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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi + Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan to Release ‘WhoCares’ 2-CD Collection

Tony Iommi / Ian Gillan
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For those of you who are fans of Black Sabbath's Ian Gillan years, we've got some great news to report. Sabbath guitar master Tony Iommi and Deep Purple vocalist Ian Gillan have teamed up once again for the release of a 2-CD collection under the moniker of WhoCares. The compilation will contain the two 2011 singles the duo released for charity, 'Out of My Mind' and 'Holy Water,' under the WhoCares band name, along with rarities from the careers of both musicians.

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Ronnie James Dio Cancer Fund to Hold Halloween Benefit Honoring Tony Iommi

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In memory of legendary metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio, a second annual awards and concert gala to benefit his 'Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund' has been scehduled to be thrown on Halloween night. This year's King of Rock 'n' Roll Award will go to Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, who recently announced he was battling lymphoma.

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Tony Iommi, August 2009

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Legendary Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi joined forces with fellow Black Sabbath bandmate and bassist Geezer Butler, the late great Ronnie James Dio on vocals and Vinny Appice on drums to form the group Heaven & Hell.

Heaven & Hell last toured in the States in 2009, b

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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Discusses Writing While Undergoing Chemotherapy

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Black Sabbath have always been able to tap into the dark side, but we wonder exactly how the music will sound that was written while guitarist Tony Iommi was going through chemotherapy sessions for lymphoma treatment. The guitarist recently finished his treatments, but says that the physically draining sessions didn't deter him creatively.

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Testament Guitarist Recalls Sharing ‘Sweet Leaf’ with Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi + Geezer Butler

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We all love the classic Black Sabbath cut 'Sweet Leaf' from their 1971 album, 'Master of Reality,' but Testament guitarist Eric Peterson has an entirely different, more in-depth connection with the song -- and understandably so, as the guitarist recently reminisced about sharing some 'Sweet Leaf' with Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler.

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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi ‘Extremely Nervous’ Before Birmingham Gig

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Tony Iommi has gone through plenty over this past year, but it was all smiles after Black Sabbath's performance this past Saturday in Birmingham, England.

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Axl Rose, Tony Iommi, James Hetfield + More Featured in ‘Classic Rock Avengers’ Poll

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'The Avengers' set a record for the biggest opening weekend ever, raking in over $200 million. That shattered the old mark by 2010's 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2' by almost $40 million. The movie features a collection of superheroes such as Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America, Thor and others.

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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi + Deep Purple’s Ian Gillan to Release WhoCares Album

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It was one of the most welcome surprises of 2011, and now comes word that the collaborative effort WhoCares featuring Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi and Deep Purple's Ian Gillan will be more than just a one-off charity single project.

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Black Sabbath Guitarist Tony Iommi Offers Update on His Current Health

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Legendary Black Sabbath guitarist and hero to many, Tony Iommi, has just released an update on his current condition. As many of you already know, Iommi was diagnosed with lymphoma shortly after the announcement that the original Black Sabbath members were to write a new album and embark on a world tour.

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Black Sabbath Guitarist Tony Iommi Turns 64

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

Today (Feb. 19) marks the 64th birthday of legendary Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, hailed by many as the godfather of heavy metal music.

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