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ravenheart
01-18-2010, 12:17 PM
According to Publishersweekly.com, Foundry Literary + Media cofounder Peter McGuigan completed a six-figure North American rights deal, at auction, with Ben Schafer of Da Capo for BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi's Iron Man, a memoir due out later this year. McGuigan, who described Iommi as one of the forebears of heavy metal, called the book a genre-bending rockology/life story that is “Angela's Ashes meets The Ground Beneath Her Feet meets Spinal Tap.”

If true, I'm all over this to go with Ronnie's :rocker:

ravenheart
05-02-2011, 04:00 PM
Release dates currently set at October 13 in the UK (via Simon & Schuster, a real publisher) and November 1 in the US (via Da Capo Press, a clearly made-up publisher).

Title is 'Iron Man: My Life With Black Sabbath And Beyond'.

IrritatedTrout
05-02-2011, 04:02 PM
I'll buy this for sure.

ravenheart
05-02-2011, 04:06 PM
I'll buy this for sure.

Me too. I'm really looking forward to it. I think Tony will be very honest about most things.

I want Steven Tyler's to be worth getting too, but I don't think it will be.

EvilCheeseWedge
05-02-2011, 05:12 PM
Oh fuck yes, this should be great. Tony is just such a frank guy, and usually doesn't say a whole lot, so it should be interesting to hear his take on all things Black Sabbath. I don't doubt this will be interesting. Can't wait!

TonyD
05-02-2011, 06:00 PM
Might not be as easy and entertaining as Ozzy's, but at least it will be more well written.

Motograter_Ghost
05-02-2011, 10:02 PM
Best news I've heard all day :) I cant wait...

ravenheart
05-03-2011, 04:07 AM
Lol, didn't realise I posted the news one this originally over a year ago now. Haha. Good job on ignoring it at the time guys ;)

ravenheart
05-03-2011, 05:01 AM
And proof, as if we needed it, that Steven Tyler's autobiography will be shit: http://www.amazon.com/Does-Noise-Head-Bother-You/dp/0061767891/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1304423781&sr=8-2#reader_0061767891