Tag Archives: Black Sabbath

Lady Gaga’s favorite metal song is by Black Sabbath

Posted by on October 3, 2014

It’s no surprise by now that Lady Gaga likes metal. All you have to do is look at the ridiculously awful album cover for Born This Way, in which she actually is metal, to see that. She’s also hung out at SXSW watching Lazer/Wulf, brought Babymetal on tour with her, and got to meet some of […]

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Black Sabbath to work on new album

Posted by on September 29, 2014

Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne recently told Metal Hammer magazine that there will be a new album, and writing will most likely start in early 2015. This record would follow-up 13, which came out in 2013. Said Osbourne, on beginning to work on new material: “It’ll be sooner rather than later. Obviously a lot of it […]

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Sick of It All “Get Bronx,” Announce Tour

Posted by on September 24, 2014

New York hardcore legends Sick of It All have released another new song, “Get Bronx,” citing the mighty Black Sabbath as influencing the ending of the track. Said the band: “Get Bronx is a term we came up with and use amongst a group of our friends in the NYHC scene. It is used to describe […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Paranoid’ by Black Sabbath turns 44 years old

Posted by on September 18, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day. This is another legendary album. Again. What can I say about this one? After Sabbath came out with their revolutionary debut, they followed it with one of the most famous albums of all time. Period. “Paranoid,” […]

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Watch some guy cover Black Sabbath with a water bottle bass

Posted by on September 15, 2014

What’s it take to upstage Geezer Butler? Trick question – you can’t. However, some guy came close by fashioning a bass out of a water bottle, a board and two strings, and pulling off a pretty impressive cover of “Iron Man.” According to the description, YouTube user Tychsen81 and his friends made the instrument with […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Tyr’ by Black Sabbath turns 24 years old

Posted by on August 20, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. Today, it’s Black Sabbath’s third album to feature Tony Martin, Tyr, which was released 24 years ago today. After the awesome Headless Cross album with Tony Martin, Sabbath followed it up with a bit […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Born Again’ by Black Sabbath turns 31 years old

Posted by on August 7, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. 31 years ago today, Deep Purple vocalist Ian Gillan replaced Dio, and gave a whole new style to Black Sabbath with the release of  Born Again. This is the first Sabbath album since […]

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Yep, heavy metal spin class is a thing

Posted by on July 29, 2014

Brooklyn is no stranger to trends, trend pieces or metal. Every now and then, the three combine. for something that’s either awesome, a head-desk moment, or a combination of the two. We’re talking about a borough where there was a black metal tasting menu, for the love of satan. Brooklyn’s St. Vitus was the place […]

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Metal Insider’s top 5: musicians that came back from health issues

Posted by on July 21, 2014

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. As we write this, Primus drummer Tim Alexander has just successfully underwent triple bypass heart surgery following a heart attack on Friday. An update from the band suggests that everything went well, stating: “The Mighty Tim ‘Herb’ Alexander […]

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Today in Metal: ‘The Last in Line’ by Dio turns 30 years old

Posted by on July 2, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. 30 years ago today, Dio released the followup to his legendary Holy Diver, and called it The Last in Line. Just yesterday we spoke about the greatest albums of 1984, and of course, this is one […]

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