Black Sabbath’s frontman could become Sir Ozzy. A campaign is under way at Causes.com urging Queen Elizabeth to recognize the heavy metal icon with a knighthood. The online petition is addressed to “Honours and Appointments […]
Black Sabbath: The creators of doom-laden, scary, dark heavy metal. Eurovision: The relentlessly cheery international song contest. Normally it would be unlikely that anyone would mention them in the same sentence. Or even in the […]
An entire 40-minute concert by a nascent Rage Against the Machine playing inside a tiny record store has been unearthed and posted online. The March 29, 1992, performance was captured at the now defunct Zed’s […]
Legendary Cream drummer Ginger Baker playing for Black Sabbath? It’s not a classic rock version of fantasy football – it was an actual suggestion floated by Sabbath’s producer, Rick Rubin. In a recent Rolling Stone […]
Over the weekend, Black Sabbath announced their new record 13 will be released in June, and revealed that former Rage Against The Machine/Audioslave drummer Brad Wilk played on the album. So it’s the perfect time to review […]
Over the weekend (on January 13), Black Sabbath announced that the title of their next album is 13, that it will come out in June (no exact date was provided) and, most notably, that the […]
2012 saw the return of Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Aerosmith and (sort of) Led Zeppelin. 2013 promises lots of great albums, films and tours from some of music’s greatest legends. The Return […]
“Welcome to Ozzy Osbourne International Airport.” It sounds like something out of a parody (or a nightmare, depending on who you are), but you might be hearing that exact sentence in the future if you touch down in Birmingham, England, where Ozzy and his Black Sabbath bandmates hail from and where they formed the legendary heavy metal group.
Who’s the best hard rock band ever? It’s a subjective – and loaded – question. But according to a poll recently taken by BPI – the British Recording Industry’s trade group – Black Sabbath is the most important British hard rock band ever, followed by Iron Maiden.
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