Tony Iommi, Ian Gillan release album together
Last year, rock heavyweights Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath) and Ian Gillan (Deep Purple) teamed up to form WhoCares and release a pair of songs to raise funds to rebuild a music school in Armenia. Now, the guitarist and singer have set a release date - June 22 - for an entire WhoCares album, according to Ultimate Classic Rock.
The album will feature the two WhoCares tracks (which also feature Jason Newsted, Nicko McBrain, Linde Lindstrom and Jon Lord), along with rareities from Iommi and Gillan's vaults. Other songs include a Deep Purple studio jam, an unreleased song from Gillan's band Repo Depo, two unreleased songs from Iommi and Glenn Hughes, b-sides and radio performances.
"As I said once in the song 'Razzle Dazzle' - 'It's a real fine line between an orgy of destruction and a wonderful time,'" Gillan said...