For more than three decades fans have been waiting for a Black Sabbath album with the original founder, the Lord of Darkness himself, whose distinctive growl along with Toni Iommi's pulse-grinding rhythms influenced generations of metal heads to pick up an ax and replicate the metal purity that reve ... More >>
Step One: Admit the world and worry obliterating limitations of Indie Rock, Top 40 and basically everything else.
Boss getting you down? Spouse (or partner) ripping you a new one? Fido pissing in the house? Friend forgetting to pay you the $20 that you loaned him (or her) last Friday night? Is your ... More >>
Roger CaldwellFinally, another excuse to use this photoMost all of us know the deal when it comes to new music from a famous, old school rock artist:
It's a waiting game.
A waiting game daunted with a lot of vague answers, and sometimes pretty flaky behavior. Some would say this is due to ... More >>
Black-Sabbath.comCompared to some of our more recent offerings, the sound quality on this hard-to-find, recently unearthed recording leaves something to be desired -- perhaps someone can use their 21st-century tech to scrub some of the mud off this back-pocket recording passed down like a well-wo ... More >>
Your daily dose of national music news for Wednesday, July 21, 2010...Tony Iommi and Ozzy have settle out of court over the rights to the name "Black Sabbath."You would think Ice-T would get a break from New York cops since he plays one on TV. If you're trying to decide on a baby name, maybe you sho ... More >>
This year was such a good one for heavy music, I wound up having to cheat when putting this list together. I just couldn't settle on ten albums that kicked my ass the hardest in 2009; there were dozens of candidates. The best I could do was fourteen, so each of my top four slots are ties.
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Your daily dose of national music news for Monday, June 1, 2009...
In a moment of clarity, Ozzy Osbourne realized he's not receiving his proper share of Black Sabbath royalties. So, he's suing Tony Iommi.
Disgraced producer Phil Spector received a sentence of 19 years to life for the murder o ... More >>
The 11th grade Biology teacher once shared this insightful observation aimed specifically at those of us with long hair: "Sons, this country is divided into three groups of people: the people who shower before work (re: white collar workers); the people who shower after work (see "blue collar"); and ... More >>