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Battle jackets: rebellion, creativity and devotionWritten by lisa meyer on 25th April 2017


One of my fondest memories from my first music festival was the sight of a big burly metalhead sat outside his tent, needle and thread in hand, carefully sewing a newly purchased patch on to his denim battle jacket. There was something amusing about the .
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Putting the fans centre stageWritten by lisa meyer on 12th April 2017


Jaz Singh a lifelong Sabbath fan with Bill, one of our Home of Metal volunteers

Now that the The End really has come to an end Home of Metal has moved on to the next stage of developing the exhibition. We met and talked to so .
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The EndWritten by lisa meyer on 14th February 2017


Our volunteer team at New Street Station
The Home of Metal team set up a stand on the main concourse of Birmingham New Street Station to coincide with the final two shows of The End tour. We were there from Thursday 2nd to Saturday 4th February .
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Putting the fans centre stageWritten by lisa meyer on 26th January 2017


Photo by Katja Ogrin
Black Sabbath’s last ever tour, The End, has finally rolled around to the UK and, over the next week, the band will have played shows in Manchester, Glasgow, Leeds, London and finally Birmingham. The Home of Metal team will be in attendance at .
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Be part of Metal historyWritten by lisa meyer on 19th January 2017


“It’s an honour to be a part of the Home of Metal.  I am just a guy from Birmingham who’s been blessed to have had such dedicated fans throughout my career.  Like I’ve always said ‘I am nothing without them.” Ozzy Osbourne

“Fans are our lifeblood, .
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Home of Metal awarded funding to develop a new 3 year programmeWritten by lisa meyer on 28th November 2016


Fan Chris Hopkins with his Sabbath collection by Katja Ogrin
Arts Council England is investing £450,000 in Capsule’s international plans to celebrate the musical influence and fandom of the Birmingham-born band, Black Sabbath.
Capsule will receive £450,000 from the Arts Council’s Ambition for Excellence programme to take .
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Home of Metal at DownloadWritten by lisa meyer on 15th June 2016


A small selection of Sabbath Fans by Katja Ogrin taken at Download 2016
This year, the pioneers of all things Metal, Black Sabbath, announced it’s time to hang up their devil horns and call it a day. Before that happens though they’ve announced ‘The End’ tour .
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Make Metal historyWritten by lisa meyer on 8th June 2016


HOME OF METAL CELEBRATES BLACK SABBATH’S FINAL WORLD TOUR WITH NEW FAN PHOTO ARCHIVE TO BE LAUNCHED AT DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL ON SATURDAY JUNE 11TH
“An artist or band’s success can be measured by their relationship with the fans and the success of the ‘Home of .
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Vote for Home Of MetalWritten by lisa meyer on 25th June 2014


VOTE HERE – Every vote counts, so we really appreciate your support!
Voting closes at midnight on Wednesday 23 July
We are delighted to have reached the finals of The National Lottery Awards for our Home of Metal project.  The Awards are an annual search to find .
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