Tony Iommi shares new details about Ozzy Osbourne’s team in 2022


Tony Iommi says a reunion song recorded for Ozzy Osbourne’s upcoming solo project is “awful, really” before adding he was just kidding.

“No, that’s good. It’s really good – and I love what Ozzy sang on it,” Iommi told Planet Rock (via Uncut). “I think he did a really good job.”

Iommi confirms that he “wrote the whole song and played it, and played the solo on it,” adding that he thinks his former Black Sabbath mate “had Chad [Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers] play drums on it. I left it in their hands now. “

Osbourne had previously confirmed that his next album would include appearances by Iommi, Eric Clapton and Zakk Wylde. Untitled record, expected in 2022, follows that of 2020 Ordinary man.

Black Sabbath’s last tour, simply titled The End, ended in 2017. Original bassist Geezer Butler joined Iommi and Osbourne, but co-founding drummer Bill Ward was replaced by others for the shows. farewell and precedents. 13 reunion album.

As for the prospect of getting back together, “you can never say never, can you?” Iommi reiterated at Planet Rock. “We know in this group you can never say, ‘It’ll never happen again’ because every time we said that it did. We never thought we would come back with Ozzy afterwards. the first few years. We never thought we would come back with [Ronnie James] Dio again; We were doing. So you just can’t say it’s never going to happen.

Osbourne’s LP does not yet have an official release date, but a financial statement by Sony ranks him among a group of artists who will be releasing records “in the next six months.”

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