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Tag Archives: Black Sabbath

Melvins & Sleep’s Al Cisneros premiere Black Sabbath cover “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath”

Posted by on September 11, 2018

The Melvins have teamed up with Sleep’s Al Cisneros to release a new EP called Sabbath. The EP is scheduled to feature two tracks and will be released later this year. The group has premiered the first song from the upcoming EP with a cover of the classic Black Sabbath track “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath.” We […]

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New poll shows heavy metal is the UK’s favorite music genre

Posted by on June 21, 2018

We were crushed when we found out hip-hop surpassed rock music, which was based off of Nielsen Music’s 2017 year-end report. However, based on a recent poll from an online casino operator, bgo.com has revealed heavy metal is the most popular genre in the UK. The poll states that 20% of the UK population favors […]

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The rock icons that shaped heavy metal

Posted by on April 25, 2018

Heavy metal developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, primarily in the United Kingdom, with roots in blues-rock and psychedelic/acid rock. The unbridled energy and abrasive sounds, characterized by frenetic guitar distortion, pounding rhythms and deafening screaming, portrayed an emotional intensity that had never been explored before. There were quite a number of emerging rock bands […]

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How Ozzy Osbourne and Zakk Wylde helped a pizza delivery guy after theft

Posted by on March 1, 2018

According to CBS News Canada, Zakk Wylde and Ozzy Osbourne helped out a pizza delivery driver named Josh Cook following an incident in which his car was stolen. One evening while Cook was delivering pizza, he heard his car engine rev up. He ran outside just in time to see his vehicle speeding off with […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/24: Veils, vales, and sales

Posted by on January 24, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. So Black Veil Brides have a new album called Vale, but it’s “vale” as in a valley, not “veil” as in “the bride had a black veil.” Just remember that it’s “Vale by Black Veil Brides” and […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/17: Watain eclipse the charts

Posted by on January 17, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The ball is finally rolling in 2018 with a trio of black metal releases and one metal video game album. Lots more releases are coming up in January and we’re also getting some big […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/10: The charts don their gay apparel

Posted by on January 10, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Okay, so it’s two weeks too late to make Christmas jokes, but in my defense I didn’t show up today thinking I was going to be writing about a deathcore band that screams/growls about […]

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Metal By Numbers 1/3: Last of the 2017 sales

Posted by on January 3, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. The first MBN of 2018 isn’t usually all that exciting. There’s always a bit of a drought in new releases and it takes a bit for things to get rolling again. I always like […]

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Metal By Numbers 12/20: War on Christmas

Posted by on December 20, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. No, there isn’t actually any Christmas music on here nor do I think there is a war on Christmas. Anyway, it’s a pretty sizable list of debuts this week including the surprise live album […]

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Metal Insider contributor Zach Fehl’s top 10 of 2017

Posted by on December 15, 2017

Here we are, prematurely wrapping up the dumpster fire that was 2017 and looking optimistically towards the nuclear irradiated fires of 2018. While it’s certainly been interesting in terms of world events, at least there has been a lot of good music released along the way. Having taken up writing New & Noteworthy (shameless self […]

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