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Black Sabbath's reunion tour and album successes have been marred by the death of a longtime former roadie.

Eddie 'The Rocker' Norton, 62, was killed when he lost control of his motorbike in Thailand and crashed into a street sign.

Reports suggest he may have suffered a heart attack.

Norton was a close friend of Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi.

A memorial ceremony will be held at the Our Lady of Fatima Church in Quinton, England on Saturday (29Jun13).


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Darkblade's picture


He had a hell of a life being a roadie for Tony Iommi. I'm sure he's on the other side smiling thinking of the life he lived. One most of us only dream of. See you on the other side Eddie. \m/

1 year 5 months ago
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