Birmingham City Council Urges Creation of Black Sabbath Day

The Birmingham City Council -- in an unprecedentedly cool move by local authorities -- are calling for a day to be named after Birmingham's most important musical export: Black Sabbath.

That's right, the city of Birmingham could be close to creating Black Sabbath Day, after a local push by the city's council to honor more of the town's celebrities. Sabbath were formed back in 1969 in Aston, a suburb of Birmingham.

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Josh Hart

Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.