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Tony Iommi

Tony Iommi

Real/full name:
Anthony Frank Iommi
Age:
66 (born Feb 19th, 1948)
Place of origin:
United Kingdom (Birmingham, England)
Gender:
Male

Biography

The founding guitarist of Black Sabbath and the only member to feature in every line-up of the band, Tony Iommi is considered one of the most influential guitarists in the history of heavy metal.

An industrial accident at the age of 17 severed the tips of Iommi's middle and ring fingers on his right hand. He has since played with thimbles over the stubs of the injured fingers to extend his ...

Trivia

Left-handed.

Married to ex-Drain singer Maria Sjöholm since 1999.

Published his autobiography "Iron Man: My Journey through Heaven and Hell with Black Sabbath" in 2011.

He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Arts on November 19th, 2013.

Belch

Guitars (2000-present)

Black Sabbath

Guitars (1969-2006, 2011-present)

1969 The Rebel (Demo) Guitars
1969 Evil Woman (Demo) Guitars
1970 The Wizard (Single) Guitars
1970 Evil Woman (Single) Guitars
1970 Black Sabbath Guitars
1970 Paranoid (Single) Guitars
1970 Paranoid Guitars
1971 Paranoid EP (EP) Guitars
1971 Sweet Leaf (Single) Guitars
1971 Children of the Grave (Single) Guitars
1971 Master of Reality Guitars, Synthesizer (track 2), Flute (track 7), Songwriting (tracks 1-9), Piano (track 7)
1971 Iron Man (Single) Guitars
1972 Wicked World (Single) Guitars
1972 Paranoid '72 (Single) Guitars
1972 Tomorrow's Dream (Single) Guitars
1972 Snowblind (EP) Guitars
1972 Black Sabbath Vol. 4 Guitars, Piano, Mellotron
1973 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath / Changes (Single) Guitars, Piano, Mellotron
1973 Changes (Single) Guitars
1973 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath / Looking for Today / Sabbra Cadabra (EP) Guitars
1973 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath Guitars
1975 Am I Going Insane / Hole in the Sky (Single) Guitars
1975 Sabotage Guitars
1976 Back Street Kids (Single) Guitars
1976 Gypsy (Single) Guitars
1976 It's Alright (Single) Guitars
1976 Technical Ecstasy Guitars
1977 Paranoid / Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (Single) Guitars
1978 Never Say Die (Single) Guitars
1978 Hard Road (Single) Guitars
1978 Never Say Die! Guitars, Vocals (backing) (track 4)
1980 Lady Evil / Children of the Sea (Single) Guitars
1980 Black and Blue (Split video) Guitars
1980 Heaven and Hell Guitars
1980 Live at Last (Live album) Guitars
1980 Neon Knights / Children of the Sea (Live) (Single) Guitars
1980 Die Young (Single) Guitars
1981 Mob Rules Guitars
1981 Mob Rules (Single) Guitars
1982 Turn Up the Night (Single) Guitars
1982 Live Evil (Live album) Guitars
1983 Trashed (Single) Guitars
1983 Born Again Guitars, Flute
1986 No Stranger to Love (Single) Guitars
1986 RSVP Music Videos: Heavy Metal (Split video) Guitars
1986 Seventh Star Guitars
1987 The Shining (Single) Guitars
1987 The Eternal Idol Guitars
1989 Headless Cross (Single) Guitars
1989 Black Moon (Single) Guitars
1989 Devil and Daughter (Single) Guitars
1989 Call of the Wild (Single) Guitars
1989 Smoke on the Water (Split) Guitars
1989 Headless Cross Guitars
1990 Feels Good to Me (Single) Guitars
1990 Tyr Guitars
1991 The Black Sabbath Story Volume I: 1970-1978 (Video) Guitars
1991 The Ultimate in Heavy Metal (Split) Guitars
1991 The Ozzy Osbourne Years (Compilation) Guitars
1992 The Black Sabbath Story Volume II: 1978-1992 (Video) Guitars
1992 Kerrang! Four-Play (Split) Guitars
1992 Tony Iommi - The Guitar That Drives Black Sabbath (Split video) Guitars
1992 TV Crimes (Single) Guitars
1992 Dehumanizer Guitars
1992 Master of Insanity (Single) Guitars
1994 Never Say Die (Video) Guitars
1994 Cross Purposes Guitars
1995 Get a Grip (Single) Guitars
1995 Cross Purposes Live (Video/VHS (legacy)) Guitars
1995 Forbidden Guitars
1998 Reunion (Live album) Guitars
1998 Psycho Man (Single) Guitars
1999 The Last Supper (Video) Guitars
1999 Black Mass (EP) Guitars
2002 Inside Black Sabbath - A Masterclass with Tony Iommi (Split video) Guitars
2002 Past Lives (Live album) Guitars
2002 The Black Sabbath Story Volume Two (Video) Guitars
2002 The Black Sabbath Story Volume One (Video) Guitars
2007 The Devil Cried (Single) Guitars
2007 Live at Hammersmith Odeon (Live album) Guitars
2010 Classic Albums: Paranoid (Video) Guitars
2010 Frantic / Paranoid (Split) Guitars
2013 God Is Dead? (Single) Guitars
2013 13 Guitars
2013 Live... Gathered in Their Masses (Video) Guitars
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Iommi

