Geezer Butler book competition

Home of Metal are delighted to be partnering with Harper Collins to give away 2 signed copies of Geezer Butlers book ‘Into The Void’.

The much-anticipated first book from Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler

With over 70 million records sold, heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath are one .
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‘At The Mermaid’ podcast series launched

Home of Metal presents ‘At The Mermaid, a four part podcast series and limited edition publication. The Mermaid was a large, dilapidated pub in Sparkhill, a working-class neighbourhood three miles south of Birmingham city centre. The laid-back landlords welcomed teenage punks, hippies and rockers to .
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‘At The Mermaid’ project – behind the scenes

Photo courtesy of Steve McGreedy

Home of Metal’s first major exhibition in 2011 showcased important touchstones in local metal history, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Led Zeppelin, Diamond Head were some of bands who, in their own different ways, carved out what has come to typify the .
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Home of Metal’s artistic director appointed as ‘Metal Curator’ by Birmingham Royal Ballet (BRB) on the new commission Black Sabbath – The Ballet.

Home of Metal are delighted to announce that we have been appointed as ‘Metal Curator’ by Birmingham Royal Ballet (BRB) on the new commission Black Sabbath – The Ballet.

BRB and Home of Metal, as bastions of Birmingham, whose work is acclaimed internationally, come together to celebrate .
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Jazz Sabbath to return to Birmingham

Home of Metal are delighted to be partnering with Jazz Sabbath. After last year’s sold out XL show, Jazz Sabbath will now return to Birmingham for 2 intimate shows at the Midlands Arts Centre on Friday December 1st.

The jazz trio helmed by Adam Wakeman (Black Sabbath and Ozzy Osbourne’s solo band) explores .
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New collab Home of Metal x Ideal


At the Mermaid

Home of Metal are excited to be doing a brand new project – ‘At the Mermaid’. The Mermaid pub on the Stratford Road in Sparkhill, Birmingham was a hub of punk, metal, rock and noise gigs in the 1980s. It was steeped in DIY ethics, .
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Home of Metal director calls for Black Sabbath and music museum in Birmingham

Home of Metal’s co-founder and director Lisa Meyer was recently interviewed by Birmingham World about the renewed interest from the city about Black Sabbath post Ozzy and Tony’s performance at the Common Wealth Games closing ceremony.

“For the exhibition at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery we had 24,000 visitors. So there is no doubt we have proven that there is an audience for this. People will flock to come and pay homage to the band. And it’s ever evolving, it’s not something that happened 50 years ago,” Lisa said.

“What’s come from Sabbath; you think about the heavy metal scenes in places like Indonesia, India and Brazil – metal is massive and it’s constantly evolving, so this is something which we should really lay claim to and we haven’t still. That’s my aim – to look at how we can do that and create something permanent for fans to come and visit.”

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Home of Metal x Jazz Sabbath

Home of Metal are thrilled to be partnering with Jazz Sabbath, who will embark on a EU/UK tour; closing the tour with an extra special show at the Crescent Theatre in Birmingham on Nov 26th.Jazz Sabbath explore the boundaries between jazz and the songs that defined heavy metal with their .
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Home of Metal x Pips Hot Sauce

We are so excited to launch this new collaboration today – ‘Black Mass’ sauce.  Birmingham bastions, Pips Hot Sauce and Home of Metal have come together to concoct an almighty new condiment 

This is hot sauce as you’ve never tasted before; forged with black garlic, the finest chillies and roasted onions for .
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