Tag Archives: Ozzy Osbourne

Metal By Numbers 10/29: Wait, you already knew Slipknot was #1?

Posted by on October 29, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Through collective industry clairvoyance, everyone already knew that Slipknot’s long-awaited new album would top the charts. Hell, people were talking about this last week. People were probably even talking about it months ago before the […]

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Here’s what “Thriller” sounds like in 20 different styles

Posted by on October 28, 2014

Didn’t have enough of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” from the The Walking Dead/”Thriller” mashup we posted yesterday? Maybe you’d like to hear it in a few different styles? Maybe like 20 different styles? Ten Second Songs’ Anthony Vincent, who we’ve covered before, has returned to cover the song in 20 different vocal styles, including Marilyn Manson, Cannibal […]

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Black Sabbath to disband after next album

Posted by on October 24, 2014

It’s been four years since Ozzy Osbourne’s last solo album, Scream, and it’s pretty safe to say that no one’s clamoring for another solo album from the Ozzman unless we’re talking about something on the level of 1991′s No More Tears. That’s not stopping Ozzy from returning to his solo career after releasing another Black Sabbath album, […]

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Ozzy Osbourne hopes Bill Ward can return to Black Sabbath

Posted by on October 23, 2014

In an interview with LoudWire, Ozzy Osbourne speaks of another Black Sabbath album and tour, which leads – of course – to the situation with drummer Bill Ward. Said Osbourne, on what it was like playing together as a band again: “The only down thing was that Bill Ward, the drummer, was not on tour with […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/23: Charts are pretty witchin’

Posted by on October 23, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Missed this column last week? We did too. That’s why we did all we could to make this week’s edition extra great. How you ask? By including new albums from the likes of Exodus, […]

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Ozzy Osbourne Launches Ozzfiesta (a Five Day Festival at a Mexican Resort)

Posted by on October 14, 2014

We’ve long debated whether or not Ozzfest would ever return to the U.S. Well, now you can travel south of the border for what could be considered a new take on Ozzy Osbourne’s traveling festival. It’s been announced that the Osbourne clan are launching Ozzfiesta, an all-inclusive, five-day event taking place from May 27-31 next […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 14th – Hammer and Life

Posted by on October 14, 2014

This will likely go down as one of the best release weeks all year. Nothing is held back, and the level of greatness on display will boggle the minds of those not prepared. Get ready, and don’t say I didn’t warn you.   Exodus, Blood In, Blood Out (Nuclear Blast) A lot of people say that […]

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Ozzy: U2 made it difficult for younger bands

Posted by on October 10, 2014

Ozzy Osbourne spoke his mind on U2′s latest marketing methods, giving every registered iTunes user a copy of their latest album (whether they wanted it or not). Speaking to Shortlist, the iconic metal singer weighed in: “I think it’s good in one way, and bad in another. People got so p*ssed off with it, it was terrific. […]

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Metallica to Rock in Rio in Las Vegas; Sepultura play Times Square

Posted by on September 29, 2014

Metallica will be making their seventh appearance at Rock in Rio, but this time it will be Las Vegas, NV. Coming to to the US for the first time since its inception in 1985, Rock in Rio USA is set to launch on May 8th and 9th, then May 15th and 16th at the MGM […]

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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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