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Never Say Die! – Los AngelesWritten by lisa meyer on 29th November 2018

Artwork by Dennis Mcnett aka Wolfbat Photo by Zorah Olivia
After months of planning and organisation from across the pond, the Home of Metal team gathered in Echo Park, Los Angeles for the opening night of Never Say Die!; an exhibition devised and curated collaboratively by Home .
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An Evening with Tony IommiWritten by lisa meyer on 7th August 2018

A wonderful evening at Birmingham Town Hall on Saturday 23rd June when Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath shared his stories and memories to a packed audience, including the origins of the sound, the band and its members and the incredible gigs.   Home of Metal volunteers .
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Aitor Lopez – a Brummie welcomeWritten by Kate on 22nd February 2018

Meet Aitor from Spain. In part 1 of his Black Sabbath oral history, he talks of a particularly strong memory he has of blasting Sabbath in his old vintage on route to a party in a village in Catalonia where he would spend his summers. 
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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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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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Black Sabbath’s ‘The End’ tour is nearing it’s completionWritten by Kate on 21st October 2016

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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Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery: Home Of MetalWritten by on 14th January 2014

HOME OF METAL: 40 years of Heavy Metal and it’s unique birthplace
Home of Metal celebrated the bands that put Birmingham and the Black Country on the musical map. Over four years, Home of Metal scoured the UK and beyond for relics, artefacts, memorabilia and interesting .
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Home of Metal open day at The PublicWritten by on 14th January 2014

The Home of Metal Open Days were like an ‘Antiques Roadshow’ for Heavy Metal fans, inviting fans to bring their memorabilia and stories and to contribute to the ever-growing Home of Metal Digital Archive, helping build a new collection.
At least 80 volunteers were engaged in .
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