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Tony Iommi Posts Message; New Black Sabbath LP Still In Works

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Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi posted his first message in response to his recent diagnosis of lymphoma earlier this week. In a post on Facebook, Iommi stated:

"My fans, friends & colleagues -

"I just want to say how overwhelmed I am with all your messages of support, thank you so much.

"Well it's not what I wanted for Christmas, that's for sure, but now I can't wait for the test results to come in and get going with the treatment.

"It's really good that the guys are coming over so that we can continue working on the album as things are going great in the studio.

"Well, not much else to say at this time, so thanks again.

"Bless you all,

Tony"

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1. SabFan NJ writes:

First, a prayer for successful treatment of your illness. My other prayer has already been answered--new music from the best band ever --Iommi-Osbourne-Butler-Ward. God Bless Black Sabbath !

# Jan 13, 2012 @ 2:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. WOLF7 writes:

Tony's such a gent. A true gentleman.

He'll beat this one. No question.

# Jan 13, 2012 @ 7:37 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Megahell writes:

What a super person. Can't wait to hear the new stuff and of course see you on tour Tony. We all wish you well and a speedy recovery.

# Jan 13, 2012 @ 9:19 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. spiral_architect writes:

KEEP THE FAITH, TONY!

# Jan 13, 2012 @ 1:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. RED064 writes:

I WISH TONY THE BEST AND I'LL BE PRAYING FOR HIS HEALTH AND SPEEDY RECOVERY. I HAD THE HONOR AND PRIVILEGE OF MEETING TONY,GEEZER,AND RONNIE ON THEIR DEHUMANIZER TOUR ( WHICH IS AN EXPERIENCE I'LL CHERISH FOREVER.....

# Jan 13, 2012 @ 5:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. R10 writes:

Aah fvck Red,you lucky fvck! Dehumanizer might be one of the most overlooked,underrated albums of all time! Sure wish i could have seen that tour! But anyways,Mr Iommi needs to get well;we have'nt heard his last riff,im sure!

# Jan 13, 2012 @ 7:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. ^ writes:

Headless cross and Born Again are definitely the most underrated

# Jan 13, 2012 @ 9:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. EdgeoftheWorld writes:

I've just been spinning Born Again in my car this morning, and I have to say that that album definitely gets a bum rap. Sure, Gillan may be a different voice for Sabbath, but by and large, the songwriting — especially on "Disturbing The Priest" and the slightly creepy "Born Again" is still there.

# Jan 17, 2012 @ 4:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. psythe writes:

Wow, massive props to Tony for still being able to focus on the band at a time like this! Go get em, tiger :)

# Jan 17, 2012 @ 5:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. spiral_architect writes:

EVERYBODY WHO IS ANYBODY KNOWS THAT SABBATH'S OZZY AND DIO ALBUMS ARE THE FOUNDATION OF HEAVY METAL. GILLAN'S BORN AGAIN IS A SERIOUSLY OVERLOOKED MASTERPIECE.

NP - "KEEP IT WARM"

# Jan 17, 2012 @ 5:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. wilco writes:

hope he will over come this all the best

# Jan 18, 2012 @ 11:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Eric Dixon writes:

Wishing you all the best, Mr. Iommi. You are loved and so inspirational to me and countless others. You will make it through this Tony!!

# Jan 23, 2012 @ 10:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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