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Black Sabbath legend Tony Iommi returns to Birmingham Town Hall in JuneWritten by lisa meyer on 18th May 2018

Tony Iommi at Home of Metal Exhibition 2011
Following his sell out show in 2016, the legendary Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi is returning to Birmingham Town Hall for an amazing evening, talking about his life and career.
Once again, the host of Tony’s latest Town Hall .
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Home of VenuesWritten by lisa meyer on 10th April 2018

Napalm Death 1986 at the Mermaid Pub in Birmingham – photo courtesy of Digby Pearson
(see this and other photos in our archive )
On hearing about the upcoming closure of one of Birmingham’s longstanding live rock and metal venues, ‘The Flapper’ in the City Centre, it got .
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Geezer Butler to receive Birmingham Walk Of Stars accolade at Villa ParkWritten by lisa meyer on 23rd January 2018

On Sunday, 3rd February between 3pm – 7pm, Geezer Butler, Black Sabbath’s co-founding member, bass player, songwriter, and main lyricist, is to receive a ‘Birmingham Walk of Stars’ at Aston Villa’s home ground.
As Geezer is an avid Villa supporter this will be extra special for .
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The Spirit of Metal Survives in EgyptWritten by lisa meyer on 9th January 2018

Being somewhat of a metal veteran in the Middle East, I was chuffed when I was given the opportunity to organize Home of Metal’s two photoshoots in Egypt and Lebanon. I grew up in Lebanon during the country’s Civil War, and shortly after the war .
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The End of The EndWritten by lisa meyer on 20th November 2017

To celebrate the release of Black Sabbath’s epic new concert film ‘The End’, Home Of Metal have a special competition especially for fans!
We’re going to be giving away 6 copies of the DVD via our Facebook and Twitter pages and all you have to do .
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Competition time!!!!Written by lisa meyer on 21st July 2017

Competition time folks – we’ve joined forces with BMG who are offering 2 invites to come along to the launch party for Black Sabbath ‘The Ten Year War’ box set – on Wednesday 26th July in London – with some very special guests.

Photo by Katja Ogrin
Fresh .
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Top 10 covers from Black Sabbath’s Black SabbathWritten by lisa meyer on 21st May 2017


It’s Friday 13th, 1970. You’ve decided to take a visit to your local record shop. You walk over to the new releases section and spot an album with a slightly creepy looking house and a woman in black on the cover. Unbeknownst to you, you’ve .
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Hell Bent For Leather Art ExhibitionWritten by lisa meyer on 10th May 2017

Bill Sneyd our longest serving Home of Metal volunteer with Rob Halford at Parliament Tattoo hosts of the Hell Bent For Leather exhibition
As the Metal God would’ve announced himself: It’s a rainy Thursday night in North London – and The Priest is back!
And indeed Rob .
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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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