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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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Black Sabbath’s Ozzy Osbourne: If Tony Iommi Dies, I’m Gonna Kill Him!

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While fan outcry grows over the recent rift between Bill Ward and the rest of his bandmates in the newly reunited Black Sabbath, guitarist Tony Iommi continues his battle against cancer -- and he can count on vocal support (in more ways than one) from Ozzy Osbourne.

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Ailing Tony Iommi Still Writing New Black Sabbath Songs, Says Geezer Butler

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Normally, a cancer diagnosis can sideline a person from work, play or otherwise. In the case of Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, the riff master is as productive as ever in the wake of the devastating news that he is battling lymphoma.

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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi ‘Overwhelmed’ by Support After Lymphoma Diagnosis

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

The metal community was rocked earlier this week by the revelation that Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi was suffering from lymphoma. His diagnosis came right in the middle of Black Sabbath's comeback trail, which includes a new album and touring. A flood of support from fans and fellow musicians followed the announcement of his illness. Now, the legendary axeman has issued his first personal statement on the matter.

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Report: Black Sabbath Nixed Coachella Gig After Tony Iommi’s Cancer Diagnosis

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Music fans going to this year's Coachella Festival were blessed yesterday with the news of Refused and At the Drive-In reuniting and claiming a spot in the lineup, but today we've all been given a punch to the gut. According to Billboard, Black Sabbath were scheduled as one of the headliners for 2012's Coachella, but have pulled out due to Tony Iommi's recent lymphoma diagnosis.

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Lamb of God’s Randy Blythe Urges Fans to Pray for Tony Iommi’s Recovery from Cancer

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Yesterday, the metal community was impacted by the sobering news that that Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has been diagnosed with the early stages of a cancer called lymphoma, which causes tumors in lymphoid cells that.

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