Tag Archives: Black Sabbath

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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Black Sabbath’s Bill Ward dedicates new song “Arrows” to Las Vegas shooting victims

Posted by on October 1, 2019

Black Sabbath’s Bill Ward has released a new song “Arrows.” The track is dedicated to the victims of the 2017 Las Vegas mass shooting that took place exactly two years ago today (1st). Honoring the victims on the shooting’s second anniversary, Ward’s new song features drummer Brian Tichy (Whitesnake, Foreigner, Ozzy Osbourne), bassist James LoMenzo […]

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Black Sabbath members unveil ‘Black Sabbath Bridge’ and bench in Birmingham

Posted by on June 26, 2019

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery have launched a new exhibition today (26th) called Black Sabbath 50 Years, which will run through September 29th (purchase tickets here). The exhibition presented by Home of Metal, celebrates the band’s legendary career from the perspective of their fans as it will feature historical photos, memorabilia, personal stories, a photography […]

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Zakk Sabbath to recreate Black Sabbath’s debut LP

Posted by on May 23, 2019

Black Sabbath tribute band Zakk Sabbath has a special plan for the 50th anniversary of the legendary metal act’s self-titled debut album. The band, fronted by Ozzy Osbourne guitarist and Black Label Society frontman Zakk Wylde, will be recreating the album in its entirety, right down to its recording style and release date. However, the […]

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Black Sabbath reunites with Bill Ward at “Grammy Salute to Music Legends”

Posted by on May 13, 2019

On Saturday (11th), the Grammy Salute to Music Legends was hosted in Los Angeles, CA and Black Sabbath members Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler attended. During the night, the two reunited with the band’s original drummer Bill Ward and were honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the The Recording Academy. Rival Sons performed a […]

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Metal Insider recognizes mental health awareness month

Posted by on May 9, 2019

May has been recognized as mental health awareness month since 1949, and this year marks the seventieth year of its annual observance. Within the last few years, the music world has been hit with significant losses including Keith Flint, Chris Cornell, Jill Janus, Chester Bennington, Kyle Pavone, Dolores O’Riordan, and more due to suicide, addiction, […]

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Candlemass premiere “Astorolus – The Great Octopus” music video featuring Tony Iommi

Posted by on January 30, 2019

Sweden’s Candlemass is set to release The Door To Doom on February 22nd on Napalm records. “Doom” marks the bands 12th release in their heavy history as a defining force of the doom genre. The group has released the music video for “Astorolus – The Great Octopus.” The track appears third on the record and features a […]

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World Metal Congress to hold first convention this March

Posted by on January 30, 2019

The first-ever World Metal Congress is set to convene this year. The event will take place in London, UK on March 22 and 23 at the Rich Mix Cinema with the premise of bringing together a global community of like-minded metalheads. Split up over two days, the convention has two distinct programs. Day one will […]

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Deadland Ritual (Black Sabbath/Guns N’ Roses) announce European Tour

Posted by on January 28, 2019

Deadland Ritual, the new project featuring Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler (bass), Billy Idol/Vince Neil guitarist Steve Stevens, Guns N’ Roses/ Velvet Revolver drummer Matt Sorum and Apocalyptica frontman Franky Perez have announced their first European tour. The trek is scheduled to kick off on June 4th in Copenhagen, DK and will run through June 21-23rd […]

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Listen to Weezer cover Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid”

Posted by on January 24, 2019

Weezer have surprised their fans with a 10-track covers album titled The Teal Album. The group decided to give their fans something to hold over until their upcoming LP, Weezer (The Black Album) arrives on March 1st. While Weezer isn’t considered metal at all, these rockers shocked us with their cover of Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid.” […]

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