Tony Iommi

C&A, Etam, Beatties and more: The Birmingham shops you used to love

Whether your first trips to town were to spend your pocket money or a Saturday afternoon with friends away from the beady eye of Mum, there’s …

London

Black Sabbath’s Final Concert Documented in “The End”

Black Sabbath ended their career on a high note in Birmingham earlier this year in a tour they aptly called <i>The End</i>. Now the band’s final concert – …

Bass Guitar

Black Sabbath Reflect on 'The End': 'It Was So Weird Saying Goodbye'

It ended as it began – only bigger. Nearly 50 years after Black Sabbath formed in Birmingham, England, they played the final show of their farewell …

Ozzy Osbourne

Malcolm Young: The Rock World pays tribute to the AC/DC icon

Musicians from across the globe have led tributes to former AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young, who died yesterday aged 64.<p>The news of Young's death was …

AC/DC

Five Notable Releases of the Week (11/17)

<b>Mavis Staples</b> – <i>If All I Was Was Black</i><p>ANTI- Records<p>Mavis Staples lived through the civil rights era, and as a member of The Staple Singers, she sang …

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Black Sabbath Guitarist Tony Iommi's Daughter Toni Marie Iommi Releases New Single

<b>Black Sabbath</b> guitarist <b>Tony Iommi</b>‘s daughter <b>Toni Marie Iommi</b> has followed him into the world of music. However, while heavy metal may technically be …

Guitar

10 Greatest Covers of Black Sabbath Songs [Watch]

Black Sabbath are the most influential metal band of all time. What’s one way to prove that statement? Just see how many rock, metal and even pop …

Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler Looking to Play Music Again in 2018

Legendary <b>Black Sabbath</b> bassist <b>Geezer Butler</b> says he's enjoying his "retirement" from the stage, but he also knows it won't last forever.<p>Butler, along …

Rock Music

Distortion And Overdrive: Brief History Of Development [News]

<b>Features</b>: At one point things just started getting heavier.

Guitar

Tonal Recall: The Secrets Behind the Extraordinary Guitar Sounds—"Iron Man," "Pride and Joy"

Finding out what gear guitarists use isn’t a problem. Most players will gladly recite a list of their favorite guitars and equipment when asked, …

Guitar

BLACK SABBATH's Tony Iommi Says His Cancer Will "Probably Come Back"

<b>Black Sabbath</b> guitarist Tony Iommi was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma in early 2012 after doctors found a lump in his throat. Iommi announced …

Cancer

Tony Iommi Says His Cancer Fight Probably Isn't Over

<b>Black Sabbath</b> guitarist <b>Tony Iommi</b> says his cancer fight likely is not over.<p>Iommi was diagnosed with lymphoma in early 2012, shortly after Black …

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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi says that his cancer will “probably” come back

"I do live [day] by day now, and just every day is a winner, really. And we'll see"<p>Black Sabbath guitarist <b>Tony Iommi</b> has revealed that his cancer …

Black Sabbath

Watch Metallica cover Black Sabbath’s ‘War Pigs’ in Birmingham

The metal band's Kirk Hammett and Robert Trujillo played the 1970 track during a jam session at their gig in the second city earlier this …

Black Sabbath

BLACK SABBATH's TONY IOMMI Says That His Cancer Will 'Probably' Come Back

<b>BLACK SABBATH</b> guitarist <b>Tony Iommi</b> says that his cancer will likely come back — more than a year after he announced that he was in remission. <b>Iommi</b> was …

Guitar

Bill Ward's New Band Plots West Coast Tour

Former <b>Black Sabbath</b> drummer <b>Bill Ward</b> is hitting the road this December for a West Coast tour with his power trio, <b>Day of Errors</b>.<p>After quitting Black …

Rock Music

Sammy Hagar, Zakk Wylde & More Have a Heavy Metal 'High School Reunion' at 2017 Loudwire Music Awards

Hard rock and metal's biggest names celebrated their genre at the inaugural event in Los Angeles.<p>There's a good chance the Denny's in Downtown Los …

Steve Vai

Avenged Sevenfold, Stone Sour + Iron Maiden Win Big at the 2017 Loudwire Music Awards

Avenged Sevenfold, Stone Sour and Iron Maiden emerged as multiple winners at the 2017 Loudwire Music Awards. See a recap, photo gallery and videos …

Steve Vai

Beetroot and chocolate cake – no really, it’s delicious

Its earthy taste is perfect with the rich cacao and fruity olive oil, all balanced with a honey-kissed cream cheese frosting<p>Wed, Oct 25, 2017, …

Fianna Fáil

Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Receives the Courage Award – 2017 Loudwire Music Awards

For his dedication to entertaining millions while battling cancer, Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi was given the Courage Award at the 2017 Loudwire Music …

Guitar

This Legendary Rock Star Is One of the Few to Ever Turn Down an Eminem Guest Verse

Fair warning: The following story contains an unfortunate mention of "Bawitdaba" ear poisoner Kid Rock, so bear with me.<p>During a recent chat with …

Music

Eminem Once Missed Out On A Big Name Rock Collaboration Because He Wasn’t Famous Enough

Detroit rapper Eminem, who is apparently a pretty big metal-head, once tried to appear on Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi’s 2000 debut solo album <i>Iommi</i>, but was turned down. The reason? Eminem wasn’t famous enough at the time. Everything comes full circle though; Eminem is now every bit as famous …

Music

Eminem Wanted to Be on a Rock Album by Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi

This might have been epic.Continue reading…

Black Sabbath

Tony Iommi Reveals Eminem Wanted to Be on 'Iommi' Solo Album

Speaking at the Musicians Institute in Los Angeles, Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi revealed a surprising fact about his debut solo record.Continue …

Guitar

Tony Iommi Says Eminem Asked to Be on His First Solo Album

Heavy metal guitar god <b>Tony Iommi</b> says <b>Eminem</b> <b></b>asked if he could be a part of the <b>Black Sabbath</b> guitarist's debut solo album, <i>Iommi</i>, released in 2000.<p>The …

Rock Music

Watch Black Sabbath Close Their Final Show with "Paranoid"

Black Sabbath recently announced <i>The End</i>, a concert film and live album documenting their final show at the Genting Arena in the band's hometown of …

Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath - The Ten Year War

The first decade of Sabbath - all those brilliant early Ozzy albums - remastered and re-released in a lavish vinyl boxset.

Black Sabbath

THE HYST LIST // The Top 10 Accidents of Metal

Heavy metal is the law that keeps us united free. Even so, a lot of metal is stage managed to the last detail.<p><b>Iron Maiden</b> has its nine-foot tall …

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BLACK SABBATH's TONY IOMMI Opens British And Irish Modern Music Institute In Birmingham (Video)

<b>BLACK SABBATH</b> guitarist <b>Tony Iommi</b> officially opened <b>British And Irish Modern Music Institute</b> (<b>BIMM</b>) at a ceremony in Digbeth, Central Birimingham, …

Black Sabbath

Ozzy Osbourne: Zakk Wylde's 'Playing Has Improved Unbelievably' [Interview]

Ozzy Osbourne spoke with Full Metal Jackie about having Zakk Wylde back in the band, the end of Black Sabbath, what the future holds and …

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