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Tag Archives: Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath announce 50th anniversary box set of ‘Paranoid’

Posted by on August 7, 2020

Black Sabbath has announced the 50th anniversary box set of their second studio album, Paranoid. The anniversary box set dubbed, Paranoid: Super Deluxe Edition features 5 LPs, beginning with Paranoid itself, and a rare 1974 quad mix of the album, folded down to stereo. The other 3 LPs in the set were compiled from two separate concerts from its […]

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Zakk Sabbath releases cover of Black Sabbath’s “Black Sabbath”

Posted by on July 3, 2020

  Zakk Wylde and his Black Sabbath tribute band Zakk Sabbath have released a cover of Black Sabbath’s eponymous track. The cover is part of a larger project helmed by Wylde to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Black Sabbath’s self-titled debut. Back in May 2019, Wylde announced that Zakk Sabbath would be “faithfully re-record[ing] the […]

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SiriusXM to Host Virtual “The Spirit of Ozzfest Weekend” Event

Posted by on July 1, 2020

    Ozzfest is going virtual.  SiriusXM’s Ozzy’s Boneyard (channel 38) will be hosting a virtual “The Spirit of Ozzfest Weekend.” Premiering Friday, July 3 at 5PM ET with repeat airings through July 6, Jack Osbourne and Luc Carl will be bringing metal fans live performances, as well as exclusive stories, from Ozzfests past.  The full […]

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Black Sabbath are selling ‘Black Lives Matter’ T-shirts

Posted by on June 17, 2020

  Black Sabbath are selling T-shirts in support of Black Lives Matter. The shirt is themed after the group’s iconic Masters of Reality album as 100% of the net proceeds are going to the Black Lives Matter global network foundation. T-shirts are available at this location.    

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Metal By Numbers 5/13: Killswitch Engage charts for charity

Posted by on May 13, 2020

  Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Killswitch Engage is just one of many bands that were forced to cancel their touring plans in the wake of the pandemic. Now, as previously reported, they’ve released an EP where 100% […]

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60 bands disbanded in the 21st Century so far (2000-2020)

Posted by on January 10, 2020

As we saw with bands such as Mötley Crüe, Rage Against the Machine, Vio-lence, Mr.Bungle, Possessed, Exhorder, and many more that have disbanded/went on a hiatus and returned, there’s always a chance for a group to reform. They can also reappear for a quick reunion just to disappear again and sometimes come back once more, […]

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Metal Insider’s 225 Best Metal Albums of the Decade (2010-2019)

Posted by on December 16, 2019

As each year approaches its end, we share our year-end lists highlighting the best of the best of the year. However, we were taken aback, realizing that not only will 2020 mark a new year, it also marks a brand new decade. It’s true what they say; time flies when you’re having fun, listening to […]

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Check out Corey Taylor’s Halloween playlist

Posted by on October 31, 2019

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has curated a special playlist just for Halloween. The collection consists of 26 songs ranging from artists Slipknot, Talking Heads, W.A.S.P, Dangerous Toys, Iron Maiden, Public Enemy, Marilyn Manson, Slayer, White Zombie, Venom, Megadeth, Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, Alice Cooper, Behemoth, Motley Crue, and more.  Listen to the playlist below:

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Listen to cover of Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs” rewritten to be about ‘Home Alone’

Posted by on October 23, 2019

We’ve been enjoying quite a few mashups lately including Greta Thunberg’s speech morphed into a Swedish death metal track, Slipknot mixed with the Spice Girls, and Metallica and Kanye West mashup. While the holidays are around the corner, a YouTuber went ahead and shared a cover of Black Sabbath’s “War Pigs” with lyrics based on […]

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Tony Iommi and Lars Ulrich sends thoughtful message of support to James Hetfield

Posted by on October 2, 2019

It’s been a week of uncertainty as Metallica have been relatively quiet since they announced postponing their Australian and New Zealand tour due to James Hetfield re-entering treatment. We’re still shocked on this news. The group had an incredible performance roughly twenty days prior at their S&M2 concert, which we will soon see again in […]

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