Queen’s Brian May to Make ‘Riff Album’ With Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi

Tony IommiHow sweet would it be to be able to make music with Tony Iommi and Brian May on guitar? You will be able to do just that soon. Queen guitarist Brian May plans to make an album of riffs with Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi.

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Iommi asks, “When are we going to get to work on that album of riffs together? You know what I’m talking about…” May replies: “Yes, I do know what he’s talking about and I’m very, very keen. The record he’s talking about was supposed to be a secret but I guess he’s blown it now!”

He explains that on visiting Iommi’s studio, he’s been struck by the amount of unused material the Black Sabbath man has. “I thought it would be great to make a compilation out of them,” May says. “The idea was to put all these riffs out in some form so that people could build their own songs from them. You could make your own music with Tony Iommi on guitar!” A timescale for the album has not been revealed, meaning would-be Ozzy Osbournes could be waiting a long time.