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Heaven and Hell


HEAVEN AND HELL (2006–PRESENT). Ronnie James Dio (vocals), Tony Iommi (guitar), Geezer Butler (bass), Vinnie Appice (drums). Pseudonym of a Black Sabbath lineup used by the Ronnie James Dio version of the band during their reunion tours in 2006 and 2007. By the late nineties the Black Sabbath name had once again became a lucrative franchise and frequent tours with the original lineup of Iommi, Butler, Ward, and Osbourne had become a cash cow with new T-shirts being sold to enraptured fans that Read more [...]


BLACK SABBATH (1969–2006). Ozzy Osbourne (vocals, replaced by Ronnie James Dio and too many to count, see below) Tony Iommi (guitar), Geezer Butler (bass, replaced by many, now Geezer Butler), Bill Ward (drums, replaced by Vinnie Appice and many others). To many fans, Black Sabbath invented metal. It is as simple as that. The only other major contender is Led Zeppelin (or earlier proto-metal bands such as Blue Cheer and Iron Butterfly, if we are to count bands from the pre-metal era), but most Read more [...]