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Tag Archives: Tony Iommi

Tool, Killswitch Engage, Death Angel, among 2020 Grammy nominees

Posted by on November 20, 2019

The nominees are in for the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards, which takes place on Sunday, January 26th at the Los Angeles STAPLES Center. While snubbing metal seems like a tradition at the Grammy Awards, we still have one category to look forward to: Best Metal Performance.   This year’s Best Metal Performance nominees are: 01) […]

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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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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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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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Candlemass streaming new song “Astorolus – The Great Octopus” featuring Tony Iommi

Posted by on January 11, 2019

Candlemass are gearing up to release their first album in nearly seven years with The Door to Doom on February 22nd via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2012’s Psalms for the Dead marks the group’s first album with vocalist Johan Langquist in over thirty years who left after the band’s 1986 debut Epicus Doomicus Metallicus. […]

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Candlemass to release ‘The Door To Doom’ in February

Posted by on December 6, 2018

On February 22nd, 2019, Candlemass’ new album The Door To Doom will arrive. The highly anticipated follow-up to 2012’s Psalms for the Dead will mark the group’s first album with vocalist Johan Langquist in over thirty years who left after the group’s 1986 debut Epicus Doomicus Metallicus. Additionally, Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi will be featured […]

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Legendary record producer Chris Tsangarides has passed away

Posted by on January 8, 2018

Sad news strikes once again. Over this past weekend, legendary record producer, sound engineer, and mixer Chris Tsangarides passed away yesterday morning (7th). The 61-year-old started the new year with an unfortunate battle with pneumonia and heart failure, according to his daughter, Anastasia Tsangarides. The rock producer has worked with many iconic artists including Judas Priest, […]

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Black Sabbath documentary, live album in the works

Posted by on April 10, 2017

Black Sabbath recently concluded their extended The End tour consisting of over eighty dates, spanning across the globe in North/South America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, and concluding in Birmingham Genting Arena last February. Roughly one month later, the group officially closed the door on their extensive and historical career. However, according to guitarist Tony […]

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Black Sabbath say it’s over

Posted by on March 8, 2017

When Black Sabbath announced their final tour back in 2015, everyone seemed to kind of take it with a grain of salt. Ozzy Osbourne had “retired” back in the ’90s, only to return with the “Retirement Sucks” tour. There was talk of another Black Sabbath album after 13, even if they weren’t going to tour. And […]

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