I’ve seen a lot of posts and messages asking for some sort of update on Tony Iommi. Some of them beliggerant – that he “owes” Sabbath fans an update. Bah.
I wanted to post this in response to all of that. There is no update. If you know anyone who has ever gone through cancer treatments, you should know what it does to them. I’ve asked myself, and was told that Tony’s requested privacy on the matter of his cancer treatments. Which is his right – it’s a private matter, and if he doesn’t want it to be discussed, he’s under no obligation to do so.
I’m sure many of you reading this message are suffering from some sort of personal health issue – and I doubt you’d want to blast it over the Internet, either. There’s no update until such time that Tony decides there is an update. It’s his cancer treatment, he can dictate how he wants that information disseminated.
There’s also no update on the Bill Ward situation, either.
When there is news on any front, you can be sure I’ll post it. I know they continue to work on the music as Tony’s situation allows, but then you knew that already. That’s not new news.
Hang in there – when there’s something to be told, it will be told. Remember, if you have to ask if there’s news, there isn’t any.