“It’s got new chapters bringing everything up to date including my battle with lymphoma.”
Let’s take a look at this week’s albums, reissues and other musical goodies from classic artists making musical waves yet again.
Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan and Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi are about to release a somewhat confusing collection that includes lesser known material from both artists’ careers, as well as some of their collaborations. Jokingly titled WhoCares, it’s likely that heavy metal and hard rock fans will care a lot.
Over the weekend, Black Sabbath performed their first concert since reuniting (again) with singer Ozzy Osbourne at England’s O2 Academy. More significantly, it was their first concert since guitarist Tony Iommi had been treated for […]
Starting with Tony Iommi’s sudden lymphoma diagnosis in January, it’s not been so easy for Black Sabbath’s original members to get the old band back together. And the reunion roadblocks just keep coming. Drummer Bill […]
When mainstream music magazines rank the greatest guitarists of all time, the same names tend to linger toward the top of the list: Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Led Zeppelin‘s Jimmy Page, the Rolling Stones’ Keith […]
A Black Sabbath “REUNION” is a much of a “REUNION” as Van Halen…no Michael Anthony and if there’s no Bill Ward, that’s false advertisement. Like when Subway wouldn’t give a $5 Footlong on Leap Day. […]
I knew this proposed Sabbath reunion was too good to be true–Tony’s got cancer and Bill’s got a bad contract…according to him. Hopefully Rick Rubin is STILL involved with the new album. Or at LEAST […]
The much-anticipated[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Black Sabbath[/lastfm] reunion tour of 2012 may be put on hold. A rumor circulating in the festival industry says Tony Iommi’s unfortunate illness forced the band to cancel a headlining gig at Coachella in California.
Two books and a possible reunion? Black Sabbath look to be pretty ambitious in their advancing years…either that or Sharon needs a new 24K bathroom in the guest house.