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.’
Black Sabbath is incorporating some of its darkest lyrical imagery into a completely original 3D haunted maze that’s coming to Universal Studios in Hollywood.
How was Tony Iommi’s playing? How did Ozzy sound? And did the band suffer at all from not having original drummer Bill Ward with them on this tour?
Everyone was wondering “Where, oh where, did Bill Ward go?” He’s making drumstick art, but why isn’t he part of the Black Sabbath reunion? Well, according to Ward in an interview, the contract scared him […]
After 35 years of radio silence, Black Sabbath finally released an album called 13 and the highly-anticipated work by the veteran rockers hit #1 on charts around the world. Because of this unexpected success, Sabbath […]
No one expected Black Sabbath to resurrect from the depths of their retirement and hit #1. Especially not fuzzy frontman Ozzy Osbourne. But their marketing plan of inundating us for months, day and night, with […]
It’s already July. That means you only have six months to get that totally random but unique gift for your heavy metal lover. Coal in his chainmail stocking won’t work this year, but if you […]
A couple of weeks ago, Black Sabbath‘s reunion album, 13–produced by Rick Rubin—topped the album charts. The following week, it was knocked out of the top spot by Kanye West‘s Yeezus, which was executive-produced by, yes, Rubin. As […]
They’ve been number one in the minds of metal fans for decades, but Black Sabbath have just topped the Billboard 200 album chart for the first time. The Rick Rubin-produced 13 marks their first studio album with original frontman Ozzy Osbourne since […]
It’s a good thing that the ’90s are totally, like, back because Black Sabbath‘s infamously dopey frontman Ozzy Osbourne recently told Reuters that he can’t remember that decade because, well, he was under the influence […]