Tony Iommi

Someone Covered Black Sabbath's "War Pigs" to be About "Home Alone"

Some may say that any time before Thanksgiving is too early for Christmas music. However, this fan cover of Black Sabbath's "War Pigs" may be an exception. Because it isn't just any ordinary cover. It's lyrics have been rewritten to focus on the plot of the 1990 classic Christmas comedy, Home ALone...
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Tony Iommi Sends Message of Support to James Hetfield

Following Metallica's announcement that they had to cancel some of their dates in Australia and New Zealand so that James Hetfield could enter rehab, fans and artists from all over the world have been giving lots of love and support to the frontman. Among them is Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi...
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Geezer Butler, Tony Iommi Attend Black Sabbath Bridge Dedication

See the ceremony in the metal legends' hometown
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40 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Gets Fired From Black Sabbath

After Black Sabbath finished touring in the summer of 1978 in support of their album, Never Say Die! , they were unmistakeably in a state of discontent. They were very unsatisfied with their record. It did not fare well with their fans. They demolished their bodies with substances like alcohol and...
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The Recording Academy to Give "Lifetime Achievement" Award to Black Sabbath

The Recording Academy has announced that Black Sabbath will be the recipents of the "Lifetime Achievement" award at the 2019 Grammy Awards. Along with Black Sabbath, the other artists to be granted Lifetime Achievement awards at the 2019 ceremony include George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic,...
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Tony Iommi Announces New Solo Album

After closing the book on touring with Black Sabbath on February 4th, 2017 in the band's home town of Birmingham, England, guitarist Tony Iommi has announced that he will be working on a new solo album starting in the winter of 2018. The unnamed project will be Iommi's first solo album since his...
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46 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Unleashes Their Drug-Fueled Journey 'Vol. 4'

Black Sabbath was three albums into their career and they were on top of the world. Meaning that on September 25th, 1972, they had to change things up a bit with the release of Vol. 4 . Already with a large fanbase in the U.S., Black Sabbath ventured to Los Angeles to record Vol. 4 at the Record...
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Ozzy Didn't Have A Great Time In Black Sabbath's Farewell Tour

For over fifty years, Black Sabbath became the bedrock for so many bands that would follow in their footsteps of hard rock and heavy metal. So it was kind of bittersweet when the band finally said goodbye in their 2017 farewell tour. However, in an interview with The Inquirer , Ozzy Osbourne...
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8 Years Ago: Ronnie James Dio Passes Away From Stomach Cancer

On May 17th, 2010, the rock world was left stunned after the news broke that Ronnie James Dio had passed away at the age of 67 from metastasized stomach cancer, a disease that many experts believed could have been prevented. At the time of his diagnosis, Dio had not been tested for signs of stomach...
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Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler Says a Black Sabbath Reunion is Unlikely

The last BLACK SABBATH tour, which was dubbed “The End,” pretty much left no doubt that it was, indeed, the end for the pioneering heavy metal band; however, just to be clear, bassist GEEZER BUTLER has confirmed that, moving forward, there will not be any more reunions with his bandmates TONY IOMMI...
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