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Tag Archives: Black Sabbath

Musicians react to Manchester attack

Posted by on May 23, 2017

21,000 people, many of them teen and tween girls and their parents, out for a good time at a concert. For at least 22 of them, it was the last night of their lives. The tragic suicide bombing that took place outside an Ariana Grande show in Manchester, UK hit home to a number of musicians, […]

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Mac Sabbath take on fast food mascots with “Pair-a Buns”

Posted by on May 3, 2017

Mac Sabbath are dumb, but you already knew that. The novelty band, which is both a Black Sabbath tribute and a critique of fast food delivered by warped versions of McDonaldland characters, have been extending their 15 minutes of fame. They just wrapped up their second nationwide tour, this time with fellow heavy novelty purveyors […]

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Black Sabbath documentary, live album in the works

Posted by on April 10, 2017

Black Sabbath recently concluded their extended The End tour consisting of over eighty dates, spanning across the globe in North/South America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, and concluding in Birmingham Genting Arena last February. Roughly one month later, the group officially closed the door on their extensive and historical career. However, according to guitarist Tony […]

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Find out how much Black Sabbath, Bad Religion, A Day to Remember and more made on the road

Posted by on March 16, 2017

​If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, and we’ve summarized them here for you. This time, we got a fairly short list of shows to report on but the numbers and bands […]

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Spotify Playlist: Hyborian share list of favorite science fiction-themed metal songs

Posted by on March 14, 2017

On Friday (17) Hyborian will be releasing their debut album, the accurately-titled Hyborian Vol. 1. The stoner rock band’s album tells a story about an intergalactic time traveling being called The Traveller and is inspired by the Conan series style of writing. With that in mind, singer/guitarist Martin Bush made a playlist of his favorite Sci-Fi- […]

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Find out how much Red Hot Chili Peppers, Limp Bizkit, Black Sabbath and more made on the road

Posted by on March 9, 2017

If you keep wondering how much your favorite bands make when they head out on the road, Billboard‘s Boxscore released their latest batch of earnings and attendance from many artists, and we’ve summarized them here for you. This week, we will take a look at Manchester in the UK and see how much they like going […]

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Black Sabbath say it’s over

Posted by on March 8, 2017

When Black Sabbath announced their final tour back in 2015, everyone seemed to kind of take it with a grain of salt. Ozzy Osbourne had “retired” back in the ’90s, only to return with the “Retirement Sucks” tour. There was talk of another Black Sabbath album after 13, even if they weren’t going to tour. And […]

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What bands could have their own metal retirement community?

Posted by on March 7, 2017

Jimmy Buffett has made a career out of singing about getting wasted and taking it easy. Many of us could live without ever hearing “Margaritaville,” his 1977 hit about a lazy drunk guy, again, but he’s built a restaurant chain out of the song. In fact, he’s got two chains, as “Cheeseburger in Paradise” is […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/22: Overkill grind up the charts

Posted by on February 22, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It was heartening to see Kreator reach a high spot on the charts a few weeks back. Many metalheads will agree that while the Big Thrash Four are of high status for a reason, […]

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Metal By Numbers 2/15: The charts went to see a Star War

Posted by on February 15, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. It’s not every day you find a metal band dedicated to playing select pieces from John Williams’ legendary score with Darth Vader on guitar. But that’s what Galactic Empire is, and the fact that […]

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