Tony Iommi remembers the moment when he had to decide between his then-new group Black Sabbath and taking over as guitarist in Jethro Tull.
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Tony Iommi takes a long view on the controversy involving Bill Ward’s absence from the recent Black Sabbath reunion. After all, in a stint with the band that goes back to the 1960s, he’s seen it all before.
‘No, this is not happening': Ozzy Osbourne on the obstacles that nearly derailed Black Sabbath’s reunion
After so long apart, and so many aborted reunions, Ozzy Osbourne says that Black Sabbath’s sessions for 13 seemed at times once again to be doomed.
The manager of the sheet-metal factory where Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi lost the tips of two fingers helped him regain his passion for the guitar — by playing an album from the gypsy jazzer Django Reinhardt.
There’s a bit of genius in the layout of Black Sabbath’s long-awaited reunion album 13, which just became the band’s first U.S. No. 1. It’s a pretty safe bet that with 13, we hold in our hands the final studio album in the career of Black Sabbath
13, long-awaited and so very hard-fought, begins with a morbid and massive riff, so clean and so spooky — so free of gimmickry — that it’s utterly transportive: This is what made Black Sabbath such as scary-ass experience in the first place.
The sound is bad, and the image is worse. But we’ve gotten a glimpse into a third track from Black Sabbath’s forthcoming Ozzy Osbourne reunion record with “Methademic,” a track that seems sadly appropriate considering Ozzy’s latest back slide
A day after fans heard the first single from Black Sabbath’s upcoming 13 project, the band debuted a second song, “The End of the Beginning,” live in New Zealand.
‘How great is that?': Brian May thrilled over possible interactive project with Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi
When Queen’s Brian May stopped by to visit the ailing Tony Iommi, not long after Black Sabbath’s guitarist was diagnosed with cancer, he discovered a treasure trove of unused riffs laying around. That started a brainstorming session
To paraphrase Ozzy Osbourne, who whines with a dark menace on this preview video, there’s “no where to hide” from this monster riff as Black Sabbath offers a short preview of its forthcoming reunion project.