Guitars (1996-present)

2000 Time Is Mine / Goodbye Lament (Single) Guitar
2000 Iommi Arrangements, Guitars
2004 The 1996 DEP Sessions Guitars
2005 Fused Guitars, Songwriting

WhoCares

Guitars (2011-?)

2011 Out of My Mind (Single) Guitars

Heaven and Hell

Guitars (2006-2010)

2007 Live from Radio City Music Hall (Live album) Guitars
2007 Live from Radio City Music Hall (Video) Guitars
2009 Bible Black (Single) Guitars
2009 The Devil You Know Guitars
2009 Eating the Cannibals (Single) Guitars
2009 Follow the Tears (Single) Guitars
2010 Neon Nights: 30 Years of Heaven & Hell (Live album) Guitars
2010 Neon Nights: 30 Years of Heaven & Hell (Video) Guitars

Jethro Tull

Guitars (1969)

Mythology

Guitars (1968-?)

The Rest

Guitars (1966-1967)

The Rockin' Chevrolets

Guitars (1964-1965)

Velvett Fogg

Guitars (1968)

Cathedral

1995 The Carnival Bizarre Guitars (on "Utopian Blaster")

Diamond Head

1993 Death and Progress Guitars (on "Starcrossed")

Drain

1999 Freaks of Nature Guitars (lead) (on "Black")

Girlschool

2008 Legacy Guitars (lead) (Track 13)

Ozzy Osbourne

1993 Live & Loud (Live album) Guitar (on "Black Sabbath")
1993 Live & Loud (Video) Guitars (on "Black Sabbath")

Rock Aid Armenia

1990 Smoke on the Water (Split) Guitars

Black Sabbath

1976 Technical Ecstasy Mixing, Mastering
1982 Live Evil (Live album) Producer
1989 Headless Cross (Single) Producer
1989 Black Moon (Single) Producer
1989 Devil and Daughter (Single) Producer
1989 Call of the Wild (Single) Producer
1989 Headless Cross Producer
1990 Feels Good to Me (Single) Producer
1990 Tyr Producer
2007 The Dio Years (Compilation) Producer
2012 The Vinyl Collection: 1970-1978 (Boxed set) Mixing
(show all)

Heaven and Hell

2009 Bible Black (Single) Producer
2009 The Devil You Know Producer
2009 Eating the Cannibals (Single) Producer
2009 Follow the Tears (Single) Producer

Iommi

2004 The 1996 DEP Sessions Producer
2005 Fused Producer (additional)

Quartz

1977 Quartz Producer
1977 Street Fighting Lady (Single) Producer
1977 Sugar Rain (Single) Producer

WhoCares

2011 Out of My Mind (Single) Producer, Mixing
2012 WhoCares - Ian Gillan, Tony Iommi & Friends: The Compilation (Compilation) Liner notes
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