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.
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.”
Last week, we gave you the lowdownon Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History Of Metal, which takes you from the ’60s to today.
The book starts off in the pre-metal era of the ’60s, covering the Stooges, the MC5 and Alice Cooper (when “Alice Cooper” represented a band, not just the frontman).
According to Sharon Osbourne‘s candid new autobiography, Unbreakable, the wife to Prince of Darkness, Ozzy Osbourne, manipulated Ozzy to get his crap together during his 18-month relapse
After years of anticipation, battles with former drummer Bill Ward,Ozzy Osbourne‘s relapse, and guitarist Tony Iommi’s harrowing health scare, Black Sabbath finally released 13 a few months back
In today’s news that we didn’t need to know, but are still morbidly intrigued by, Sharon Osbourne had admitted that she once slept with late night television guy, Jay Leno.
In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of some of the greatest albums of the past few decades. Here, we focus on Black Sabbaths 1983 post-Dio-era curio ‘Born Again.’
“You’re all special, man, I love you all!” — “I’ll give you a round of applause!” — “Good to see you f***ers, it really is!”
Satan laughing, spreading his wings? Big black shapes with eyes of fire? Fairies with boots dancing with a dwarf? Alright, that third one doesn’t sound too scary.