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Tony Iommi

Tony Iommi

Real/full name:
Anthony Frank Iommi
74 (born Feb 19th, 1948)
Place of birth:
United Kingdom (Birmingham, West Midlands, England)


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 ...



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, for "outstanding contribution to global music", by the University of Coventry, UK.

As of May 2014, he was appointed to the role of Visiting Professor of ...


Guitars (1996-2006, 2021-present)

2000 Time Is Mine / Goodbye Lament (Single) Guitars
2000 Iommi Guitars, Arrangements
2004 The 1996 DEP Sessions Guitars, Songwriting
2005 Fused Guitars, Songwriting
2021 Scent of Dark (Single) Guitars, Songwriting


Guitars (2000-?)

Black Sabbath

Guitars (1969-2006, 2011-2017)

1970 Evil Woman (Single) Guitars
1970 The Wizard (Single) Guitars
1970 Black Sabbath Guitars, Songwriting (tracks 1-4, 6)
1970 Paranoid (Single) Guitars
1970 Paranoid / Rat Salad / Wight Is Wight (Split) Guitars
1970 Club-Sonderauflage (Compilation) Guitars
1970 Paranoid Songwriting, Flute (track 3), Guitars
1971 Paranoid (EP) Guitars
1971 The Best Of (Compilation) Guitars
1971 Sweet Leaf (Single) Guitars
1971 Children of the Grave (Single) Guitars
1971 Master of Reality Keyboards (track 2), Guitars, Songwriting (tracks 1-9), Piano (track 7), Flute (track 7), Guitars (acoustic) (track 5)
1971 Iron Man (Single) Guitars
1972 Tomorrow's Dream (Single) Guitars
1972 Wicked World (Single) Guitars
1972 Paranoid '72 (Single) Guitars
1972 Snowblind (EP) Guitars
1972 Attention! Black Sabbath (Compilation) Guitars
1972 Black Sabbath Vol. 4 Guitars, Piano, Mellotron, Songwriting
1973 Changes (Single) Guitars
1973 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath / Changes (Single) Guitars, Piano, Mellotron
1973 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath / Looking for Today / Sabbra Cadabra (EP) Guitars
1973 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath Flute (track 7), Guitars, Hapsicord (track 3), Bagpipes (track 8), Organ (track 7), Piano (tracks 3, 4, 6), "Hands" (track 7), Synthesizer (track 5)
1974 Pop Giants: Volume 9 (Compilation) Guitars
1975 Am I Going Insane / Hole in the Sky (Single) Guitars
1975 Reflection (Compilation) Guitars
1975 Attention! Black Sabbath Volume 2 (Compilation) Guitars
1975 Sabotage Guitars
1975 We Sold Our Soul for Rock 'n' Roll (Compilation) Guitars
1976 Gypsy (Single) Guitars
1976 It's Alright (Single) Guitars
1976 Back Street Kids (Single) Guitars
1976 Star Gold (Compilation) Guitars, Flute (track 4, Disc 2), Piano (track 4, Disc 2)
1976 Paranoia (Compilation) Guitars, Piano (track 3)
1976 Technical Ecstasy Guitars
1977 Paranoid / Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (Single) Guitars
1977 Greatest Hits (Compilation) Guitars, Piano (track 3)
1978 Hard Road (Single) Guitars
1978 Never Say Die (Single) Guitars
1978 Rock Heavies (Compilation) Guitars
1978 Never Say Die! Vocals (backing) (track 4), Guitars
1980 Lady Evil / Children of the Sea (Single) Guitars
1980 Never Say Die - Live in Concert! (Video) Guitars
1980 Living Legends (Split) Guitars (tracks A4-A5)
1980 Heavy Rock (Split) Guitars (tracks A2 & B3)
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 (Domina La Masa) (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 The Best: The Ultimate in Heavy Metal (Compilation) Guitars, Piano (track 6)
1983 Born Again Guitars, Flute
1984 Heavy Metal (Split) Guitars
1984 Black & Blue (Split video) Guitars
1985 The Collector Series - The Collection (Compilation) Guitars
1986 No Stranger to Love (Single) Guitars
1986 Seventh Star Guitars
1987 The Shining (Single) Guitars
1987 The Eternal Idol Guitars
1989 Call of the Wild (Single) Guitars
1989 Headless Cross (Single) Guitars
1989 Black Moon (Single) Guitars
1989 Devil and Daughter (Single) Guitars
1989 Smoke on the Water (Split) Guitars
1989 Headless Cross Guitars
1990 Feels Good to Me (Single) Guitars
1990 Black Sabbath / Judas Priest (Split) Guitars
1990 Rock Giants (Compilation) Guitars
1990 Tyr Guitars
1991 The Black Sabbath Story Volume I: 1970-1978 (Video) Guitars
1991 The Ultimate in Heavy Metal (Split) Guitars
1991 Backtrackin' (Compilation) Guitars
1991 The Black Sabbath Story (Compilation) Guitars
1991 The Ozzy Osbourne Years (Compilation) Guitars
1992 The Black Sabbath Story Volume II: 1978-1992 (Video) Guitars
1992 Iron Man (Compilation) Guitars
1992 TV Crimes (Single) Guitars
1992 Kerrang! Four-Play (Split) Guitars
1992 Dehumanizer Guitars
1992 Master of Insanity (Single) Guitars
1993 The Gallery (Compilation) Guitars
1994 Iron Man (Compilation) Guitars
1994 Cross Purposes Guitars, Songwriting
1995 Get a Grip (Single) Guitars
1995 Cross Purposes - Live (Live album) Guitars
1995 Forbidden Guitars
1996 Ozzy Osbourne Best Tracks (Compilation) Guitars
1996 The Sabbath Collection (Compilation) Guitars
1998 Reunion (Live album) Guitars
1998 Psycho Man (Single) Guitars
1999 The Last Supper (Video) Guitars
1999 Black Mass (EP) Guitars
2000 The Collection (Compilation) Guitars
2000 The Best of Black Sabbath (Compilation) Guitars
2001 The Best of Black Sabbath (Compilation) Guitars
2001 Rock Champions (Compilation) Guitars
2002 Past Lives (Live album) Guitars
2002 Symptom of the Universe (Compilation) Guitars, Piano (track 4, Disc 2)
2006 Greatest Hits 1970–1978 (Compilation) Guitars
2007 The Devil Cried (Single) Guitars
2007 The Dio Years (Compilation) Guitars, Songwriting (tracks 1-16)
2007 Live at Hammersmith Odeon (Live album) Guitars
2009 Black Sabbath's Greatest Hits (Compilation) Guitars, Piano (track 3)
2010 Frantic / Paranoid (Split) Guitars
2013 God Is Dead? (Single) Guitars
2013 13 Guitars
2013 Live... Gathered in Their Masses (Live album) Guitars
2014 Age of Reason (Single) Guitars
2016 The End (EP) Guitars
2016 The Ultimate Collection (Compilation) Guitars
2017 The End - 4 February 2017 Birmingham (Live album) Guitars
(show all)

