Tony Iommi says “you can never say never” to Black Sabbath reunion

Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi onstage in 2017
(Image credit: Kevin Mazur / Getty)

Tony Iommi was recently asked about the chances of Black Sabbath playing together again and seemed to be open to the possibility, replying “you can never say never”.

The guitarist was discussing the pioneering metal band’s fate following their 2017 farewell tour with the UK's Planet Rock radio when he made the comments. 

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Matt Parker
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Matt is Features Editor for Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar,, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.