England’s Coventry University has named Tony Iommi Visiting Professor of Music. The institution, which in 2013 awarded the Black Sabbath legend an Honorary Doctorate Of Arts degree, is thrilled to have him. Via Revolver:
Dr. Geoff Willcocks, Coventry University’s Director Of Arts And Culture, said, “To watch Tony interact with the students was an absolute privilege. (He) is without doubt a rock icon and he’s an inspiration to so many people around the world. It’s wonderful to have such an important and respected international figure working with us.”
No word as to whether Dr. Iommi’s syllabus will include analysis of the cultural impact of such songs as “Digital Bitch” and “Sabra Cadabra.”
Read more at Revolver.