Black Sabbath have announced that the writing sessions for the forthcoming album with the band's original line-up have been moved from Los Angeles to Birmingham, England.
The band made a post on their Facebook page which read: "Sabbath has gone back to where it all started and it's been just amazing. This is where the writing of the album will be completed. Funny how it all goes full circle sometimes."
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Earlier this month, the Metal world was rocked by the news that Tony Iommi has been diagnosed with lymphoma and is currently receiving treatment.
Tony responded to the outpouring of well wishes with the decision that the band will proceed with the creation of the album despite his illness. Geezer Butler also revealed that Tony had two songs written already.