Visit the original Heavy Metal Bench
What is The Black Sabbath Bench?
The Black Sabbath Bench is a tribute attraction to celebrate the Birmingham metal band, Black Sabbath. It is located on Broad Street, above the bridge on Canal Street, also named after the band.
Who is Black Sabbath?
Black Sabbath are a heavy metal band from Birmingham, formed in 1968. It’s members are Ozzy Osbourne (lead vocalist), Tony Iommi (guitarist), Geezer Butler (bassist), and Bill Ward (drummer). Well known songs from the band include “Paranoid”, “Iron Man”, “War Pigs” and “Black Sabbath.”
The bench was opened to the public in 2019, and ever since has been a popular spot for locals and tourists!
Sit with TonyListen to Black Sabbath’s own Tony Iommi talk about his love of all things Brum…
Use our live camera Get your picture taken on the bench!
Using our new camera system,you can now take a picture of yourself on the bench. A live camera feed, allows you to capture the right moment with your family, friends, or yourself. Simply scan the QR code on the bench to access the live stream, take your picture, and download. Don’t forget to share your selfie online with the hashtag #BlackSabbathBenchSelfie.