|Birth name||Frank Anthony Iommi|
|Born||19 February 1948
|Years active||since 1966|
|Associated acts||Black Sabbath|
Frank Anthony "Tony" Iommi (born 19 February 1948, in Birmingham, England) is an English guitarist and songwriter. He is most famous for starting the heavy metal band Black Sabbath. He is the only person who has stayed a member of the band since it began in 1968.
In 2006 Tony Iommi was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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- "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". Rolling Stone. Jann S. Wenner. 18 September 2003. http://www.rollingstone.com/news/story/5937559/the_100_greatest_guitarists_of_all_time/print. Retrieved 2009-08-27.