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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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Tony Iommi’s Lymphoma Battle: Anthrax, Slash + More Offer Well Wishes

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With the sudden news this morning that Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi is battling lymphoma, several of his rock peers have already taken to Twitter to offer the heavy metal legend their best wishes. Rock acts such as Anthra

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Black Sabbath Guitarist Tony Iommi Diagnosed With Lymphoma

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Tough news to report, as Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has been diagnosed with lymphoma, which is a cancer that forms in the lymph nodes. The good news is that it's been caught in the early stages and the guitar deity is currently in discussions with his doctors to determine the best course of treatment to fight the disease.

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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi is Looking Forward to 2012

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

2011 proved to be a magical year with the original Black Sabbath lineup officially announcing their reunion on Nov. 11, but it's 2012 that Tony Iommi is most looking forward to.

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Tony Iommi on Setting Bill Ward on Fire and Ozzy Osbourne Dismembering a Shark

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Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

With the recent release of his new book, ‘Iron Man: My Journey through Heaven and Hell with Black Sabbath,’ guitarist Tony Iommi has been making the rounds, and recently shared some classic tales of Black Sabbath debauchery with the New York Post.

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Tony Iommi Recalls Jamming With Led Zeppelin, Talks Possible Black Sabbath Reunion

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Did you hear the one about Led Zeppelin jamming with Black Sabbath? A new interview with Sabbath guitarist on RollingStone.com reveals that the jam was more than an urban legend.

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