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The Future of Birmingham MetalWritten by Kate on 27th March 2017

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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Welcome to Home of Metal VolunteersWritten by Kate on 11th November 2016

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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Sunday Times Article on Home Of MetalWritten by Beth Hogan on 6th December 2011

“Metallers in birmngham – bypassed, blokey, almost heroically bloody minded birmingham – will carry on regardless” Richard Clayton, The Sunday Times

To see the Article in all its glory
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Title: Full metal jacket
Author: Richard clayton

Double Denim RideWritten by Richard Hawley on 21st June 2011

London had the Tweed Run but here in Birmingham we’re much more hardcore than that so in order to celebrate the Home of Metal Launch our friends at Nimble have organised a Double Denim Ride in homage to the trendsetters that are metal fans!
So .
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Bill Ward welcomes you to Home of MetalWritten by Pete Nelson on 18th June 2011

Bill Ward, founding member and drummer of Black Sabbath, welcomes you to Home of Metal in this exclusive recording made on 7 June 2011.
Reflecting on his early days in Aston, he describes his musical apprenticeship in detail and with insightful honesty and reflection. Under .
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Home of Metal in The Independent on SundayWritten by Beth Hogan on 17th June 2011

‘As 40 years of heavy metal are celebrated in Birmingham, the genre’s spiritual birthplace, James McMahon picks out its top players’
Black Sabbath – 1968-2006 – Key Track ‘Paranoid’
Judas Priest – 1969 – present – Key Track ‘Living After Midnight’
Napalm Death – 1981 -present – Key .
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Midlands MetalheadsWritten by Beth Hogan on 11th May 2011

We would love to share this fantastic facebook group with you:
They, like us, champion The Midlands as the Home of Metal and they do it well. Created by Ozzy Whitfield & Adam Till with Help From Steve Jone, all from Stafford, Staffordshire, The group consists .
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Song Remains the SameWritten by Sarah Lafford on 8th March 2011

Things are hotting up for our Open Day at The Public, West Brom on Saturday 26th March and we’re pleased to announce that we’ll be screening the classic (and only) Led Zeppelin feature film ‘Song Remains the Same’.

The recording of the film took place during .
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Home of Metal at Flatpack Festival 2011Written by Sarah Lafford on 7th March 2011

Home of Metal is collaborating with Flatpack Festival to bring a very special screening to this year’s edition of the prestigious film festival. On Saturday 26th March, ‘In Bed with Chris Needham’ will be screened at IKON Eastside, followed by a Q&A .
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Home Of Metal at Roadburn FestivalWritten by lisa meyer on 14th April 2010

Home of Metal are once again off to spread the word about our amazing project, we are delighted to be have been invited to Roadburn Festival in Tilburg, Netherlands.

Holland’s very own Roadburn Festival has become Europe’s leading underground festival for psychedelic, avant-garde, doom or any .
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