Members of Rock and Metal Communities Send Good Vibes to Tony Iommi

As we had the displeasure of reporting yesterday, Black Sabbath guitarist -- and the widely recognized father of heavy metal -- Tony Iommi has been diagnosed with lymphoma and is working with his doctors to devise the best treatment plan possible.

The press release sent out made a plea for "good vibes" to be sent Iommi's way, and members of the rock and metal community are doing just that. Here are just a few of the ones posted so far.

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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.