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    Posted: January 09 2012 at 14:01
With the news that Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi has been diagnosed with the early stages of lymphoma, his bandmates would like everyone to send positive vibes to the guitarist at this time. Iommi is currently working with his doctors to establish the best treatment plan--the “IRON MAN” of Rock & Roll remains upbeat and determined to make a full and successful recovery.

This comes as Black Sabbath--Ozzy Osbourne (vocals), Tony Iommi (guitar), Geezer Butler (bass) and Bill Ward (drums)--are writing and recording their first album in 33 years in Los Angeles (still set for release this fall) with producer Rick Rubin. They will now go to the UK to continue to work with Tony. Further information will be released as it becomes available.


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote lazland Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 09 2012 at 14:03
That's sad news.

Also, could you bear in mind that those of us in advanced middle age might have some difficulty reading something so small as to be positively minute? Cheers!


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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Nightfly Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 09 2012 at 14:22

Couldn't read that I'm afraid so for all the old buggers like me here's an enlarged copy....

With the news that Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi has been diagnosed with the early stages of lymphoma, his bandmates would like everyone to send positive vibes to the guitarist at this time. Iommi is currently working with his doctors to establish the best treatment plan--the “IRON MAN” of Rock & Roll remains upbeat and determined to make a full and successful recovery.

This comes as Black Sabbath--Ozzy Osbourne (vocals), Tony Iommi (guitar), Geezer Butler (bass) and Bill Ward (drums)--are writing and recording their first album in 33 years in Los Angeles (still set for release this fall) with producer Rick Rubin. They will now go to the UK to continue to work with Tony. Further information will be released as it becomes available.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Jozef Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 09 2012 at 15:27
Hey I'm 23 and I couldn't even read that LOL

Definitely hoping Tony beats this, if he can survive thirty years of Black Sabbath he can hopefully overcome his illness.Thumbs Up


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Since it had been diagnosed in an early stage, we can hope that Iommi is far from the tomb.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Clepsydra Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 09 2012 at 16:32
Originally posted by CPicard CPicard wrote:

Since it had been diagnosed in an early stage, we can hope that Iommi is far from the tomb.

You never know! It all depends on how physically healthy he is & he does appear to be.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Misomex777 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 09 2012 at 18:07
If you cant read it then change the zoom level on your computer, simple.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Horizons Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 09 2012 at 18:08
Or just make the post the correct size. 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Man With Hat Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 09 2012 at 19:25
^ Exactly...
 
But sad news for sure.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote DamoXt7942 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 10 2012 at 03:32
There're all sorts of lymphoma, whether early or not.

Do hope he has no rapidly progressive lymphoma, and will get better soon, by cytotoxic agents or radiation.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote colorofmoney91 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 10 2012 at 08:26
One of my favorite musicians when I was a child :(
I hope he recovers.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote broseidon Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 22 2012 at 17:54
Hopefully the iron man recovers as well as my mom did. Lymphoma cancer is one of the most treatable, but you never know.
I guess this puts a hold on the Black Sabbath tour. Confused
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Lizzy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 22 2012 at 18:02
I was really overwhelmed with sadness when I heard this, knowing what a horrible disease this can be. My grandfather lost the battle with lymphoma; hopefully Tony won't.
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