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  1. Rock 101 Thursday, November 26, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | The Bear Rocks

    According to Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, the band may eventually release unused tracks from the studio session from their 2013 chart topping "13" album. Iommi revealed in a recent interview with Q Magazine that he has tons of riffs ready.


  2. Tony Iommi Says He Wants New Black Sabbath Album, But Geezer Butler Doesn't [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 |

    Tony Iommi has stated that he has written material for a new Black Sabbath record, but that bassist Geezer Butler doesn't want to do another album. Speaking with Q Magazine , Iommi discussed the album project, which was ultimately scrapped: " I've got so many riffs.


  3. Black Sabbath wrote "a whole load of stuff" for dropped albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has revealed that the group had written a bunch of material for a new album, before deciding to abandon the project that would follow up from their 2013 album, 13, Gigwise reports. The SG guitar shredder, who has created his own signature Epiphone, told Q that he had "so many riffs" ready.


  4. Black Sabbath Wrote 'A Whole Load' of Riffs for Abandoned LPRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | SFGate

    Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has revealed that the group had a particularly fruitful writing session before deciding not to make a follow-up to 13 . "I've got so many riffs," he told Q .


  5. Tony Iommi teases fans with new songsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    Black Sabbath rocker Tony Iommi wants to release five unheard songs by the band just weeks after they scrapped plans for another album. In 2013, the veteran rockers released "13," their first record with the original line-up in 15 years, and they hit the road to promote it.


  6. Tony Iommi Teases Fans Over New SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 |

    In 2013, the veteran rockers released 13, their first record with the original line-up in 15 years, and they hit the road to promote it. Fans were hoping for a follow-up record after frontman Ozzy Osbourne revealed he was planning to go into the studio with bassist Geezer Butler and guitarist Tony for a 2016 album to coincide with the band's farewell tour.


  7. Did Van Halen Blow Away Black Sabbath? Tony Iommi Tells It To That...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | VH1

    November means That Metal Show here at VH1 Classic, and we've been pulling classic clips every day this month. Today, we've got a pair of monster moments from Season 8 featuring the mighty guitarist who, with the help of his three bandmates in Black Sabbath, riffed heavy metal itself into being: Tony Iommi .


  8. Back-to-Back Sebastian Bach Rants From That Metal Show Back-to-Back...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | VH1

    ... is packing in his cut-off army pants. As Thanksgiving looms, come back tomorrow when Black Sabbath guitar wizard Tony Iommi visits TMS to dispel a certain metal myth and talk turkey about the accident that mangled his finger-and figured crucially ...


  9. That Metal Show: Bill Ward Talks the Black Sabbath Sound That Metal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | VH1

    Today's trip to the Mount Rushmore of hard rock interviews features Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward . Metal's original beat-pounder discusses how, early on, his drumming and Geezer Butler 's bass playing slammed up against Tony Iommi 's monster riffs to invent nothing less than the sound from which all things heavy in music have flowed since then.


  10. Live Music: The Outervention; Brummy Brothers; White Sabbath; Yr LadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Charleston City Paper

    ... does now. "It's definitely something I'm revisiting from my past, but it's not like I was in my bedroom learning Tony Iommi licks being a piano player. Now that I'm doing this tribute I feel like I'm a kid discovering his favorite band again. I'm ...


  11. Spectator books of the year: John Preston on the dramatic story of how Britain reinvented itselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | The Spectator

    ... itself as a purveyor of popular culture to the world. Embracing everything from Black Sabbath's guitarist, Tony Iommi, losing his fingers in a sheet metal press to the 2012 Olympic opening ceremony, it's dramatic, perceptive and often extremely ...


  12. 10 Great Metal Performances on Late-Night Talk Shows - VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Guitar World

    ... tosses his guitar onto the floor, climbs over his amp and leaves the stage entirely. In 1998, Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and yes, Bill Ward, went on Letterman to perform "Paranoid." The appearance was to promote their then new live ...


  13. From TMS: Ronnie James Dio on the Origin of Metal Horns From TMS:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 14 | VH1

    In this clip from Season 2, Ronnie James Dio , seated alongside his Black Sabbath /Heaven and Hell bandmate Tony Iommi , dispels the notion that he "invented" the universal hand symbol for heavy metal: the thrown fingers "devil horns." Dio, of course, has always been associated with tossing horns, so where did he pick it up from? Watch as he reveals all to TMS co-hosts Eddie Trunk , Jim Florentine , and Don Jamieson .


  14. Live MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | Portland Tribune

    Ian Astbury, lead singer of goth-metal-rockers The Cult, has a wide-ranging mind to match his wide-ranging career, which includes singing with former members of The Doors for several years, to working with Slash, Debbie Harry and Tony Iommi. Astbury and his fellow Cult members, guitarist Billy Duffy, drummer John Tempesta, and touring bassist Grant Fitzpatrick and keyboardist Damon Fox, come to town this week previewing the band's next album, 'Hidden City,' to be released in February.


  15. Geezer: It was us against the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Metal Hammer

    ... it came out, all the press hated it and slagged it off. It really was us against the world." Butler, guitarist Tony Iommi, frontman Ozzy Osbourne and estranged drummer Bill Ward are all interviewed as part of a feature looking back at their career ...


  16. John Lennon's Lost Guitar AuctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | NBC Philadelphia

    ... Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Brian May, Jimmy Page, David Gilmour, Jeff Beck, Pete Townsend, Mark Knopfler, Tony Iommi, Paul McCartney, Sting, and many others. John Lennon's long-lost guitar recently turned up in San Diego, and NBC 7's Gene ...


  17. Noel Gallagher, The Gift That Keeps On GivingRead the original story

    Friday Nov 6 | Where Worlds Collide

    ... great guitarists and see his name there, it's as much proof that the list is a load of cobblers as the absence of Tony Iommi or Nile Rogers. And as a songwriter his work is so derivative and backward-looking that if he was a programmer he's be ...


  18. Five Finger Death Punch Joins Black Sabbath's Australian TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    ... American trek of The End tour in January. The band, which will consist of original members Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Geezer Butler , will then play dates in Australia, New Zealand and Europe before returning to North America in ...


  19. Black-Sabbath1_600x300Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | KSLX-FM Phoenix

    ... The massive 2016 world tour by the greatest Metal Band of all time marks THE END for Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler as they close the final chapter in the final volume of the incredible BLACK SABBATH story with this tour. BLACK ...


  20. Black Sabbath Coming To Mohegan In 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 2 |

    Black Sabbath's The End tour, presumably its last, arrives at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville on Saturday, Aug. 27, at 7:30 p.m., according to a press release. The band -- original members Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler, along with Rage Against the Machine drummer Brad Wilk, who replaces Bill Ward -- recently added new North American dates to its 2016 world tour, which kicks off on Jan. 20 in Omaha, Neb.