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  1. This Week In Guitar History: Black Sabbath's Iommi Tunes Down Three...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... Sabbath's third offering was a dark, pummeling beast of an album. Those heavy vibes were in no small part due to Tony Iommi downtuning his guitar three semi-tones, creating a bigger and doomier guitar tone than on any of Sabbath's previous ...

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  2. Black Sabbath's iron men Ozzy and Geezer talk about final tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | TwinCities

    ... (for it) and now we just want to keep it at the top and go out at the top." Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi, Butler and drummer Bill Ward founded Black Sabbath in 1968. After dabbling in straightforward blues rock, the band turned up ...

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  3. Ozzy Osbourne to resume live performances with Black Sabbath this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | IcSuttoncoldfield

    ... Download Festival 2016. There are currently no Birmingham dates announced for the tour but, talking to the Mail, Tony Iommi promised us that they would be playing a show in their home. The tour will see the band play their final show in many places ...

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  4. Black Sabbath arrives on what could be final tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | HeraldNet

    ... tour as its last. The group headlines the Tacoma Dome at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, bringing together Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler for one final goodbye. Formed in 1969, Black Sabbath virtually created heavy metal, pairing its lead singer's ...

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  5. Black Sabbath sabotages Vancouver concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Canada.com

    ... Jan. 30 and Calgary Feb. 1 - because singer Ozzy Osbourne suffered from "extreme sinusitis." Meanwhile, guitarist Tony Iommi had been spotted hanging out in Vancouver a day before the Edmonton concert was scheduled to take place. When contacted ...

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  6. Black Sabbath expects to rock Vancouver following Alberta postponementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Vancouver Sun

    ... Black Sabbath were scheduled to play Edmonton, Vancouver Sun videographer Mike Bell photographed lead guitarist Tony Iommi on the streets of downtown Vancouver. We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles and blog posts. We are ...

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  7. Black Sabbath back on tour after Canadian postponementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Brooklynvegan

    ... and certainly no reminiscing from the stage. Instead, singer Ozzy Osbourne, bassist Geezer Butler, and guitarist Tony Iommi appeared on a stage of fog dressed in black as veteran princes of darkness. They've been playing those roles since the ...

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  8. Black Sabbath pull out of shows due to Ozzy Osbourne illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Examiner.com

    ... yet another studio album after "The End" tour wraps up, fueled primarily by comments from Geezer Butler and Tony Iommi. However Ozzy has said that the band's most recent album '13' is in fact the final new album by Black Sabbath. While their career ...

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  9. Black Sabbath Postpones Shows Due To Ozzy's SinusitisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Q1043.com

    ... for rescheduled show." Members of Black Sabbath have cancelled shows in the past year due to health issues. Tony Iommi has battled lymphoma and Ozzy cancelled his Ozzfiesta festival in Mexico due to an unspecified surgery. In an interview with ...

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  10. Black Sabbath postpones tour dates due to ailing Ozzy OsbourneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Examiner.com

    ... infection is a rather minor health ailment, Black Sabbath band members are no strangers to health woes. Guitarist Tony Iommi is currently battling cancer, so the band's tour itinerary is spread out enough to allow him to continue to undergo ...

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  11. Black Sabbath Postpone Tour Dates Due to Ozzy Osbourne's SinusitisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | RollingStone

    ... at Phoenix's Ak-Chin Pavilion. Health issues have plagued Black Sabbath members in recent years, as guitarist Tony Iommi has battled lymphoma and Osbourne canceled his Ozzfiesta festival in Mexico in May 2015 due to an unspecified surgery that took ...

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  12. Ningen Isu explores death, lust on new albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | The Japan Times

    ... Ningen Isu albums, there's a barrage of heavy riffs, seemingly forged from a love affair between Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi and King Crimson's Robert Fripp. The album was a conscious effort to convey the band's music more clearly, but not at the ...

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  13. Alberta Black Sabbath shows cancelled last minute due to illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | CBC News

    From left: Geezer Butler, Tony Iommi and Ozzy Osbourne of Black Sabbath arrive at the 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles in 2014. English rock band Black Sabbath has postponed their two Alberta concert dates in Calgary and Edmonton this weekend due to lead singer Due to extreme sinusitis with Ozzy Osbourne the shows in both Edmonton and Calgary have been postponed.

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  14. David Solway on Being in the Zone - and Out of it: We have no way...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Instapundit

    ... magic happens. Even adversity is no match for the zone or its peripheries. In the music realm one thinks of Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath, one of the great guitarists, who played brilliantly with plastic fingertips after suffering a serious accident, ...

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  15. Black Sabbath is finally set to call it a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Canada.com

    In case you didn't get the battlefield message by midnight crow, Black Sabbath's final tour with Ozzy Osbourne up front is called The End. Minus drummer Bill Ward , this sweep of North America and Europe is the last time the three-quarter original Birmingham lineup of gargoyle-grandpa metal-forgers will slay audiences together: ear-piercing Osbourne, black-riff sorcerer Tony Iommi, groove demon Geezer Butler.

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  16. 30 Years Ago: Tony Iommi Barely Keeps Black Sabbath Alive With 'Seventh Star'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    In January 1986, one of heavy metal's greatest architects, Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi , unveiled what had been meant to be his first solo album, Seventh Star . Except pressure from his record company ultimately saw the LP branded as a yet another Sabbath release , and it would go down as one of metal's most misunderstood and unfairly maligned albums.

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  17. Rock memorabila will go on display at the Corn Hall in Cirencester after Cozy Powell plaque unveilingRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

    ... with the musician. A host of famous faces will be present at the unveiling including Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, Suzi Quatro who is regarded by many as the first female bass player to become a major rock star and Bernie Marsden who has ...

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  18. Black Sabbath Might Do Another Album After TourRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | WAAF-FM Brighton

    ... , which was changed from their original name, Polka Tulk . Geezer's comments were made after fellow bandmate Tony Iommi was quoted, saying, "I've got so many riffs. I wrote a whole load of stuff for another album and we met up in L.A. but the ...

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  19. Final Black Sabbath Studio Album May Still Happen [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    While he'd previously vetoed the idea, Geezer Butler has stated that Black Sabbath may still record a final album. Tony Iommi previously stated that he was keen to make a follow-up to the band's ' 13 ' album, but that "The others - well, Geezer - didn't particularly want to do another [one] .'

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  20. Black Sabbath's iron men Ozzy and Geezer talk about final tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | TwinCities

    ... (for it) and now we just want to keep it at the top and go out at the top." Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi, Butler and drummer Bill Ward founded Black Sabbath in 1968. After dabbling in straightforward blues rock, the band turned up ...

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