Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath's Debut Album 50 Years Later, the Core of Heavy Metal

50 years ago on February 13, 1970 Black Sabbath dropped their self-titled and game-changing debut album. Many in the world consider this project to be the first Heavy Metal album and the birth of the genre. The band consisting of guitarist Tony Iommi , drummer Bill Ward , bassist Geezer Butler and...
Read More

Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Shows Support For Metallica's James Hetfield

Tony Iommi has J ames Hetfield ’s back. The legendary Black Sabbath guitarist is showing support for the Metallica frontman as he enters rehab. “My best out to James Hetfield,” Iommi posted on Facebook. “You’ve done the right thing seeking help - I’m thinking of you my friend and wishing you all...
Read More

"The End" Is Here. Black Sabbath Performs Final Concert In Birmingham

Black Sabbath performed their final concert ever in Birmingham, England on Saturday, February 4 as part of their "The End' tour. The setlist and Twitter video can be seen below. BLACK SABBATH SETLIST 1 - Black Sabbath 2 - Fairies Wear Boots 3 - Under The Sun / Every Day Comes And Goes 4 - After...
Read More

Kelly Osbourne's "There Is No Secret" Book Due April 25

April 25 sees the release of "There is No F*cking Secret: Letters From A Badass Bitch", the new memoir from Ozzy Osbourne's daughter Kelly. In the book, the 32-year-old TV personality shares stories through a series of letters detailing everything from her mom Sharon's cancer to "The View" racism...
Read More

Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Writes Music For Birmingham Cathedral

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi worked with his friend the Dean of Birmingham, England, the very Reverend Catherine Ogle, on a five-minute arrangement which celebrates peace, harmony, and the Cathedral's role in the heart of the city. Check out the video for "How Good It Is" below featuring...
Read More

Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Reveals Lump In His Throat Wasn't Cancerous

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi recently had successful surgery to remove a non-cancerous lump from his throat. Back in December, Iommi revealed in an interview that doctors detected new activity in his throat but were unsure whether the lump was cancerous until he had the operation. Iommi told...
Read More

Black Sabbath Guitarist Tony Iommi To Receive More Cancer Treatment

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi will undergo surgery to have a lump removed from his throat, just in case it's cancerous. Iommi will receive treatment before the final leg of Sabbath's farewell tour begins next month. Iommi tells the Irish Times: "There's no activity where I had the cancer...
Read More

Black Sabbath and Twisted Sister Perform Final U.S. Concerts

Black Sabbath performed their final U.S. concert on November 12 in San Antonio, TX and fan-filmed video of "Paranoid" can be seen below. Sabbath still have some international dates remaining on their "The End" tour, but as the band told social media followers, "Thank you North America for coming...
Read More

Stryper Concert Review (10/26/16 in Denver, CO)

Stryper brought their 30th Anniversary To Hell With The Devil tour to Denver's Summit Music Hall on Wednesday night (October 26) and I was very lucky to catch the show at all! As a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan, I was preoccupied watching the Cubbies win Game 2 of the World Series. By the time I made...
Read More

Black Sabbath's "The Ultimate Collection" Due In October

Black Sabbath will release The Ultimate Collection on October 28 via BMG. The 31-track collection will be available as 2CD, 4LP and digital download. A limited edition "Crucifold" edition will follow on November 18. A "Super Deluxe Edition" of Paranoid will also be released November 11 and details...
Read More

Pages