Currently in the studio recording their highly-anticipated reunion album, heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath have released a 25-minute video clip of the group's 1975 performance on 'Don Kirshner's Rock Concert' that reminds fans of just how great classic Sabbath really were.
He may be the "Prince of Darkness," but if his fans have their way, Ozzy Osbourne may actually be saluted by real royalty. The Birmingham Mail reports that an Australian woman has launched an online petition in an attempt to get Ozzy Osbourne nominated for knighthood.
Few bands would turn down having Tony Iommi backing them up, and soon more bands will get the chance. The Black Sabbath guitarist has a treasure trove of riffs laying around, unused, in his studio. Queen's Brian May has inspired Iommi to put them to good use.
After 35 years, countless comings and goings, multiple health scares, and at least one aborted reunion attempt, (most of) the classic Black Sabbath lineup is finally back together and ready for the world to hear some new music.
Phish has earned a reputation for peppering its set lists with left-field covers over the years, and the band held true to form during its 2012 New Year's Eve show on Dec. 31, treating the audience to Phish-ified versions of hits by Black Sabbath and the Steve Miller Band.
Black Sabbath's 2012 reunion tour may not have turned out exactly as planned, but the year is closing out with a welcome treat for diehard fans: a box set collecting new vinyl pressings of the nine albums the band released between 1970-78.
Ever since they reunited this summer, we've known that Black Sabbath have also been working on 15 new songs for an upcoming album. Today we learned that the band plans to release the album next spring.
One year ago Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath released his memoir, 'Iron Man: My Journey Through Heaven and Hell With Black Sabbath.' The hard cover book came just before his lymphoma diagnosis, leaving the full story untold. That will change this fall when Iommi releases the paperback version.
The split between Black Sabbath and longtime drummer Bill Ward over a contract dispute has been well documented, but the musician still has positive feelings toward the group and says in a new interview that he's hoping that there will eventually be a return to the band.
The reunited Black Sabbath (well, almost) performed at Lollapalooza on Aug. 3 in Chicago, and now a number of fan-filmed videos (branded by Jason Jude) have gone online at YouTube to mark the occasion.
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