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The Animated Origin of Heavy Metal as Told By BLACK SABBATH's Tony Iommi

Happy birthday Tony Iommi!

Happy birthday Tony Iommi!

Today is Black Sabbath guitarist and godfather of metal Tony Iommi's 67th birthday. Happy birthday, Tony!

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To celebrate, VH1 classic has launched a new online animated series called The Complete History of Heavy Metal which obviously starts with metal's birth. The animated short focuses on Iommi's career before forming Black Sabbath and how a mishap at his factory resulted in the birth of heavy metal. If all of this sounds new to you, go out of your way to check this bad boy out:

Black Sabbath plan to write one final album and do one more tour sometime next year.

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