Iron Man : My Journey Through Heaven and Hell with Black Sabbath
Tony Iommi / Black Sabbath - Book - by Tony Iommi
name 'Tony Iommi' sends shivers down the spines of guitarists around
the world. As lead guitarist and songwriter of Black Sabbath, Tony Iommi
is considered to be one of the most influential musicians of the past
four decades and the inventor of heavy metal. From working class,
Midlands roots, his unique playing style - a result of a disfiguring
hand injury he suffered working in a sheet metal factory - created a
dark and gothic sound unlike anything that had been heard before and
which captured the mood of its time.
Sabbath went on to become a superband, playing to massive audiences around the world and selling millions of records, and Iommi led the life of a rockstar to the fullest - with the scars from all the drug-fuelled nights of excess and wildness to show for it. In Iron Man, Iommi goes on the record about Black Sabbath and recounts his life story in detail and depth. It is the exclusive account of the life and adventures of one of rock's greatest heroes.