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  1. Ian Gillan joined Black Sabbath after a night at legendary pub:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Something Else! Reviews

    The memorable intersection of Ian Gillan and Black Sabbath didn't start at some high-level strategy meeting featuring label execs and stalwart member Tony Iommi. Instead, it all began with a bender at the Bear Inn, one of Oxford's oldest bars .

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  2. Meet the Artists Who Refused Their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame InductionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KLZZ-FM Saint Cloud

    ... respect to Sabbath joining the hall of fame, appearing at the 2006 ceremony with his Black Sabbath band mates Tony Iommi , Bill Ward and Geezer Butler. Compared to those two letters, Rose's screed was actually very measured and polite. He explained ...

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  3. News Slayer split from Rick Rubin First album without Jeff Hanneman...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2014 | Metal Hammer

    ... the producer of ruining an abandoned CSN album and Slipknot's Corey Taylor said he'd never work with him again. Tony Iommi spoke highly of the production on acclaimed Black Sabbath comeback album 13 but said of Rubin: "What a strange guy!" On the ...

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  4. Live Tonight: Black Sabbath Tribute Night, Sera CahooneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Seattle Weekly

    Who better to honor the pioneering metal sounds of Geezer Butler, Tony Iommi, and Ozzy Osbourne than an all-star lineup of local, heavy, Sabbath-worshipping acts? At , Symptoms of the Universe , Fox and the Law, Black Whales, Grenades, The Mothership, and Bigfoot Wallace & His Wicked Sons will all perform the music of the famous, and infamous, trio. With everything from psych-rock to blues-rock well represented here, expect Black Sabbath's metal spirit to take many shapes at this show.

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  5. 12 Days of Holiday Deals from Guitar World: Day 6 - Get Guitar...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Guitar World

    ... to the iconic, historic, and often priceless instruments employed by the likes of Eddie Van Halen, Billy Gibbons, Tony Iommi, Ace Frehley, Peter Frampton, John Lennon - and many other artists who changed not only the face of music, but of popular ...

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  6. Tom Jones and Black Sabbath may make concept album togetherRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2014 | Edinburgh-festivals.com

    Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi says the band may make a concept album with Tom Jones - about a monster attacking a Welsh mining village. The original idea was floated more than 25 years ago in a spoof magazine piece.

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  7. NBC's WTF spectacle of the year. Was it all that bad?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Creative Loafing Tampa

    ... seemed to forget his lines. Appearance-wise, he looked like Gene Simmons after a NutriSystem diet or a haggard Tony Iommi in a VH1 Behind the Music special. That all said, we loved him for doing the best Walken ever, as Josh Gad said on ...

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  8. Wednesday Question: Dimebag Darrell's Greatest Riff [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... crazy riff of the 1st song on the 1st album!! The main riff of Pantera's "Imortally Insane", straight from the "Tony Iommi School of slow, but heavy as f**k riffs". I had this song on the car with a friend who had never heard it before, he described ...

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  9. Singer Raymond Froggatt hit by 20,000 equipment theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | IcSuttoncoldfield

    ... despite thieves stealing music equipment from the vehicle on Sunday night. Childhood friends of Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi, 'Froggie' has been a stalwart of the British music industry for the last fifty years, having written for the likes of Sirs ...

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  10. Francis given Walk of Stars accoladeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Newsday

    ... players John McGovern, John Robertson and Martin O'Neill and musicians already awarded a Broad Street star Tony Iommi and Bev Bevan. "I had 10 years as a player and then I came back... and had five-and-a-half years as a manager and I've continued to ...

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  11. John McLaughlin and The 4th Dimension at The Royal Festival HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | All About Jazz

    ... and prog rock. Industrial riffs on songs like "Laughing John" and "The New Judas" that would make Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi blush morphed into intricate, high-velocity interplay reminiscent at times of Rush. Thomassen's fluid, soaring ...

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  12. Moonbase plays Criminal Records SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... in rhythm and meter. "Smoke" and "Stormfield" play out like sunbaked party anthems that worship at the altar of Tony Iommi rather than the Wilson brothers. Elsewhere, tracks such as "New Wounds" and "Caves of Steel" highlight the virtuosic guitar ...

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  13. Punk Rock Guitar Hero James Williamson Of The Stooges Revisits Lost...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | VH1

    ... echoed down through the ages in the music of the Ramones , Black Flag , and all their cantankerous progeny. Like Tony Iommi in heavy metal , his actual sound is as important as what he played, an aggressive, high-end, overdriven roar, with little ...

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  14. Black Sabbath is the greatest metal band of all time, says Metal Sucks pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Brooklynvegan

    ... to The Beatles and Deep Purple to Steppenwolf, but it took a perfect storm of Birmingham's working class gloom, Tony Iommi's mangled fingers, inner demons both real and imagined, and the nascent menace of Thatcherism waiting in the wings to first ...

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  15. Maya: Flying V [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... s, they are truly superb guitars. But Maya comes dangerously close. Maya Flying V can sound like Angus Young's or Tony Iommi 's SG when treated properly, but it is a featherweight guitar compared to Gibsons, which are sometimes too heavy for my

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  16. The Nation's Favourite Queen Song on ITV tonight with top 20...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | This Is Scunthorpe

    ... as contributions from celebrity fans and Queen friends including Katy Perry, Tony Hadley, Mel C, Noddy Holder and Tony Iommi from Black Sabbath.

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  17. Guitar Beginners, Here's Why You Should Get Into Hank Marvin [Columns]Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... right-hand techniques usually go along with them, all the while practicing riffs from iconic players such as Tony Iommi , Billy Gibbons , Eric Clapton or Kurt Cobain . Now and then, besides the exercises I wanted him to practice, I also gave him ...

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  18. UG Showdown, Round 1: Daron Malakian Vs. Jerry Cantrell [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    The last pair of UG Showdown saw Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath convincingly triumphing over Jeff Beck , meaning that the very first second round pair of out tournament will feature a clash between Jimi Hendrix and Mr. Metal. However, we have quite a few first round pairs to resolve first.

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  19. Scott Ian Recalls Meeting Tony Iommi For The First Time [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Scott Ian says he has no problems with excitable fans who meet him in the street - because he remembers being exactly the same before Anthrax hit the big time. In a new clip from the guitarist's " Scott Ian Swearing Words Live in Glasgow " DVD, he says he could barely control himself the first time be met Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi - and so he understands fans who lose their mind when they meet him.

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  20. Exclusive: Watch a Clip From Scott Ian's '...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Billboard

    ... the crazy excitement he feels when he meets one of his personal idols, like Lemmy or Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi . "Any of the guys that are my heroes from bands that I grew up with, even though I know a lot of these guys now and I can ...

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