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The Home of Metal archive is growing larger every day, but we need your help to make it even better. Read on to find out how…
If you haven’t already checked out our archive, take a second to peruse it here. There’s a wealth of metal .
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Home of Metal awarded funding to develop a new 3 year programme


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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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Tony Iommi on The End Tour and his battle with cancer


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In a recent interview with Ultimate Classic Rock [link], Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi delivered the fantastic news that his cancer has gone into remission, in addition to speaking about The End Tour.
“It’s very nostalgic,” he says, “because it really is that last tour. .
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Welcome to Home of Metal Volunteers


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Last week we welcomed thirty of our Home of Metal volunteers to a workshop held at Centrala, Digbeth. The volunteers had an opportunity to hear about the history of Home of Metal and the next phase of the project, generously supported by Heritage Lottery Fund and Laney, .
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Why I Love Black Sabbath: Uniform


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(photo credit: Samantha Marble)
The influence of Black Sabbath and Birmingham & the Black Country’s musical heritage has spread far, far beyond the suburbs of the city, and continues to inspire new bands from around the world. New York industrial duo Uniform are a case in .
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Black Sabbath’s ‘The End’ tour is nearing it’s completion


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Black Sabbath’s final tour, ‘The End’, is nearing it’s completion, with the band gearing up for their final run of American and European dates in the next few months, and Home of Metal are looking to document it from the viewpoint of the fans.
Birmingham’s finest .
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Home of Metal at Download


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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 history


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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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