Black Sabbath—who late last year confirmed the recording of their first new album in more than 33 years and a worldwide headlining tour—have had to put some plans on hold due to Tony Iommi’s battle with lymphoma. At this time, Black Sabbath will perform only one show of this summer’s previously scheduled European tour. It [...]
Metallica have posted a video recap of the final night of their 30th anniversary shows in San Francisco, earlier this month. In it, you can see Metallica performing with Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine, Black Sabbath’s Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler, producer Bob Rock, Jason Newsted, original bassist Ron McGovney, guitarist Lloyd Grant, and many more, as [...]
For the finale of Metallica’s four-night 30th Anniversary concert extravaganza on Saturday night at San Francisco’s the Fillmore, the legendary thrash band reunited onstage with the musicians of its earliest lineups for a rendition of the song “Hit the Lights.” Guitarist Dave Mustaine, who’s made his name with Megadeth in this years since his departure [...]
The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund held its first annual Awards Gala on November 1. The event will took place at the Playboy Mansion, and Dio’s former bandmate Geezer Butler, as well as Rita Haney, long-time girlfriend of the late Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell, were honored. The event also included a [...]
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Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, and Bill Ward working with Rick Rubin!
The Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund has announced that they will be hosting their first annual Awards Gala, on November 1. The event will take place at the Playboy Mansion in Holmby Hills, California. Those being honored on the night include Dio’s former bandmate Geezer Butler, as well as Rita Haney, [...]
Contrary to earlier reports, guitarist Tony Iommi is calling news of a Black Sabbath reunion merely “speculation.” The “official” news comes from an article published in the Birmingham Mail earlier today. On his own website, Iommi says: “I’m saddened that a Birmingham journalist whom I trusted has chosen this point in time to take a [...]
UPDATED: Tony Iommi has issued a statement calling this “speculation.” Read about it here. The original lineup of Black Sabbath—Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, and Bill Ward—have reunited and are working on a new album, according to birminghammail.net. Beginning in June, Osbourne and Iommi began writing new material together. ‘‘We’re really looking forward to [...]
Megadeth bassist David Ellefson manned the backstage interview