Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Releases Doomy New Song ‘Scent Of Dark’

BLACK SATURDAY guitarist Tony Iommi He has launched “Scent of darkness”, his first musical composition since writing a classic piece for Birmingham Cathedral in 2017 and his first rock song since SATURDAY‘s “13” album in 2013.

To match “Scent of darkness”arrival, Iommi has announced that it will also launch a fragrance, designed in collaboration with the luxury Italian perfume house Sheriff and Sergio momo.

Written by Iommi, “Scent of darkness” features Tony next to Momo on the guitar, Jimmy crutchley on the bass, Ash sheehan in the battery, Rebecca rose on cello and Julianne Bourne on the violin.

“I’ve had the riff for quite some time and had never done anything with it.” Iommi he commented, “but it gave us a base to start with. We built the track with drums programmed at the beginning and then Mike exeter I did a bass and keyboard demo, and added my guitar solos, just to give us an idea of ​​what it would sound like. Then we add the strings. I worked with string sections in SATURDAY albums before, but this was a whole new experience. “

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Iommi spoke in more detail about how “Scent of darkness They came together. “I have recorded many riffs and tracks [in recent years] with Mike exeter“, said.” And with this one, I couldn’t imagine who would sing in it; it just seemed ideal to leave it as instrumental. I’ve had the main part for a while and just added a few new parts to it. Then I added these other more somber riffs to blend in with this perfume idea. I really liked the idea of ​​using some violins and cellos and stuff, and we did it on this track. “

As for Iommiinvolvement in the aforementioned fragrance, he said it was the result of his friendship with Momo. “It’s something that has always interested me, since the early days of products like Brut and Old spice, which they always gave me for Christmas “, Iommi said. “Once I started to travel the world with SATURDAY however, I began to discover different types of fragrances from other countries and began to collect them. I met Sergio through another friend of mine, and Sergio he kindly sent me a box of his fragrances and asked if I’d be interested in creating my own, which I certainly wasn’t expecting. Sergio He suggested that I create a list of things that I like to smell. He developed a few different samples from my suggestions and I chose the one I like. “

IommiThe signature fragrance will be available beginning November 29 at select retailers or at the Sheriff website.

Iommi + Momo author of the photo: Max sticca


TotalRock interviewed Sabbath legend Tony Iommi earlier this week about his new song and the accompanying fragrance, ‘Scent of Dark’.

Listen to the full interview on ‘The Collective’ on Monday. #blacksabbath #tonyiommi

Posted by TotalRock on Thursday, November 25, 2021

Posted by TotalRock on Thursday, November 25, 2021

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