Tag Archives: Black Sabbath

Charles Bradley passes at 68

Posted by on September 23, 2017

It’s rare that someone’s record career begins at age 62. It’s even rarer when their third album makes them famous at age 66. That’s the case for soul singer Charles Bradley, who died today at the age of 68 due to stomach cancer. While we don’t generally cover soul singers at Metal Insider, we’ve written about […]

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Ozzy Osbourne believes making a new record is wasting money

Posted by on September 15, 2017

Black Sabbath have officially retired and we will soon see their film The End of the End. As far as Ozzy Osbourne is concerned, his career isn’t over just yet. Rolling Stone recently interviewed the Prince of Darkness discussing several subjects such as his wife, addictions and of course, his successful career. Osbourne opened up […]

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Watch Black Sabbath play “Children of the Grave” for the last time ever

Posted by on September 5, 2017

Later this month, you’ll have the opportunity to witness something that’s both sad and triumphant – Black Sabbath’s final concert. The February 4th show at Birmingham’s 16,000-seat Genting Arena was captured live for a concert film, The End of the End. The film will screen around the world at over 1,500 theaters on September 28th. To […]

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Black Sabbath unleash new trailer for ‘The End of the End’ documentary

Posted by on August 18, 2017

We reached an end of an era when Black Sabbath said it’s over, and next month, we get to see their final show through their upcoming documentary The End of the End. The legends’ final performance was held on February 4, 2017, a sellout show in their hometown in Birmingham, concluding a historic career spanning nearly […]

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Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward reveals his top ten favorite metal albums

Posted by on July 12, 2017

Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward revealed his top ten favorite metal albums of all time via Rolling Stone. Out of all of the recent lists, we have seen thus far, he is the only one who included one of his. Additionally, it’s a rather surprising diverse list ranging from the most recent 2017’s Dead […]

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Black Sabbath to release documentary film, ‘Black Sabbath:The End Of The End’ in September

Posted by on June 28, 2017

It was just a few months ago when we heard from Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi revealing a documentary about Sabbath was in the works. Additionally, last week, we knew something big was bound to happen in September. The icons revealed The Ten Year War will be released during the end of that month which is […]

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‘The Ten Year War’ is the ultimate Ozzy-era Black Sabbath collection

Posted by on June 22, 2017

Earlier this week, we were treated to a cryptic announcement from Black Sabbath promising something called The Ten Year War coming in September. Some uber-fans surmised that might be a reissue of a promotional book with the same name from their 1978 Never Say Die album. It turns out that those people were right, but it’s a […]

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Let’s argue about ‘Rolling Stone’s Top 100 metal albums ever

Posted by on June 21, 2017

It’s not an enviable position to come up with a list of the 100 top metal albums of all time. There are so many different genres to consider. Bands that were considered “metal” back in the day sometimes barely qualify as rock these days. And the genre is 47 years old. However, Rolling Stone has made […]

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What are Black Sabbath doing?

Posted by on June 20, 2017

We know that Black Sabbath have played their last show ever, right? That’s what their Birmingham show, only a little more than four months ago, was billed as. But the band have something up their sleeves, and we’ll find out exactly what that is on Thursday. A 19-second clip, called Ten Year War, popped up on […]

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And the Metal Hammer Golden God award winners are…

Posted by on June 13, 2017

  Given that Metal Hammer came very close to ceasing to exist last year, the fact that they were able to throw their 15th annual Golden Gods awards is quite an acheivement. The UK awards show took place last night and featured performances from Avatar, Clutch, Mastodon, and Orange Goblin, whose frontman Ben Ward started […]

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