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Black Sabbath Keen For Their Own Musical

Tony Iommi is keen for Black Sabbath to have their own musical. The 69-year-old guitar god has revealed despite previously shunning the idea of putting their music into a stage show he now has the...

Black Sabbath Crowned Golden Gods

Black Sabbath were crowned Golden Gods at the Metal Hammer Golden God Awards on Monday evening (12.06.17).The 'Paranoid' hitmakers were honoured at the heavy metal magazine's annual award show - which took place at IndigO2...

Black Sabbath Crowned Metal Hammer's 2017 Golden Gods

Black Sabbath have been crowned Metal Hammer's 2017 Golden Gods.The legendary rock band's guitarist Tony Iommi will pick up the coveted Golden God Award at the ceremony, held in association with Orange Amplification, at London's...

Black Sabbath Planning Documentary And Live Lp

Black Sabbath are to release a documentary and potential live album from their 'The End Tour'.The 'Paranoid' hitmakers wrapped their final run on the road with their last-ever hometown show in Birmingham on May 2,...

Black Sabbath Officially Call It A Day With Facebook Obituary Post

Ozzy Osbourne and his bandmates played their final show last month (Feb17) in their native Birmingham, England and now they've confirmed the group is dead and buried. The post on the Sabbath...

Black Sabbath Confirmed The End Of The Group

Black Sabbath have confirmed ''the end'' of the group.The iconic heavy metal group might have wrapped up their final tour last month, with a two-hour concert at the NEC Arena in their hometown Birmingham, West...

Tony Iommi Believes Its Time He Stopped 'Roaming The World'

Tony Iommi believes its time he stopped ''roaming the world''. The 68-year-old Black Sabbath guitarist performed their last concert as part of their 'The End' tour on Saturday (02.05.17) at the NEC Arena, and the...

Tony Iommi On Possibility Of New Black Sabbath Album

Tony Iommi says Black Sabbath haven't ruled out the possibility of recording new music despite finishing their final tour.The 'Paranoid' hitmakers have not long wrapped their 'The End' tour with their last-ever hometown show in...

Black Sabbath Play Their Final Concert In Birmingham

Black Sabbath have played their last-ever gig in Birmingham.The iconic heavy metal group - who were formed in the city - brought down the curtain on their legendary career on Saturday night (04.02.17) with a...

Black Sabbath Bow Out With First Chart Hit

Ozzy Osbourne and his bandmates have been bidding farewell to fans as part of their The End Tour, which began last year (16), and they concluded the global trek with a pair of...

Tony Iommi: 'I Want To Make Amends With Black Sabbath Drummer Bill Ward'

Ward fell out with his former bandmates over alleged contractual issues surrounding the group's 2015 reunion tour, and refused to hit the road with Iommi, Geezer Butler, and Ozzy Osbourne. Relationships between...

Tony Iommi Believes His Illness Caused Bill Ward To Leave Black Sabbath

Tony Iommi thinks his cancer treatment unintentionally forced Bill Ward to leave Black Sabbath.The 68-year-old guitarist thought he was going to die when he was diagnosed with the life-threatening illness and wanted to quickly finish...

Black Sabbath's Geoff Nicholls Dead At 68

Geoff Nicholls has died.The Black Sabbath keyboardist passed away on Saturday (28.01.17) after battling lung cancer, his bandmate Tony Iommi has revealed.In an emotional Facebook post, Tony wrote: ''I'm so saddened to hear the loss...

Ozzy Osbourne Embarked On Solo Career To Avoid Being Labelled A 'Loser'

The British rocker was one of the founding members of the group back in 1968, but was dropped by his bandmates in 1979 due to creative differences and Ozzy’s reckless behaviour. Although he admitted to...

Tony Iommi: 'Lump In My Throat Was Not Cancerous'

Last month (Dec16), the 68-year-old revealed he was going under the knife after doctors discovered the lump, and he explained his doctors would not know if it was cancerous or not until they...

Tony Iommi Composes New Music For Home City Cathedral

The guitar great teamed up with the Dean of Birmingham, the Very Reverend Catherine Ogle, on the arrangement, inspired by Psalm 133, which features Birmingham Cathedral Choir. The track is called How...

Tony Iommi To Have Surgery To Remove Lump From Throat

In 2012 the musician was diagnosed with lymphoma but in August this year (16) the musician revealed the cancer had gone into remission. Although he's battled back well from the disease the...

Tony Iommi: 'There Could Be More Black Sabbath After The End Tour'

The heavy rock supergroup is currently in the middle of a final tour, which will wrap up with a show in the bandmates' native Birmingham, England in February (17), but Iommi, who is...

Ozzy Osbourne Records Song For Solo Album

Ozzy Osbourne has recorded a song called 'Crack Cocaine' for his solo album.The 67-year-old rocker is currently on a farewell tour with his band Black Sabbath and has been working with Billy Idol's guitarists Billy...

Tony Iommi: 'I'm Too Tired To Tour'

The guitar great and his Black Sabbath bandmates Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler will call it a day after a gig in their native Birmingham, England next year (Feb17), and Iommi is quietly...

Quartz Co-founder Mike Taylor Dead

The singer's former Quartz bandmates announced the sad news in a statement, telling fans that anyone who got to know the rocker was "lucky". They wrote: "It is with heavy hearts, much...

Ozzy Osbourne: 'Tony Iommi Was Right To Kick Me Out Of Black Sabbath'

Ozzy and bandmates Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler are currently on the road playing their final Black Sabbath dates as part of The End tour, which concludes in the trio's native Birmingham, England...

Tony Iommi's Cancer Is In Remission

Tony Iommi's cancer is in remission. The Black Sabbath guitarist, who was diagnosed with lymphoma cancer in 2013, is overjoyed that his treatment has been a success and although he knows it could return in...

Tony Iommi: 'I'm In Remission'

The 68-year-old guitarist was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2012 and he completed treatment in 2014, but was told it was more than likely the cancer would return. However he defied the odds, finding...

Ozzy Osbourne: 'I'm Not Ready For Retirement'

Sharon Osbourne recently hinted her husband would step away from the spotlight before he hits 70 in three years, but Ozzy is determined to keep going. And he's urging fans not to...

Black Sabbath Bowing Out With Final Hometown Gig

The heavy rockers kicked off the first leg of their The End trek in North America in January (16), before heading Down Under in April (16). They are currently on the road...

Ozzy Osbourne: 'I Do Everything To Stop My Voice From Going'

The 67-year-old rocker has played plenty of shows in his life, both solo and with his band Black Sabbath. While he always manages to get the crowd going with his energetic performances, Ozzy can't stop...

Lita Ford Defends Tony Iommi Abuse Allegations

The female rocker opens up about her tumultuous romance with the Black Sabbath guitarist in her new memoir, Living Like A Runaway, in which she accuses Iommi of attacking her on at least...

The Years Catch Up With Black Sabbath On The End Tour

Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler and Tony Iommi are currently touring the world on The End trek and they admit the years have taken their toll on the trio. Vegan Geezer tells Rolling...

Tony Iommi Lands Lifetime Achievement Honour

The veteran rocker, who is currently on the road with Black Sabbath for the band's final tour, follows in the footsteps of other guitar greats who have received the Lifetime Achievement Award, including...

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