Tony Iommi

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    Top 10 Creepiest Black Sabbath Songs

    When it comes to the history of head-banging heavy metal, there is no doubt that it was created by the one and only Black Sabbath. Formed in 1968 initially as a blues band, in Birmingham, England, guitarist Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer Butler, singer Ozzy Osbourne and drummer Bill Ward invented metal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    Revolver Golden Gods Awards - Club Nokia - May 2, 2013

    Golden Gods Awards Club Nokia May 2, 2013 The Fifth annual Revolver Golden Gods Awards show celebrating the heavy metal and hard rock community had some unplanned extra heaviness with the untimely passing of legendary Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman. At the opening of this star filled extravaganza, h ... More >>

  • Music

    February 7, 2013

    Om Drone Metal Riffs on Religion

    The San Francisco band are built on pantheism and powerful distorition

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Hank III - The Observatory - 8/21/12

    See Also:*Hank II Doesn't Aim to Be Legendary, Just Original*Brandi Carlile Explains Why She Had to Record Her New Album in the Middle of the Woods*Iris DeMent: Ass-Kicking, Outlaw Country Singer Talks Growing Up in OCHank IIIThe Observatory8/21/12 God only knows what getting stung in the balls by a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Black Sabbath and Other Bands That Almost Played Coachella

    ​To cap off Coachella week, we here at Heard Mentality were bummed to find out that Black Sabbath were reportedly slated to headline one of the nights, but due to Tony Iommi's battle with lymphoma (get better Tony!), the band had to pull out from what would a great kickoff to the band's 2012 tour. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    A Brief History of Great Guitarists with Less Digits

    Django Reinhardt​This Friday and Saturday evening at Segerstrom Hall, guitarist Dorado Schmitt will present an evening dedicated to Django Reinhardt.

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2008

    Om, Lichens, Echoplex, January 20, 2008

    Lichens (Chicago guitarist/vocalist Robert Lowe) has balls. Before a crowd of metal heads who wanted to rock the fuck out on cochlea-threatening volume and controlled bombast, he began his set with field recordings of birdsong, while seated off to the left side of the stage. You could sense he was s ... More >>

  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    For Those About to Schlock . . .

    KNAC/DC supply the metal, you shout at the devil

  • Music

    July 19, 2007

    Dio Vs. Ozzy Vs. . . . Lordi Cola?

    Ozzfest is free this year, but there's still doom for improvement

  • Music

    March 15, 2007

    Locals Only

    Fu Manchu as loud and proud as ever

  • Features

    October 30, 2003

    Killing Them Loudly

    When Tributes Attack

  • Music

    December 14, 2000

    Beating Off

    Ron D Cores techno-metal-porn obsession