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Tony Iommi explains why he and Ozzy only text each other and don’t talk on the phone

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Tony Iommi explains why he and Ozzy only text each other and don’t talk on the phone

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi explained in an interview with Rolling Stone the reason why he and Ozzy Osbourne only text each other now and don’t talk on the phone. Iommi is currently promoting his new solo song “Scent Of The Dark“, released to promote a perfume developed by him with Italian perfumier Xerjoff.

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Tony Iommi explains why he and Ozzy only text each other and don’t talk on the phone

“We’re in touch quite a lot. We don’t really speak because we are useless on the phone, the pair of us. I think we stopped that when he used to phone me at 2 o’clock in the morning and I’d go, ‘Oz, it’s 2 o’clock in the morning.’ ‘Oh, oh, sorry. Alright. Bye.'”

“He forgets about what time it is in England, and of course when the phone goes at that time of the morning you think, ‘Oh, Christ. What’s that?’ Somebody’s died or something has happened’. And of course it’s him going, ‘Oh, oh, oh, oh, sorry. I didn’t know it was that time.’ So we tend to sort of just text now.”

Iommi, Jeff Beck, Zakk Wylde and Eric Clapton will also be on  Ozzy’s album

The legendary Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne revealed in an new episode of the show  “Ozzy Speaks” on SiriusXM’s Ozzy’s Boneyard (Transcribed by Blabbermouth) that guitarists Jeff Beck, Eric ClaptonTony Iommi and Zakk Wylde will play in his next album.

“On this new album, I’m working with Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Tony Iommi and Zakk Wylde. You just write the song and you just ask them to sing (or play) what you (give them).”

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