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Tony Iommi meets ex-Black Sabbath singer Tony Martin

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Tony Iommi meets ex-Black Sabbath singer Tony Martin

Ex-Black Sabbath singer Tony Martin, posted on his Facebook page a photo with Tony Iommi. The Sabbath albums from the Martin era will be re-released soon.


The singer said:

“GREAT day at Iommi towers today chatting about stuff!! … Very happy to talk about old days! .. 🙂 … He still has the gift of riffing!!… fantastic to hear!!… And I actually touched a McClaren!!!!!!! …. 0 to 60 in 2.6 seconds!!! holy cow!!!… You can get to the supermarket and back before you left the house!!!!”

With Black Sabbath, Martin recorded “The Eternal Idol” (1987), “Headless Cross” (1989), “Tyr” (1990), Cross Purposes (1994), “Cross Purposes Live” “(1995), ‘The Sabbath Stones’ (1996).

Martin was Black Sabbath lead singer (1987-1991, 1994-1996) and is currently attempting to finalize another solo album.

The Singer

Anthony Philip Harford (born 19 April 1957), better known by his stage name Tony Martin, is a heavy metal vocalist, best known for his time fronting Black Sabbath, initially from 1987 to 1991 and again from 1993 to 1997. Martin was the band’s second longest serving vocalist after Ozzy Osbourne. He has since been involved in many other projects (such as M3, Misha Calvin, The Cage, Giuntini Project, and Phenomena).

Despite performing almost exclusively as a vocalist, Martin is a multi-instrumentalist, stating in an interview that he plays guitar, bass, drums, violin, keyboards, harmonica, bagpipes, and pan pipes. On his 2005 solo album Scream, Martin performed vocals, bass, drums, violin and additional guitar parts.

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