The Story Behind Black Sabbath's Iron Man

In honor of MGK's Black Sabbath Free Ticket Weekend, here's the story behind Black Sabbath's 'Iron Man' from the band members themselves, find out what inspired it (hint, not a super hero), problems recording the drum tracks & why the band feels the song is the essence of Sabbath's sound.  Plus find out how to score free Sabbath tickets all weekend. 

MGK welcomes Black Sabbath to BB&T Pavilion on August 19 for their farewell tour. Call in to win free tickets all weekend long when you hear ‘Sage Advice’, from The Prince of Darkness.  @Work Network Members get an extra chance to win and the best times to listen.

The Story Behind The Song: Black Sabbath's Iron Man

With its complex, sci-fi storyline and equally weighty sonics, Iron Man went on to become so much more than just another Sabbath track - but don't go thinking it's about the superhero... There's a well-thumbed story that the Black Sabbath song Iron Man was inspired by the Marvel Comics character of the same name.