Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath's Bill Ward Hospitalized with Heart Problems

Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has been hospitalized after suffering unspecified heart problems, and as a result has been forced to cancel an …

Classic Rock

'Loudwire Music Awards' On AXS A Win For Loudwire And Heavy Metal

On October 24 some of the biggest names in hard rock and heavy metal gathered at Los Angeles’ Novo Theater for the first annual <i>Loudwire Music Awards</i>. Fans saw a mix of cross-generational metal acts, from iconic artists like Judas Priest’ Rob Halford, winner of the Lemmy Lifetime Achievement Award, …

Van Halen

Bill Ward Hospitalized For Heart Problem, Day Of Errors Tour Cancelled

Drummer <b>Bill Ward</b> (ex-<b>Black Sabbath</b>) was recently hospitalized with a heart issue that has forced him to cancel his planned December run of West Coast …

Santa Cruz

Paloma Faith takes early lead in albums chart race

The Official Charts Company Midweek Sales Flash is in.<p>In what looks poised to be a week of chop and change in the albums chart, Paloma Faith’s The …

Sam Smith

Black Label Society's New Song 'All That Once Shined' Is Doomy

It's been a big year for Zakk Wylde. He's been on the road with his Black Sabbath tribute band Zakk Sabbath, linked back up with Ozzy Osbourne and …

Ozzy Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne to bring his Farewell Tour to Israel in July

Osbourne last performed in Israel in September of 2010 at Tel Aviv’s Park Hayarkon as part of Ozzfest, Osbourne’s long-running multi-band metal …

Israel

On death of AC/DC's Malcolm Young, rockers tweet tributes | NOLA.com

After the death of Malcolm Young, co-founder and rhythm guitarist of AC/DC, was made public Saturday (Nov. 18), his fellow rockers tweeted …

AC/DC

Weekly Wire: Your New Music Playlist of the Week Featuring Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden + More

Hear the week's best new tracks, featuring Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Green Day, Stone Temple Pilots and more.Continue reading…

Green Day

Electric Wizard on Sabbath Worship, Doom Domestic Bliss, Death of Rock

Dorset, England's Electric Wizard sit at the pinnacle of the doom-metal movement, having released classic efforts like <i>Dopethrone</i> that helped shape …

Nuns on the drums! The bizarre world of 'superniche' cover bands

Elvis has his share of impersonators. Obscure 60s garage rockers and neo-Nazi punks, less so. We meet the weirdest tribute acts on the circuit – from an all-women Fall to a heavy metal Bee Gees<p>You wouldn’t say the place was packed. There are, perhaps, 20 people in the back room of the Unicorn pub …

Watch Black Sabbath Play 'Iron Man' For The Last Time

<b>Black Sabbath</b> have released live footage of their classic track "Iron Man," which originally appeared on the Paranoid album in 1970. The footage was …

Rock Music

Secret London: Why you should go and explore Eel Pie Island this weekend

In an attempt to take you all out of your comfort zones, our Secret London series uncovers little-known locations in the city and beyond.<p>This week, …

London

How to Win An Election, According to Danica Roem

Last Tuesday, the election of Danica Roem to Virginia’s House of Delegates—part of a wave of progressive electoral wins across the country—lit up the …

Danica Roem

Five Noteworthy Facts You May Not Know About Converge

Converge are in the unique position of being "a high school band that never broke up," as guitarist Kurt Ballou told Berklee College of Music during …

Boston

Black Sabbath - Ten Year War

was under the impression this wasnt getting an US release and havent heard anything on the contrary since it was released in the UK.<p>Stumbled on this …

Weekend Chill - Warming Up for Thanksgiving - NOAA Models: Toasty December

No weather drama between now and the weekend after Thanksgiving, not close to home. Stormy weather is likely over the Pacific Northwest and New …

Climate Change

Every ‘80s Metallica Song, Ranked

One of the most authoritative and forward-thinking metal bands of the ’80s, Metallica helped make thrash a worldwide phenomenon. By blending the fast …

H.P. Lovecraft

Black Sabbath Reflect on 'The End': 'It Was So Weird Saying Goodbye'

As band releases film and album of last-ever concert, Ozzy Osbourne & Co. look back on their farewell tour and ahead to what the future might hold<p>It …

Music

Geezer Butler Opens Up About The End Of Black Sabbath

<i>Listen To This Eddie is a weekly column that examines the important people and events in the classic rock canon and how they continue to impact the world of popular music.</i><p>Most bands wish they could go out like this. In 2015, Black Sabbath announced they were calling it a career after almost 50 …

Music

Black Sabbath Guitarist Tony Iommi's Daughter Toni Marie Iommi Releases New Single

<b>Black Sabbath</b> guitarist <b>Tony Iommi</b>‘s daughter <b>Toni Marie Iommi</b> has followed him into the world of music. However, while heavy metal may technically be …

Guitar

10 Greatest Covers of Black Sabbath Songs [Watch]

Black Sabbath are the most influential metal band of all time. What’s one way to prove that statement? Just see how many rock, metal and even pop …

Tony Iommi

BLACK SABBATH dévoile la vidéo live de la chanson « War Pigs »

<b>BLACK SABBATH</b> sortira un CD/DVD/Blu-ray live, intitulé The End, le 17 novembre via Eagle Rock Entertainment. Vidéo live de la chanson « War Pigs » …

Heavy Metal

Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler Looking to Play Music Again in 2018

Legendary <b>Black Sabbath</b> bassist <b>Geezer Butler</b> says he's enjoying his "retirement" from the stage, but he also knows it won't last forever.<p>Butler, along …

Rock Music

Electric Wizard - Wizard Bloody Wizard

Sabbath-tinged sludge from the Dorset doom-mongers...There's an excellent article over on the spoof punk website The Hard Times titled <b>'Innovative</b> …

Why November 15th Matters In Rock History

It’s November 15th and here are some reasons why this day matters in rock history:<p>In 1974, <b>The</b> <b>Faces</b> released “You Can Make Me Dance, Sing or …

Music

How Hip-Hop Made Metal Fashion – and How Pop Culture Killed It

<i>From ‘Yeezus’ to Lil Uzi Vert, band merch to Vetements, we break down the modern history of metal fashion and hip-hop intersecting, and how it all</i> …

Music

Distortion And Overdrive: Brief History Of Development [News]

<b>Features</b>: At one point things just started getting heavier.

Guitar

Weekly Wire: Your New Music Playlist Featuring Evanescence, Greta Van Fleet and More

Hear the best of the week in our new playlist.Continue reading…

Guns N’ Roses are the final headliners for Download Festival 2018

Guns N’ Roses will headline Download Festival 2018.<p>The prolific rockers follow Ozzy Osbourne and Avenged Sevenfold onto the lineup for the event, …

Ozzy Osbourne

Sammy Hagar: 'Eddie Alex Van Halen have still got it against me and Mike Anthony'

Thursday, November 9th, 2017 4:12pm<p>By Scott Colothan<p>Sammy Hagar © Getty Images<p>Days after he said there was no chance of a reunion, Sammy Hagar has …

Eddie Van Halen