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Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi (left) with Brian Tatler of Diamond Head at the opening night of the Home Of Metal exhibition at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery in 2011

Bid to make the Home of Metal a permanent Birmingham fixture

The Home of Metal show attracted 200,000 people to the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery in 2011 where rare artefacts including costumes and a guitar were on display

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi's house in Lapworth, Warwickshire, is for sale

Black Sabbath star's home on market for £2.6m

Guitar legend Tony Iommi placed his six-bedroom Warwickshire mansion on the market

Black Sabbath - 13

Lucky 13 for Black Sabbath as album tops global charts

Birmingham rock band, Black Sabbath have topped the charts across the globe - much to their surprise

Tony Iommi performs in 2009 at the Sonisphere Festival in Knebworth with metal band Heaven & Hell which disbanded in 2010 after singer Ronnie James Dio died of cancer

Midlands rocks! How Birmingham’s industrial heritage made it the birthplace of heavy metal

An industrial accident in a sheet metal factory proved crucial to the sound of metal pioneers Black Sabbath in a region that has so many links with the genre

Kerrang! Radio presenter Kate Lawler in the station's Birmingham studio

Kerrang! Radio to quit Birmingham as 105.2FM is handed to Planet Rock

Birmingham-based radio station Kerrang! is to close its city centre studios and lose its FM broadcast frequency in a major shake-up announced by owner Bauer Media.

Rich List 2013: No.49 - Ozzy Osbourne (£100m)

This time last year heavy metal fans were looking forward to legendary Brummie rocker Ozzy Osbourne teaming up with his former band-mates to reform the massively successful Black Sabbath.

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