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  1. Award nomination for Perry Barr pensioner who fought off thug in his own homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | IcWalsall

    ... a 'who's who' of Midland VIPs from rock and pop, showbiz and sport. From music come Black Sabbath guitar hero Tony Iommi, pop wizard Roy Wood, Slade legend Noddy Holder and Hollyoaks singer-songwriter Abi Phillips. Film and TV are represented by ...

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  2. Tony Iommi Enters Glass Box for Cancer AwarenessRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | WAAF-FM Brighton

    No, he's not trying a David Blaine -style public stunt. Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi appeared at the Bullring Shopping Centre in Birminham, England in an isolation box to raise awareness to cancer patients in the UK.

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  3. Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi stands in glass box for cancer awareness campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | NME

    Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has taken part in a cancer awareness campaign. Iommi was diagnosed with lymphoma in early 2012, undergoing successful treatment for the illness in January 2013.

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  4. Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Locked In Glass Box To Raise Cancer Awareness [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi made an appearance at Birmingham, England's Bullring Shopping Centre yesterday to bring awareness to Macmillan Cancer Support's " Not Alone " Isolation Box. The experiential box, which allows people to see in but stops the person inside from seeing out is designed to highlight the plight of lonely cancer patients in the UK.

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  5. Tony Iommi Steps Into Glass Box To Raise Awareness About The Loneliness Of CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | ContactMusic.com

    The rocker stepped into MACmillan Cancer Support's 'Not Alone' Isolation Box in a bid to highlight the plight of lonely cancer patients in the U.K. The box allows passers by to see in but leaves the person inside blind to the outside world, evoking feelings of loneliness and isolation some cancer patients experience after their diagnosis. He tells the BBC, "I was absolutely devastated.

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  6. Black Sabbath star in glass box stuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Newsday

    Heavy metal legend Tony Iommi has been shut inside a glass chamber in Birmingham to highlight the loneliness felt by people diagnosed with cancer. The Black Sabbath guitarist - diagnosed with cancer in 2012 - spent a few minutes inside the "isolation box" much to the delight of nearby shoppers.

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  7. Black Sabbath legend Tony Iommi tells how new album helped him beat cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | IcTamworth

    Heavy Metal legend Tony Iommi has told how his Black Sabbath bandmates helped him through the dark days when diagnosed with cancer. Tony, diagnosed with Non-Hogkin's Lymphoma in January, 2012, spoke of the times he thought he'd "had it" during a Bull Ring Macmillan Cancer support initiative staged today.

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  8. Bill Ward backtracks on Black Sabbath commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Music-News.com

    Bill Ward is placing the blame on the media over his comment that Black Sabbath's album 13 was a "piece of shit". Ward was left out of the current reunion of Sabbath after he couldn't come to an agreement with the band.

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  9. Black Sabbath may be Working on their Final AlbumRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WAAF-FM Brighton

    Ozzy Osbourne 's guitarist Gus G believes that Black Sabbath may be close to starting the work on their final album. The band has already announced that they planned on making one more album before retiring, but many remain skeptical whether or not former drummer Bill Ward will reunite with his former bandmates Ozzy, Tony Iommi , and Geezer Butler for their supposed last album.

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  10. Gus G: Black Sabbath Set to Record Final AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | WWBN-FM Burton

    Back in April, Black Sabbath announced plans to record one more album and to embark on a final tour before calling it quits. Now comes word that the band is preparing to record their final effort, but there are still questions regarding whether drummer Bill Ward will be a part of project with Ozzy Osbourne , Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler .

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  11. Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has blamed Sharon Osbourne for ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | TheIndyChannel

    The British rocker dropped out of a full reunion of the band's original line-up alongside Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler, and Tony Iommi in 2012, saying he wanted a "signable contract" that "reflects some dignity and respect toward me as an original member of the band". As a result Ward was not involved when the group released its latest album 13 in 2013, and he has engaged in an increasingly bitter war of words with frontman Osbourne ever since.

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  12. Drummer Bill Ward calls Black Sabbath comeback album 'a pile of s---'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | The London Free Press

    ... band's reunion after failing to agree with management over contract issues and Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler and Tony Iommi went ahead and recorded a comeback album and toured without him. He has since clashed with Ozzy over public comments the ...

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  13. Bill Ward Slams Black Sabbath Comeback AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | ContactMusic.com

    Ward sat out of the band's reunion after failing to agree with management over contract issues and Ozzy Osbourne , Geezer Butler and Tony Iommi went ahead and recorded a comeback album and toured without him. He has since clashed with Ozzy over public comments the singer made about his former bandmate's health and abilities - and insists he'll only consider a return to the band if the frontman apologises, and a new contract is worked out.

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  14. Bill Ward: 'Sharon Osbourne Dislikes Me And Has Done For A Long Time' [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... those statements are incorrect." In the interview, Ward also spoke about his recent reunion with Sabbath members Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler at this year's Ivor Novello awards, as well as what it would take for him to rejoin the band: "Yes, I saw ...

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  15. Rob Trujillo: 'Metallica Arrangements Are More In Tune With Jazz Than Rock' [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    In a new interview, Metallica 's Rob Trujillo has spoken about the relationship between jazz and metal. Talking to Germany's Gitarre Und Bass , he noted the seldom-discussed influence of jazz musicians on metal pioneers by Black Sabbath : " Tony Iommi [Black Sabbath] was really influenced by Barney Kessel , who was an incredible jazz guitarist, and loved jazz music.

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  16. Celebrating Dimebag's Birthday: These Are 13 Of His All-Time Favorite Songs [News]Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Late great Pantera guitar master Dimebag Darrell would have been 49 today, and to mark the occasion, we're bringing you a lucky set of 13 of his all-time favorite songs. So these songs were personally chosen by Dime in a '93 issue of Guitar World .

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  17. Brave teenager Chloe McGann up for Pride of Birmingham award after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | IcLichfield

    ... historic Town Hall on October 2, when ten awards will be presented. From music come Black Sabbath guitar hero Tony Iommi, pop wizard Roy Wood, Slade singer Noddy Holder and Hollyoaks singer-songwriter Abi Phillips. Film and TV are also represented ...

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  18. Bill Ward a still opena to Black Sabbath comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | KAZR-FM Des Moines

    BILL WARD: Former Black Sabath drummer receives the 'Lifetime Achievement' at the 60th Ivor Novello Awards at the Grosvenor House in London on Thursday, May 21. Black Sabbath's former drummer Bill Ward has reopened negotiations to rejoin the band for its final album and tour - if he gets a public apology from frontman Ozzy Osbourne for all the things he has said about his old bandmate. Ward also wants a "signable contract" before he will agree to hit the road or the studio with Ozzy, Geezer Butler and Tony Iommi in 2016.

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  19. Bill Ward: 'I'm Still Open To A Black Sabbath Comeback If ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | WENN Blog

    Black Sabbath's former drummer Bill Ward has reopened negotiations to rejoin the band for its final album and tour - if he gets a public apology from frontman Ozzy Osbourne for all the things he has said about his old bandmate. Ward also wants a "signable contract" before he will agree to hit the road or the studio with Ozzy, Geezer Butler and Tony Iommi in 2016.

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  20. Latest Gear from Epiphone: Guitars, Basses and Amps - 2016 Guitar World Buyer's GuideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Guitar World

    ... glass icon to take a closer look at each image. Also be sure to watch a new video of Black Sabbath legend Tony Iommi demoing and discussig his brand-new Epiphone Limited Edition Tony Iommi Signature SG below. The Ltd. Ed. Tony Iommi Signature SG ...

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