Tag Archives: Tony Iommi

Black Sabbath documentary, live album in the works

Posted by on April 10, 2017

Black Sabbath recently concluded their extended The End tour consisting of over eighty dates, spanning across the globe in North/South America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, and concluding in Birmingham Genting Arena last February. Roughly one month later, the group officially closed the door on their extensive and historical career. However, according to guitarist Tony […]

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Black Sabbath say it’s over

Posted by on March 8, 2017

When Black Sabbath announced their final tour back in 2015, everyone seemed to kind of take it with a grain of salt. Ozzy Osbourne had “retired” back in the ’90s, only to return with the “Retirement Sucks” tour. There was talk of another Black Sabbath album after 13, even if they weren’t going to tour. And […]

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Tony Iommi hints Black Sabbath will continue to perform live, release albums

Posted by on February 7, 2017

Tony Iommi is once again hinting that Black Sabbath’s final world tour, dubbed “The End,” is actually not the end. The iconic metal pioneers took the stage Saturday night in their hometown of Birmingham, England, to close out the final leg of their year-long farewell tour. Speaking to U.K. radio station Planet Rock, Iommi told […]

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Here’s the last song of Black Sabbath’s career

Posted by on February 4, 2017

If suddenly, it seems like the world just got significantly less metal, you’re right. Black Sabbath earlier tonight played the final show of their tour, and what’s being billed as the last one of their career, where it all began, in Birmingham back in 1968. Just after the show ended, they posted footage of “Paranoid,” […]

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Donald Trump could be the first metalhead president

Posted by on January 17, 2017

Regardless on how everyone feels, this Friday (20) Donald Trump will become the 45th President of the United States of America. I’m sure many were curious to see who would perform at his inauguration. At one point, Vince Neil was rumored and that news didn’t last too long. We now know the official revilement includes […]

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Tony Iommi composes song for Birmingham Cathedral

Posted by on January 5, 2017

We might not  be getting any more music from Black Sabbath after they retire from performing next month (but then again we might!), but at least the doesn’t mean that its members are going to stop making music. In fact, guitarist Tony Iommi just composed a piece of music, “How Good It Is,”  for the […]

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Tony Iommi has a throat tumor

Posted by on December 13, 2016

Early next year, Black Sabbath will end their touring career. February 4th will be their last show in Birmingham, but before then, guitarist Tony Iommi, who is in remission from stage 3 lymphoma, will be having an operation to remove a tumor from his throat. Speaking to The Irish Times, he says he’s feeling ok, […]

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Tony Iommi says new Black Sabbath album is a “maybe,” but no touring

Posted by on November 4, 2016

  It must be hard to end something you’ve been doing for almost your entire life and that’s what the legendary Black Sabbath is going through right now with their final tour. The band will call it a day next Febuary when they play their final show in their hometown Birmingham in the UK but […]

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Tony Iommi’s cancer in remission, Black Sabbath guitarist says

Posted by on August 10, 2016

One week from today (17), Black Sabbath will begin what’s almost undoubtedly their last ever American tour as a band. The second U.S. leg of “The End” tour will begin on an up note, as guitarist Tony Iommi said yesterday that his cancer that he’s been battling is in remission. The 68 year-old Iommi who has […]

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Album anniversary: Black Sabbath, ‘Masters of Reality’ turns 45

Posted by on July 21, 2016

White it’s roots have been around for years, heavy metal as we know it has existed for 46 years now. It was ushered in on February 15th, 1970 with the release of Black Sabbath’s self-titled LP. And while many bands take years (or if you’re Tool, decades) to release follow-up albums, on this day in […]

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