Tony Iommi has told Classic Rock that Heaven & Hell’s tribute set for Ronnie James Dio at High Voltage is a one-off.
It’s not only singer Ronnie James Dio who is in the wars over at the Heaven And Hell camp. Guitarist Tony Iommi, who has had stem-cell treatment on a dodgy hand, may have to go under the knife again. And drummer Vinny Appice is recovering from surgery on his shoulder. Maybe the band should be renamed Heaven And Ail!
If the Noughties taught us anything, it was that what a band actually mean when they ‘split up’ is that, ‘We’ll be back when nostalgia makes you miss us’. So, here are 10 of the reunions that fired– or should that be ‘failed to fire’?! – our imaginations during the last decade. This is in no particular order.