metal talk
metal talk
25th October 2010

tony iommi

WHOCARES, the group put together by Tony Iommi and Ian Gillan, along with Iron Maiden's Nicko McBrain and Deep Purple/Whitesnake keyboard player Jon Lord, will be recording together again.

The group was put together to benefit an Armenian music school and the first charity single will be titled 'Out Of My Mind'.

Article continues below...

In 1989 Tony Iommi and Ian Gillan re-recorded the classic Deep Purple track 'Smoke on The Water' to raise money for those affected by the Leninakan earthquake that struck Armenia in 1988 and in October of last year both Tony and Ian travelled to Armenia to see how the funds raised had helped the local community.

They visited a music school only to find it was theonly location not to have been rebuilt twenty years after the earthquake had struck.

Tony and Ian will now be heading back into the studio, joined by Jon and Nicko to record a new track to raise money to rebuild the Armenian music school.

Bassist Jason Newsted (Metallica, Flotsam & Jetsam, Voivod) and guitarist Mikko 'Linde' Lindström (H.I.M.), have added their parts to 'Out Of My Mind'.


metal talk © All written site content is copyright 2008-2018, unless otherwise stated, and is not to be used without prior permission.