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Tag Archives: Black Sabbath

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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Tony Iommi hints Black Sabbath will continue to perform live, release albums

Posted by on February 7, 2017

Tony Iommi is once again hinting that Black Sabbath’s final world tour, dubbed “The End,” is actually not the end. The iconic metal pioneers took the stage Saturday night in their hometown of Birmingham, England, to close out the final leg of their year-long farewell tour. Speaking to U.K. radio station Planet Rock, Iommi told […]

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Here’s the last song of Black Sabbath’s career

Posted by on February 4, 2017

If suddenly, it seems like the world just got significantly less metal, you’re right. Black Sabbath earlier tonight played the final show of their tour, and what’s being billed as the last one of their career, where it all began, in Birmingham back in 1968. Just after the show ended, they posted footage of “Paranoid,” […]

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New & Noteworthy: February 3rd

Posted by on February 3, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new music from Soen and Black Star Riders, a 30th Anniversary Edition of Judas Priest’s Turbo, a Gene Hoglan instructional DVD and more. If you want to check out […]

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Spotify playlist: Witherfall’s favorite supergroups

Posted by on February 2, 2017

Witherfall, whose debut album Nocturnes and Requiems is out on February 10th, has a classic heavy sound to it that suggests the band has been around for longer than 2013, which is when the project first officially formed. Former White Wizzard members Joseph Michael and Jake Dryer got together with drummer Adam Sagan (Circle II Circle, Into […]

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Former Black Sabbath keyboardist Geoff Nicholls dead at 68

Posted by on January 30, 2017

This Saturday (4) Black Sabbath will play their last-ever live show before retiring. However, this past Saturday, the Sabbath camp suffered another less, as longtime keyboardist Geoff Nicholls passed away following an ongoing battle with lung cancer. While he joined Black Sabbath for 1980’s Heaven and Hell, it was as the second guitarist, but he wound up […]

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Donald Trump could be the first metalhead president

Posted by on January 17, 2017

Regardless on how everyone feels, this Friday (20) Donald Trump will become the 45th President of the United States of America. I’m sure many were curious to see who would perform at his inauguration. At one point, Vince Neil was rumored and that news didn’t last too long. We now know the official revilement includes […]

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‘Ultimate Black Sabbath’ collection due out just before band’s last show

Posted by on January 17, 2017

  While many of us managed to witness Black Sabbath’s final tour which is still going strong overseas, their touring career will come to an end on February 4th in Birmingham, where it all began for the  band. Rhino has decided is time for the release of the Ultimate Black Sabbath collection via Rhino. Whether […]

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Tony Iommi composes song for Birmingham Cathedral

Posted by on January 5, 2017

We might not  be getting any more music from Black Sabbath after they retire from performing next month (but then again we might!), but at least the doesn’t mean that its members are going to stop making music. In fact, guitarist Tony Iommi just composed a piece of music, “How Good It Is,”  for the […]

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