensive collection of vintage Bay Area thrash metal concert handbills.
Simply put…there is something for everyone’s taste and budget!
Now that ROCKS and it ROCKS HARD!
We recommend downloading the Auction Catalog Text document (see below) and utilize our SEARCH feature and the CATEGORIES to the left of this page to narrow down what you are looking for.
Please take 2 minutes to read the “Information & Helpful Hints” section below. It will greatly assist you in navigating through all the auction lots and hopefully address some of the questions you might have.
Authenticity: We guarantee the authenticity of all the collectibles we auction. We research all items we receive on consignment; including the history and provenance of the item, the historical value of an item and call upon recognized memorabilia authorities to further insure the authenticity of an item when necessary. We have always offered a guarantee and will continue to offer a guarantee on every item we sell.