Guitar legend Tony Iommi has been appointed the role of Visiting Professor of Music at Coventry University. Last year the university awarded the founding member of Black Sabbath with an Honorary Doctorate Of Arts for his outstanding contribution to global music. Dr. Geoff Willcocks, Coventry University’s Director Of Arts And Culture, said, “To watch Tony […]
In a recent Time Out Dubai interview, Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler (pictured on left) talked about founding drummer Bill Ward and the writing sessions of 13 saying, “He just couldn’t do it anymore.” Read what Butler had to say below: We started off with Bill Ward this time around and it just didn’t happen… […]
Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has said the band’s Hyde Park gig this July could be their last — ever. The band will headline the British Summer Time Festival in London July 4, topping a bill that also includes hard rock luminaries such as Soundgarden, Faith No More, Motörhead, Soulfly, Hell, Bo Ningen and Wolfmother. Speaking […]
Metal legend Ronnie James Dio—who fronted Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell, Rainbow, and, of course, Dio, among others—passed away four years ago today. His final public appearance turned out to be the 2010 Revolver Golden Gods Awards where he received the Best Vocalist trophy. In remembrance of him, we have posted his acceptance of the […]
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Avenged Sevenfold’s Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengence Win Dimebag Darrell Best Guitarist Award at Golden Gods; Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Accepts Album of the Year Award — Video
This past Wednesday night, April 23, at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Zakk Wylde and Ace Frehley presented the first-ever Dimebag Darrell Best Guitarist Award. The nominees included Jerry Cantrell of Alice in Chains, Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath, John Petrucci of Dream Theater, Zoltan Bathory & Jason Hook of Five Finger Death Punch, […]
The Revolver Golden Gods Awards Show Returns with America’s Biggest Night of Hard Rock and Heavy Metal
Slayer Debuts New Song “Implode” During Surprise Performance Black Sabbath Takes Home Album of the Year Honor; Five Finger Death Punch Awarded Song of the Year Guns N’ Roses Close the Show with Epic Headlining Set; Nicolas Cage Presents Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award to Axl Rose The Revolver Golden Gods Awards Show returned […]
In this week’s Album of the Week poll, you, the fans, voted Sevendust to the top spot, for their album Time Travelers & Bonfires. Check out the top five vote-getters below: 1. Sevendust – Time Travelers & Bonfires 2. Kyng – Burn The Serum 3. Black Sabbath – The Complete Studio Albums (1970-1978) Box Set 4. […]
This week sees new shit from Emmure, Kyng, Sevendust, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to vote as many times as you want. […]
Exclusive: Kill Devil Hill, Featuring Former Members of Pantera and Black Sabbath, Premiere New Music Video, “Leave It All Behind”
The metal supergroup’s latest album, Revolution Rise, is out now!