On November 3, legendary BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi was interviewed by Hawaii Public Radio‘s Dave Lawrence, host of “All Things Considered” at WNYC-FM in New York City. You can now watch the chat in five parts below.
The original lineup of the legendary heavy metal band BLACK SABBATH announced on Friday (November 11) that it was reuniting for its first new album in 33 years and a 2012 world tour.
Singer Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward revealed during a press conference at legendary Sunset Strip club Whisky a Go Go they were working on new material for the album which will be made available Vertigo/Universal Republic in the U.S. and Vertigo in all other territories. There is no title as yet but it will be produced by Rick Rubin, who has previously worked with METALLICA, SLIPKNOT, SLAYER and SYSTEM OF A DOWN, among many others. The band hopes to begin recording the CD in January for a fall 2012 release. A world tour will follow, including an appearance at the U.K.’s Download festival on June 10, 2012.
Iommi last week completed a book-signing tour for his memoir, “Iron Man: My Journey Through Heaven And Hell With Black Sabbath”, which was released in the United States on November 1 in hardback by Perseus Books/DeCapo Press.