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Black Sabbath roadie dies in motorbike accident

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Jun 23, 2013 | 5:21pm EDT

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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