Tony Iommi reveals he is about to start recording a new album

Tony Iommi
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Way back in December 2021, Tony Iommi revealed he had four or five hundred unused riffs on his phone that had the potential to help form his first studio album since 2005’s Fused. Alas, due to the pandemic, any potential plans he had were put on indefinite hold.

Thankfully, despite this initial hurdle, it looks as though the wheels are finally in motion for a long overdue Iommi solo record.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.