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Carmine Appice Picks His Favorite Heavy-Metal Drumming Songs

Carmine Appice Picks His Favorite Heavy-Metal Drumming Songs

Carmine Appice, drummer for Vanilla Fudge and Cactus, is currently working on the Carmine Appice’s Rockaholics Metal Fan Camp set for August 26-30 at Full Moon Resort in the heart of the “Forever Wild” Catskill Forest Preserve, just one half hour west of Woodstock, New York. Appice will be joined by “camp counselors” including singer-guitarist Eric […]

Video: Gus G Roasts Zakk Wylde

Video: Gus G Roasts Zakk Wylde

In anticipation of the upcoming Rock & Roll Roast of Dee Snider, we’re taking a look back at some highlights from last year’s roast of Zakk Wylde. With Zakk on the hot seat, it seemed a no-brainer to have him roasted by the man who eventually took his place as Ozzy Osbourne’s lead guitarist, Gus […]

Turisas Announce Dates for Revolver-Sponsored “Guards of Glory” 2013 Tour

Turisas Announce Dates for Revolver-Sponsored “Guards of Glory” 2013 Tour

We’re proud to announce that we’ll be sponsoring the newly announced Guards of Glory Tour next year, which will be headlined by Finnish folk-metal band Turisas. The tour kicks off February 2, 2013 in Jacksonville, Florida. All the dates can be found below. Joining Turisas will be American avant-garde metal band Stolen Babies and Greek […]

‘Randy Rhoads’ Book Signing, GJ2 Guitar Giveaway September 8 in Los Angeles

‘Randy Rhoads’ Book Signing, GJ2 Guitar Giveaway September 8 in Los Angeles

A new Randy Rhoads biography is available now for $99 from Velocity Publishing Group. The 400-page, full-color book by Steven Rosen and Andrew Klein features hundreds of rare photographs and samples of memorabilia and chronicles an oral history of Rhoads’ life through the words of the people who knew him. The book is packed with […]

Zakk Wylde Set to Host Sports Talk Show on SiriusXM

Zakk Wylde Set to Host Sports Talk Show on SiriusXM

Earlier today, SiriusXM satellite radio announced that Black Label Society frontman and guitar hero Zakk Wylde will be hosting a weekly talk show centered on sports. Zakk will be joined by Ken Thomson for Wylde on Sports, which is set to debut September 4 on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio. The show will air weekly through […]

Ozzy Osbourne Pulls Out of Show at Last Minute, Cites ‘Vocal Concerns’

Ozzy Osbourne Pulls Out of Show at Last Minute, Cites ‘Vocal Concerns’

Last night (June 20), only minutes from stage time, Ozzy Osbourne pulled out of a show on his Ozzy And Friends tour in Mannheim, Germany. The singer chalked it up to “vocal concerns.” The ill-timed announcement came just after Zakk Wylde’s Black Label Society had completed their set — and fans were waiting for Osbourne […]

Ozzy Osbourne on New Black Sabbath Album: “We’ve Written About 15 Songs So Far”

Ozzy Osbourne on New Black Sabbath Album: “We’ve Written About 15 Songs So Far”

This coming weekend, legendary metal band Black Sabbath will be headlining the U.K.’s Download festival. In the meantime, however, it seems the band have been busy writing material for their upcoming studio album. “We’ve written about 15 songs so far,” Osbourne recently told NME. “Whether they’ll get on an album … you just keep on […]

Video: Ozzy Osbourne Performs Black Sabbath Cuts with Zakk Wylde, Geezer Butler

Video: Ozzy Osbourne Performs Black Sabbath Cuts with Zakk Wylde, Geezer Butler

Last night was the first Ozzy & Friends show of the summer, which featured Ozzy Osbourne performing with a huge range of special guests, including Zakk Wylde, Slash, Gus G, Geezer Butler, Blasko and more. Since the Ozzy & Friends dates are taking the place of what were due to be Black Sabbath dates before […]

Firewind Streaming New Album, ‘Few Against Many’

Firewind Streaming New Album, ‘Few Against Many’

Greek power metal band Firewind — who feature in their ranks current Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Gus G — are now streaming their new album, Few Against Many, online. You can listen here, courtesy of Guitar World, and be sure to tell us what you think in the comments. “I want us to re-invent our sound […]

Drummer Bill Ward to Sit Out Upcoming Black Sabbath Shows

Drummer Bill Ward to Sit Out Upcoming Black Sabbath Shows

With Black Sabbath’s first live dates of the year looming, many fans were still wondering whether or not drummer Bill Ward would be joining the legendary band on stage. Hopes were raised when Ward was once again added to the band’s Facebook page as a member recently, but an official statement from Ward now brings […]