Boston trio Slothrust have a new EP of covers, tilted Show Me How You Want it To Be, that puts their sludgy spin on songs by Al Green ("Let's Stay Together"), The Turtles ("Happy Together"), Marcy Playground ("Sex and Candy")... Continue reading…
Being dead is no longer an impediment to touring, thanks to the advances made by companies like Eyellusion, whose first live experience—a slate of shows featuring technologically-reincarnated Black Sabbath frontman Ronnie James Dio, backed by a live band—will kick off in Scandinavia next month.
He recorded “Solitude” and “Snowblind” in the late ’90s
Wonder Woman cosplay by Alyson Tabbitha. by Alyson Tabbitha River in Miyazaki, Japan. by Kei Ino Alien figure made from cicada shells. via I proposed to my girlfriend by hanging a painting in the Met. via Black Sabbath Tour Bus. via This time last year we went to the courthouse to get married. My uncle […]
During the very lean years of Black Sabbath (the late ’80s up through the late ’90s), there was one singer that Tony Iommi could rely on most when reunions, or talk of reunions, with Ozzy Osbourne or Ronnie James Dio would inevitably fall through. That man’s name is Tony Martin. There’s a surprising number of […]
Showtime has sold its soul for rock ‘n’ roll — and that’s a good thing. The premium cabler said today that it will air Black Sabbath: The End of the End, a documentary that captures the dark lords’ final concert, on October 28, justShow More Summary
Planting a gingko and listening to early Black Sabbath. Sailboat owners around Älgö have a lot of trouble with their wind indicators. The local crows use them as merry-go-rounds, which messes them up. Me: “I am daft today.” Autocorrect: “I am Daddy Toast.” Friendly local fellow gladly gave us permission to stash our excavation gear…
Ozzy Osbourne, founding member of Black Sabbath and star of the reality TV show The Osbournes, announced his retirement from the stage at least twice over the past of 20 years, but he went back on those promises both times. In a 1982...Show More Summary
What's better than a fast food-themed Black Sabbath tribute band? How about a fast-food themed Black Sabbath tribute band in 360 VR?
The latest instance of the musical death and resurrection show is none other than Ronnie James Dio, who died in 2010. Thanks to a hologram (actually a high-tech version of an old parlor trick), the former Black Sabbath frontman will start touring Europe the November 30th before hitting the States next spring. Show More Summary
"I saw Dems Scream Death open for Black Sabbath once."
Before Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio, and Heaven & Hell, late metal legend Ronnie James Dio was a doo-wop artist. (more…)
Also, Ozzy Osbourne (and Lars Ulrich and Rob Halford) list their favorite metal albums of all time. Continue reading…