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In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2017

We are well into listmas season which means it's time to take a break from asking our favorite songwriters about fidget spinners so we can…
Scott Lapatine | December 12, 2017 - 2:04 pm

Counting Down

Black Sabbath Albums From Worst To Best

Few bands can claim to have invented an entire genre of music. The Beatles didn't do it. The Beach Boys and visionary writer and producer…
Justin M. Norton | June 21, 2013 - 2:06 pm

The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – April 2013

Metal in 2013 will to some extent be defined by two stories that made their debuts in April, one of which was included on our…
Michael Nelson | April 29, 2013 - 4:13 pm

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666-Item Auction Of Ronnie James Dio’s Belongings Begins Today

The estate of late heavy metal icon Ronnie James Dio is auctioning off 666 items from the artist's personal collection, including his guitars, stage outfits,…
Julia Gray | September 14, 2018 - 11:59 am

Black Sabbath Play Final Concert

Black Sabbath wrapped up their year-long farewell tour last night with a two-hour gig in their home city of Birmingham. As the BBC reports, the…
Peter Helman | February 5, 2017 - 2:19 pm

Watch Temple Of The Dog Reunite In Philadelphia

Short-lived Seattle grunge supergroup Temple Of The Dog reunited in Philadelphia last night, kicking off their first-ever tour in celebration of the 25th anniversary of…
Peter Helman | November 5, 2016 - 12:06 pm

Hear Ryan Adams’ Bluegrass Covers Of Slayer & Black Sabbath, Improvised “Frightened And Rabid” At Newport Folk Fest

Ryan Adams returned to the famed Newport Folk Festival yesterday, where he performed bluegrass versions of his songs with some assistance from the Infamous Stringdusters…
Peter Helman | July 24, 2016 - 4:12 pm

Black Sabbath Announce Farewell Tour Dates

Black Sabbath have announced their farewell tour after nearly five decades together as a band -- albeit a band with many different lineups. This lineup…
Caitlin White | September 3, 2015 - 2:26 pm

Ozzy Osbourne Says Final Black Sabbath Album & Tour Will Happen Next Year

Black Sabbath were supposed to play one final show this November at Ozzfest Japan, but that quickly dissolved into an Ozzy Osbourne solo gig, possibly…
Chris DeVille | April 28, 2015 - 2:50 pm

Today In Black Sabbath’s Facebook Feud

A quick update on Black Sabbath's public infighting this week: First, drummer Bill Ward posted to Facebook that he wouldn't play with Sabbath again until…
Chris DeVille | April 17, 2015 - 4:16 pm

Bill Ward Will Not Play With Black Sabbath Until Ozzy Apologizes

What the hell is going on with Black Sabbath? First, the band announced they would do one last album and one last tour before calling…
Michael Nelson | April 15, 2015 - 5:58 pm

Black Sabbath’s Big Farewell Show Is Actually An Ozzy Osbourne Solo Gig

Black Sabbath previously promised their fans one final show -- but something must have gone haywire since. Instead of the trio reuniting for Ozzfest in…
Caitlin White | April 9, 2015 - 1:44 pm

Black Sabbath Announce Final Show

Last year, Black Sabbath, the greatest and most important metal band of all time, announced that they planned on making one last studio album and…
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2015 - 11:41 am

Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler Jailed After Bar Fight

Geezer Butler is a 65-year-old millionaire, and he's taken up vegan activism in recent years. But he's also the bassist and lyricist for motherfucking Black…
Tom Breihan | January 29, 2015 - 9:23 am

Watch Foo Fighters Put On Corpsepaint, Cover Black Sabbath With Zac Brown For Halloween At The Ryman

Just as they followed up the Chicago episode of Sonic Highways with a club show at Cubby Bear, Foo Fighters followed their HBO show's Nashville…
Chris DeVille | November 1, 2014 - 2:36 pm

Watch Foo Fighters Cover Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs” With Zac Brown On Letterman

When the Foo Fighters announced a five-day residency on the Late Show With David Letterman as they're getting ready to drop both an album and…
Tom Breihan | October 14, 2014 - 9:02 am

Black Sabbath Plan One Last Album, Tour

In an interview with Metal Hammer, Ozzy Osbourne announced that Black Sabbath would be recording a new album, and that it would be their last.
James Rettig | September 29, 2014 - 11:27 am
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