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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Pays Tribute to Alvin Lee

Tony Iommi and Alvin Lee
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The unexpected death of Ten Years After's Alvin Lee left many of his peers offering tributes, condolences, and memories -- including Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi, who recently spoke about the way Lee helped Sabbath get a leg up during its early years.

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Tony Iommi-Penned Song Will Represent Armenia at 2013 Eurovision Song Contest

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A song called 'Lonely Planet' will represent the hopes of Armenians at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest. Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi wrote the ballad, to be performed by Dorians when the annual contest begins on May 14 in Sweden.

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Queen’s Brian May, Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Working on ‘Riffs’ Album

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Few bands would turn down having Tony Iommi backing them up, and soon more bands will get the chance. The Black Sabbath guitarist has a treasure trove of riffs laying around, unused, in his studio. Queen's Brian May has inspired Iommi to put them to good use.

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Metallica, Tony Iommi, Rob Zombie to Recieve High Honors at 2013 Golden Gods Awards

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Motorhead, Rush and Aerosmith are amongst the nominees in 11 just-announced categories for the fifth annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards Show, but the highest honors will go to Metallica and Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, in addition to Rob Zombie. Metallica will also play at the show's live concert on May 2 at Club Nokia in Los Angeles.

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It’s Tony Iommi’s Mustache

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Fairies may wear boots, but if you're a rocker as badass as Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi you can wear whatever mustache you like and be confident in it.

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Tony Iommi to Detail Lymphoma Battle in Paperback Release of ‘Iron Man’ Memoir

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One year ago Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath released his memoir, 'Iron Man: My Journey Through Heaven and Hell With Black Sabbath.' The hard cover book came just before his lymphoma diagnosis, leaving the full story untold. That will change this fall when Iommi releases the paperback version.

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Tony Iommi Says ‘No’ to Bill Ward’s Return To Black Sabbath

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The reunion of Black Sabbath this year has taken place without original drummer Bill Ward, who is not participating due to a contract dispute. Throughout the ordeal, we have seen Ward say that he would love to play with them again, and Ozzy Osbourne state that his old friend is welcome. So, we've been asking, what's been stopping them from working out a deal?

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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Recalls Reckless Driving Episodes With John Bonham

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As the music world reflects on late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham on the anniversary of his death, Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has chimed in with anecdotes about his friend's reckless driving episodes.

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Former Black Sabbath Singer Tony Martin Says He’s Surprised by Tony Iommi Criticisms

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Tony Martin/Facebook

In a recent interview with Uber Rock, one time Black Sabbath singer Tony Martin expressed surprise at some comments put forth by Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi in his recent autobiography, 'Iron Man,'  about Martin calling him "unprofessional" and having "no stage presence."

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Tony Iommi to be Honored at Ronnie James Dio Fund Benefit

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Hollywood's Avalon Theater will be the venue for the 2nd annual Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund Awards Gala. The event will take place on October 31, 2012, and will be hosted by Eddie Trunk.

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