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BLACK SABBATH’s TONY IOMMI Says He Has ‘Four Or Five Hundred’ Unused Riffs On His Phone

Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi discusses more potential new music.

BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi was recently asked if there was a chance of some new music from him being released in the future in a new talk with Planet Rock.

Tony responded: “[There’s] a good chance. I enjoy doing this. I’ve got so much stuff, I just wanna get started on getting it together now. Because my phone, there’s four or five hundred riffs on it. And I’ve gotta get ’em off. It’s getting around to doing it — that’s the thing. It’s just an abundance of all this stuff that I need to… ‘Cause the pandemic put a bit of a block on it, really. And I was working it out and the engineer was coming over and we were getting through some things. But then when that happened and you couldn’t have anybody in the house or in the studio, it put the kibosh on that for a bit. And then I started getting involved in other stuff. And it’s just kicking back on again. I’ve gotta get back into getting these things down properly.”

Iommi recently released a signature cologne, a collaboration with Italian luxury perfume house Xerjoff.

“Scent Of Dark” is the product of a recent friendship struck up during the pandemic between Iommi and Sergio Momo, acclaimed perfumer, and designer for Xerjoff, well known for its unique and individual creations and collaborations in the fragrance world. Sergio is also an accomplished guitarist, and his fine fretwork can be heard on “Scent Of Dark”, a new song Iommi released to promote the cologne.