Black Sabbath

Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath (animated for Radio.com by Jakob Strunk)

Radio.com Minimation: Ozzy Osbourne on Why They Named the Band ‘Black Sabbath’

The question that birthed a genre: “Don’t you think it’s strange that people pay money to go and get scared to death at horror movies?”

03/02/2015

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Geezer Butler Addresses ‘Unfortunate’ Bar Fight Arrest

Butler was arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault, public intoxication and vandalism.

01/30/2015

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Mac Sabbath Is a McDonald’s-Themed Black Sabbath Tribute Band

Fronted by a Ronald McDonald lookalike, the band also features an evil-looking Mayor McCheese and the Hamburglar on drums.

12/24/2014

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JACK’s Inside Track: Tony Iommi & Tom Jones

This could be ALMOST as good as Pat Boone’s “In a Metal Mood” album!

104.1 JACK-FM–07/21/2014

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Five Great Albums By Classic Artists In 2013

We’re grateful that some of the greatest artists of all time are still adding to their respective legacies with excellent new albums. Here, then, are five great albums that legends released in 2013.

12/30/2013

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Not Fade Away: Revisiting ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’ & the Riff that Saved Black Sabbath

In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of great albums as they celebrate significant anniversaries. Here, we look back at Black Sabbath’s fifth album, 1973’s ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath.’

12/27/2013

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Black Sabbath Adds 2014 Tour Dates

While a majority of the North American shows will take place in Canada, the dates on this continent start and end right here in the United States, with Sabbath set to perform at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on March 31, then hit Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl on April 26.

11/15/2013

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Radio.com Inside Out: Birmingham, the Birthplace of Metal

Jason Newsted, who played bass in Metallica for 15 years (and Ozzy Osbourne‘s band for a year), sums it up nicely: “Black Sabbath is timeless, ageless, and I guess could be considered the godfathers of our kind of music.”

10/16/2013

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Book Report: ‘The Merciless Book of Metal Lists’

Last week, we gave you the lowdownon Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History Of Metal, which takes you from the ’60s to today.

10/15/2013

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