Brian May Says Tony Iommi ‘Gave Birth To Metal’ As He Celebrates His 73rd Birthday

Queen guitarist Brian May celebrated the 73rd birthday of Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi by sharing a new post on his official Instagram account.

In the post, Brian shared the iconic riff that Tony wrote for Black Sabbath’s legendary N.I.B song and wanted to celebrate this special day by revealing the amazing talent of Iommi.

While celebrating Iommi’s birthday, Brian also mentioned that he is the guy who gave birth to metal music and showed how important person Tony Iommi is for the music community.

Furthermore, Brian stated that Tony is his dearest soul brother and wished him the best for his birthday. In this way, Brian also revealed how close friends they are with Black Sabbath’s guitarist.

Here is what Brian May wrote:

Big Happy Birthday to the great man who gave birth to Metal. And my dearest soul brother. Bless ya Tony!”

You can check out the post by clicking here.