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  1. Tony Iommi Talks About His New Epiphone Limited-Edition Signature SG | VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Guitar Player

    Epiphone announces the new Ltd. Ed. Tony Iommi Signature SG Custom, which will be Tony's second signature guitar for Epiphone.

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  2. Tony Iommi Presents New Signature Epiphone SG Guitar, Listen To It Roar [News]Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    The Godfather of Metal, Mr. Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath , has presented a brand new signature Epiphone SG guitar, and he seems quite pleased with it. "This guitar sounds like I want it to sound on stage," he said.

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  3. Slayer's Kerry King: Today's Metal Lacks New Guitar Heroes [News]Read the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Slayer guitarist Kerry King said that today's metal scene is severely lacking new guitar heroes, dubbing the majority of modern metal axemen "boring and lethargic." He told LA Weekly : "During the decade before Slayer and decade after, there were guitar heroes - Ted Nugent , Eddie Van Halen , Randy Rhoads , Dave Murray , Glenn Tipton , Tony Iommi .

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  4. "Just Care, Man!": Outtakes From Our Interview With Slayer's Kerry KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | LA Weekly

    ... decade after, there were guitar heroes a Ted Nugent, Eddie Van Halen, Randy Rhoads, Dave Murray, Glenn Tipton, Tony Iommi. Later on, there was Yngwie Malmsteen. You had guys in the '90s like Zakk Wylde and Dimebag Darrell a people that you would ...

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  5. The 20 Greatest Rock Guitar Intros of All Time | VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Guitar Player

    ... remains a perennial guitar favorite and is arguably Black Sabbath's most definitive piece of work. Guitarist Tony Iommi 's groaning intro is downright belligerent. The bending of the low E pitch is performed by pressing down on the open string, ...

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  6. Listening to heavy metal heroes with Demon EyeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Independent Weekly

    ... a lot of that "shredding"-style guitar. [This is the opener to Sabbath's sixth album, 1975's Sabotage . One of Tony Iommi's best, its brisk riff is immediate and powerful.] ES: Whenever I do interviews with guys overseas, it seems like they all ask ...

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  7. Goatsnake: Black Age Blues [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... the album is Stahl's voice and occasional harmonica parts; the guitar borrows a blues influence by sounding like Tony Iommi, who is inherently bluesy. The chord progressions and notes themselves sound like traditional doom/sludge metal with a speedy ...

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  8. Tony Iommi Discusses Writing Black Sabbath's 'Fairies Wear Boots' - VideoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Guitar World

    Black Sabbath's 1970 album Paranoid is the subject of an upcoming documentary on the British TV channel Sky Arts. The episode airs 8:20 p.m. June 27. In this brief preview, Ozzy Osbourne talks about his innate sense for the band's music, and Tony Iommi talks about the making of the classic album track "Fairies Wear Boots."

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  9. Tony Iommi Talks About Writing Black Sabbath's "Fairies Wear Boots" | VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | Guitar Player

    ... June 27, at 8:20. In this brief preview, Ozzy Osbourne talks about his innate sense for the band's music, and Tony Iommi talks about the making of the classic album track "Fairies Wear Boots." "It was like a long instrumental part at the beginning, ...

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  10. Ozzy Osbourne, Florence + the Machine and Zac Brown Band to Headline Voodoo Fest 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | WWWM-FM Toledo

    ... Bill Ward has forced to cancel several spring shows, although some canellations were brought about because of Tony Iommi's health problems. Mexico's Ozzfiesta was also brought to a halt when Osbourne underwent an undisclosed surgery that called for ...

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  11. Ozzy Osbourne Recruits Slash and Tom Morello for Voodoo Music + Arts ShowRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Guitar World

    ... to keep going," he said. "I'd desperately want to keep going before I kick the bucket." Added Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, "It'd be lovely to do a last tour. It'd be really nice to do that." In other Sabbath news, the group's first eight albums are ...

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  12. Slash and Tom Morello Will Join Ozzy Osbourne for Voodoo Music + Arts ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Guitar Player

    ... to keep going," he said. "I'd desperately want to keep going before I kick the bucket." Added Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, "It'd be lovely to do a last tour. It'd be really nice to do that." In other Sabbath news, the group's first eight albums are ...

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  13. Ozzy Osbourne forms supergroup with Slash and Tom Morello for live performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | NME

    ... 'd love to keep going, I'd desperately want to keep going before I kick the bucket". Butler's bandmate, guitarist Tony Iommi added: "It'd be lovely to do a last tour, it'd be really nice to do that".

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  14. Ozzy Osbourne, Florence and the Machine to Headline Voodoo Fest 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | RollingStone

    ... of a feud with his Black Sabbath bandmate Bill Ward . The band canceled several gigs this spring, some due to Tony Iommi's health issues. Osbourne also had to cancel May's Ozzfiesta in Mexico following an unspecified surgery that required four weeks ...

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  15. R.I.P., Christopher Lee, actor and heavy metal heroRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... a "Spirit of Metal" award at the 2010 Metal Hammer Golden Gods award ceremony (presented by no less a figure than Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath ). Judas Priest guitarist Richie Faulkner, a fellow legend of British metal, told the site Loudwire that ...

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  16. Tony Iommi remixing Black Sabbath album for 20th anniversary releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WWWV-FM Charlottesville

    Black Sabbath rocker Tony Iommi is revisiting the band's 1995 album "Forbidden" because he was never happy with the project. The guitarist is planning to remix the album, the group's 18th studio release, as the 20th anniversary of the project looms this year.

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  17. Tony Iommi Planning To Remix Black Sabbath Album For 20th Anniversary ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | ContactMusic.com

    The guitarist is planning to remix the album, the group's 18th studio release, as the 20th anniversary of the project looms this year (15). He says, "I really like the album but I was never happy with the overall sound so I'm going to remix it before it comes out again."

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  18. Tony Iommi Promises Remix Of Controversial Black Sabbath Album [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... that his era of the band has been consigned to the history books. All the might be set to change, however, with Tony Iommi having revealed that he is planning to remix the band's final album with Martin, 1995's " Forbidden ." Arguably the most ...

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  19. Tony Iommi Plans to Revisit Black Sabbath's 'Forbidden' Album Mix for 20th AnniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WWBN-FM Burton

    Updated editions of classic albums are all the rage, but some have a more personal touch than others. According to Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi , he plans to get hands on with a 20th anniversary reissue of the band's Forbidden album.

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  20. Bonnaroo 2015 Friday recap: Unusual acts make big impressionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Examiner.com

    ... diction. Of course, any Black Sabbath fan knows the driving force behind the band's hits is the guitar work of Tony Iommi. Here, Martinez gets his chance to shine, shredding his guitar non-stop, realizing no one will ever get Iommi's exact tone but ...

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