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Black Sabbath/Deep Purple/Iron Maiden Supergroup Whocares To Record Single For Charity

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Tony Iommi and Ian Gillan will be recording together again along with Iron Maiden's Nicko McBrain and Deep Purple's Jon Lord to benefit an Armenian music school. Recording under the moniker WHOCARES, the first charity single will be titled "Out of my Mind."

In 1989 Tony Iommi and Ian Gillan were involved in the recording of the Deep Purple track "Smoke on The Water." This song was re-recorded to raise money for those affected by the Leninakan earthquake that struck Armenia in 1988.

In October of last year both Tony and Ian travelled to Armenia to see how the funds raised had helped the local community. On their trip they visited a music school only to find it being run out of temporary accommodation, it was only location not to have been rebuilt 20 years after the earthquake had struck.

Tony and Ian will be heading back into the studio, joined by Jon Lord (ex Deep Purple / Whitesnake) and Nicko McBrain (drummer of Iron Maiden) to record a new track to raise money to rebuild the Armenian music school.

More recently bassist Jason Newsted (Metallica, Flotsam & Jetsam, Voivod, etc.) and guitarist Mikko "Linde" Lindström (H.I.M.), have added their parts to the track "Out Of My Mind" from the all-star charity project.

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1. spiral_architect writes:

it's great to see these metal legends pulling together to do something charitable!..........here's hoping iommi and gillan stay together and release "born again II".

# Oct 24, 2010 @ 9:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Triforce writes:

This sounds like it has some potential...but it's for charity so you know their hearts wont be into it lol.

# Oct 25, 2010 @ 1:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. eatingapplesinhell writes:

if this is goin to armenian needs serj tankian should be involved
it be intresting to here old with new and when i hear armenian i automatically think serj tankian \m/

# Oct 25, 2010 @ 8:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Rance_Metal_Head writes:

Don't know why there making a song to raise money... everyone one of them has the money to donate right now.

# Oct 25, 2010 @ 9:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Rance_Metal_Head writes:

Also... that was my first thought eatingapplesinhell ... were the f!ck is serj tankian

# Oct 25, 2010 @ 11:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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