Black Sabbath—who late last year confirmed the recording of their first new album in more than 33 years and a worldwide headlining tour—have had to put some plans on hold due to Tony Iommi’s battle with lymphoma. At this time, Black Sabbath will perform only one show of this summer’s previously scheduled European tour. It […]
According to Billboard.com, Black Sabbath had been lined up as headliners for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival before guitarist Tony Iommi was diagnosed with lymphoma. The lineup for the annual festival was revealed yesterday, with the Black Keys, Radiohead, and Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg named as headliners. There is no indication as […]
After it was revealed yesterday that Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi had been diagnosed with the early stages of lymphoma, members of the hard-rock and metal community have followed the Sabbath’s request to send Iommi warm thoughts. Check out the words of support, below, for the man who helped give birth to metal—from the likes […]
A statement from Black Sabbath has revealed that guitarist Tony Iommi has been diagnosed as suffering from the early stages of lymphoma. “Iommi is currently working with his doctors to establish the best treatment plan—the “Iron Man” of Rock & Roll remains upbeat and determined to make a full and successful recovery,” reads the statement. […]
Watch highlights from the press conference right here!
Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, and Bill Ward working with Rick Rubin!
Contrary to earlier reports, guitarist Tony Iommi is calling news of a Black Sabbath reunion merely “speculation.” The “official” news comes from an article published in the Birmingham Mail earlier today. On his own website, Iommi says: “I’m saddened that a Birmingham journalist whom I trusted has chosen this point in time to take a […]
UPDATED: Tony Iommi has issued a statement calling this “speculation.” Read about it here. The original lineup of Black Sabbath—Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, and Bill Ward—have reunited and are working on a new album, according to birminghammail.net. Beginning in June, Osbourne and Iommi began writing new material together. ‘‘We’re really looking forward to […]
WhoCares, the supergroup that re-joins Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan and Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi, have announced the release of their debut single in North America on July 27 via Eagle Rock. The single features two new tracks, “Out of My Mind” and “Holy Water,” and will raise money for a project to rebuild a music […]