Battle jackets: rebellion, creativity and devotion


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 stage


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 Future of Birmingham Metal


Black Sabbath may have called it a day, but their enduring legacy and Birmingham’s status as the Home of Metal aren’t going anywhere. With the allure of Sabbathian heritage still drawing thousands of tourists to the city, and local pioneers like Napalm Death and Godflesh .
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Our New Street Station Gallery is now online


Our Home of Metal volunteers were on hand at every one of Black Sabbath‘s final UK dates, to document the fans who made each one of these gigs such a special occasion. These photos will be made part of our touring exhibition next year, and .
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Home of Metal’s final Birmingham Gallery is now online


Our Home of Metal volunteers were on hand at every one of Black Sabbath‘s final UK dates, to document the fans who made each one of these gigs such a special occasion. These photos will be made part of our touring exhibition next year, and .
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Home of Metal’s Birmingham Gallery is now online


Our Home of Metal volunteers were on hand at every one of Black Sabbath‘s final UK dates, to document the fans who made each one of these gigs such a special occasion. These photos will be made part of our touring exhibition next year, and .
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Home of Metal’s London Gallery is now online


Our Home of Metal volunteers were on hand at every one of Black Sabbath‘s final UK dates, to document the band themselves but also the fans who made each one of these gigs such a special occasion. These photos will be made part of our .
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Home of Metal’s Leeds Gallery is now online


Our Home of Metal volunteers were on hand at every one of Black Sabbath‘s final UK dates, to document the band themselves but also the fans who made each one of these gigs such a special occasion. These photos will be made part of our .
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Home of Metal’s Glasgow Gallery is now online


Our Home of Metal volunteers were on hand at every one of Black Sabbath‘s final UK dates, to document the band themselves but also the fans who made each one of these gigs such a special occasion. These photos will be made part of our .
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Home of Metal Portraits from Manchester are now up


Our Home of Metal volunteers were on hand at every one of Black Sabbath‘s final UK dates, to document the band themselves but also the fans who made each one of these gigs such a special occasion. These photos will be made part of our .
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