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He was the band's primary composer and sole continual member for nearly five decades.While working in a factory as a teenager, Iommi lost the tips of the middle and ring fingers of his right hand in an accident, an event which crucially affected his playing style.In an interview with Guitar World magazine, he was asked if he was "ever tempted to switch to right-handed playing." Iommi responded: If I knew what I know now I probably would have switched.At the time I had already been playing two or three years, and it seemed like I had been playing a long time.; born 19 February 1948) is an English guitarist, songwriter and producer.He was lead guitarist and one of the four founding members of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath.
To do so, he fitted homemade thimbles to his injured fingers to extend and protect them; the thimbles were made from an old Fairy Liquid bottle – "melted it down, got a hot soldering iron and shaped it like a finger" – and cut sections from a leather jacket to cover his new homemade prosthetic, which created two technical problems.First, the thimbles prevented him from feeling the strings, causing a tendency to press down very hard on them.Second, he had difficulty bending strings, leading him to seek light-gauge guitar strings to make it easier to do so.After releasing Fused, he formed Heaven & Hell, which disbanded after Ronnie James Dio's death in 2010.Iommi was ranked number 25 in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time".