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Tag Archives: Charles Bradley

Charles Bradley passes at 68

Posted by on September 23, 2017

It’s rare that someone’s record career begins at age 62. It’s even rarer when their third album makes them famous at age 66. That’s the case for soul singer Charles Bradley, who died today at the age of 68 due to stomach cancer. While we don’t generally cover soul singers at Metal Insider, we’ve written about […]

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Metal by Numbers: Hey Baby… metal

Posted by on April 13, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Okay, well technically, the biggest selling rock/metal act of the week is Black Stone Cherry, whose butt-rock debut for Mascot landed them the #15 current album in the country, but just behind them by […]

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Black Sabbath’s “Changes” gets soulful makeover

Posted by on December 9, 2015

We previously wrote about Charles Bradley’s cover of Black Sabbath’s “Changes” when the song was initially covered by the soul singer for Record Store Day last year. Bradley, in his late ’60s, didn’t get his start in music until he was in his late ’40s as a James Brown impersonator, and his horn-driven take of […]

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Listen to the most soulful Black Sabbath cover ever

Posted by on December 18, 2013

This year, a soulful 65 year old reinvigorated Black Sabbath. Of course you probably think we’re talking about Ozzy Osbourne, and while 13 was one hell of a comeback, that’s not who we’re referring to. Charles Bradley didn’t get his official start in music until he was in his late ’40s, performing as a James Brown […]

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Ghost BC, Nine Inch Nails, QOTSA To Play Lollapalooza?

Posted by on March 28, 2013

While nothing’s official yet, it looks like the lineup of this year’s Lollapalooza has leaked. According to blog Slicing Up Eyeballs (ed note: ouch) multiple sources have confirmed that a leaked photo of the lineup, which is due to be announced next week, is legit. Headlined by The Cure, Mumford & Sons, the Killers and […]

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