Tom Petty is the latest victim of gear theft. Five of the rocker's guitars were stolen from a soundstage in Culver City, California, where Petty and his band, the Heartbreakers, have been rehearsing for their upcoming worldwide tour.
The stolen gear includes a 1967 Blonde Rickenbacker, a 1967 Epiphone Sheridan, a 1965 Gibson SG TV Jr., a Fender Broadcaster and a Dusenberg Mike Campbell Model, which belonged to Campbell himself.
Petty is offering a "no questions asked" reward bounty of $7,500 to anyone with information leading to the guitars' recovery. A special email address (StolenGuitars@TomPetty.com) has been set up to receive tips.