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Classic Interview: Ronnie James Dio, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler Talk Heaven & Hell

Classic Interview: Ronnie James Dio, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler Talk Heaven & Hell

Remember the legendary vocalist on what would have been his 72nd birthday. Horns up!

Fall 2014 Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Black Sabbath Collection Announced

Fall 2014 Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Black Sabbath Collection Announced

Converse has announced the Fall 2014 Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Black Sabbath collection. It will feature three new styles inspired by album artwork from Black Sabbath’s classic records ‘Never Say Die’ and ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath,’ as well as iconic live photography. Check them out below.       Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Never […]

Philip Anselmo & the Illegals Cover Black Sabbath’s “Planet Caravan”–Video

Philip Anselmo & the Illegals Cover Black Sabbath’s “Planet Caravan”–Video

Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals played a cover of Black Sabbath’s “Planet Caravan” during their June 17 set in Amsterdam. Fan-filmed footage can be seen below.

Black Sabbath with Mariachi Trumpets and Afrobeat Drumming? Check out Brown Sabbath’s Cover of “N.I.B.”

Black Sabbath with Mariachi Trumpets and Afrobeat Drumming? Check out Brown Sabbath’s Cover of “N.I.B.”

Brown Sabbath is the alter ego of Austin-based psych-funk collective Brownout, who reinterpret the catalog of metal godfathers Black Sabbath on their new full-length, Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath, on June 24. Here, the band has teamed with Revolver to premiere their cover of “N.I.B.” Check it out below and let us know what you think […]

Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi to Teach at Coventry University

Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi to Teach at Coventry University

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 […]

Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler on Bill Ward: “He Just Couldn’t Do it Anymore”

Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler on Bill Ward: “He Just Couldn’t Do it Anymore”

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… […]

Tony Iommi Says Black Sabbath’s Hyde Park Show Might Be Their Last

Tony Iommi Says Black Sabbath’s Hyde Park Show Might Be Their Last

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 […]

Ronnie James Dio Remembered: Watch His Final Public Appearance and Interview

Ronnie James Dio Remembered: Watch His Final Public Appearance and Interview

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 […]

Photos: Black Sabbath Live in Hollywood

Photos: Black Sabbath Live in Hollywood

Check out live photos courtesy of Stephanie Cabral!

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, […]