Pouring rain, thunder, church bells tolling in the distance, and then three menacing chords from Tony Iommi‘s guitar open the title track of Black Sabbath‘s debut album. Amid these eerie tones emerges Ozzy Osbourne‘s haunting voice: “What is this that stands before me? Figure in black which points at me. Turn ’round quick and start […]
Black Sabbath have previewed their upcoming Live…Gathered in Their Masses DVD/Blu-ray/CD package that is set to be released on November 26th. Watch the clip, featuring a montage of live clips from the band’s 2013 reunion tour, below: Pre-order links for Live…Gathered in Their Masses will be up in our Online Store soon. And here’s the […]
Black Sabbath just finished their North American reunion tour. Did you miss it? Whether you attended a gig or couldn’t make it to one, the band has you covered: on November 26th, a DVD called Gathered in Their Masses will be released. The live DVD will chronicle the band’s gigs in Melbourne, Australia back on […]
In an age when anyone can become a “Guitar Hero” by firing up the Xbox and mashing colored buttons in pace with onscreen prompts, it’s good to know that some bona fide guitar heroes still know to how to shred for real. In the pantheon of rock guitar gods, few loom larger — figuratively and […]
Wrestler-turned-metal-singer Chris Jericho, on 10-minute songs, touring, and getting respect from the metal community.
30 years after his death in a plane crash, guitarist Randy Rhoads continues to exert his influence on rock music. Ozzy Osbourne producer Kevin Churko reflects on the young rocker’s legacy.
Bob Daisley On Ozzy & Sharon, Randy Rhoads, and The ‘Blizzard of Ozz’ – ‘Diary of a Madman’ Controversy
For nearly 40 years, hardcore fans of Led Zeppelin and Black Sabbath have sought recordings of the infamous “Black Zeppelin” jam session rumored to have happened between the two 1970s rock giants. 1,936