Heaven & Hell

Guitars (2006-2010)

2007 Live from Radio City Music Hall (Live album) 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

Jethro Tull

Guitars (1968)


Guitars (1968)

Rock Aid Armenia


The Rest

Guitars (1966-1967)

The Rockin' Chevrolets

Guitars (1964-1965)

Velvett Fogg

Guitars (1968)


Guitars (2011-2012)

2011 Out of My Mind (Single) Guitars


2019 The Door to Doom Guitars (lead) (track 3)


1995 The Carnival Bizarre Guitars (track 3)

Diamond Head

1993 Death and Progress Guitars (track 1)


2008 Legacy Guitars (lead) (track 13)

Ozzy Osbourne

1993 Live & Loud (Live album) Guitars (disc 2 track 9)
1993 Live & Loud (Video) Guitars (track 17)
2005 Prince of Darkness (Compilation) Guitars (disc 3, track 9)
2022 Patient Number 9 Guitars (tracks 4, 10)

Black Sabbath

1976 Technical Ecstasy Mastering, Mixing
1980 Neon Knights / Children of the Sea (Live) (Single) Producer (Track 2)
1982 Live Evil (Live album) Producer
1989 Black Moon (Single) Producer
1989 Devil and Daughter (Single) Producer
1989 Call of the Wild (Single) Producer
1989 Headless Cross (Single) Producer
1989 Headless Cross Producer
1990 Feels Good to Me (Single) Producer
1990 Tyr Producer
2007 The Dio Years (Compilation) Producer (tracks 13-16)
2010 Classic Albums: Paranoid (Video) Interviewee, Executive producer
2012 The Vinyl Collection: 1970-1978 (Boxed set) Mixing
2017 The End - 4 February 2017 Birmingham (Live album) Mixing
(show all)

Heaven & Hell

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


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


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


2011 Out of My Mind (Single) Mixing, Producer
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