Tag Archives: Ozzy Osbourne

News: BLACK SABBATH – Ten Year War Box Set (September 2017)

BLACK SABBATH

Heavy metal legends release a limited edition vinyl box set on 29 September via BMG. ‘The Ten Year War’ brings together their eight Ozzy-fronted albums, plus many other rarities, all housed within exclusive artwork created by renowned street artist, graphic … Continue reading

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Gig review: BLACK SABBATH – 02 Arena, London, 31 January 2017

Black Sabbath - DOWNLOAD, 10-12 June 2016

Gloomy, doom-laden and portentous. And that was just the weather at North Greenwich station. A busker was smashing out ‘War Pigs’ in the ticket hall on his Gibson SG. Quite a crowd of gig-goers had gathered and he finished with … Continue reading

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News: Win AC/DC Book and Black Sabbath ‘Ultimate Collection’ (Competitions)

AC/DC - "In Full Flight"

“In Full Flight” is a limited edition 128 page photographic account of AC/DC during the years 1978-1982.  Covering the final months with Bon Scott and earliest times with Brian Johnson, the book also features relevant quotes from contemporary magazines, memorabilia, … Continue reading

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Album review: CRIMSON STONE – Crimson Stone

Crimson Stone - Crimson Stone

La Choza De Doe [Release date 07.06.15] Which came first the chicken or the egg?  Put it another way, do bands like Crimson Stone try to fit a pre-existing musical mould? Crimson Stone show just enough imagination within a huge … Continue reading

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Album review: ARON SCOTT – Earthquake

ARON SCOTT – Earthquake

CD Baby [Release date 04.08.15] Every now and then you stumble upon a kick ass album such as ‘Earthquake’ by Canadian rock guitarist Aron Scott, to remind us that the true spirit of rock & roll is very much alive. ‘Earthquake’ … Continue reading

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News: OZZY, SCOTT WEILAND, T.REX – Wednesday 7 January 2015

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Ozzy Osbourne is set to appear in Las Vegas in on a one-off concert production called ‘Hell Gate’. It is set to take place around Halloween this year. Universal Music are to release the first three Tyrannosaurus Rex albums on … Continue reading

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Album review: BLACK STATE HIGHWAY – Black State Highway

Black State Highway

HNE Recordings Ltd [Release date 18.08.14] ‘Black State Highway’ is a self titled 8 track debut album by a young Brighton band of retro rockers who provide their own contemporary take on classic hard rock. They may unashamedly tip their … Continue reading

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Gig review: JAKE E LEE’S RED DRAGON CARTEL – Islington Academy, 6 June 2014

Red Dragon Cartel performed a stunning set in London on Friday night to mark a remarkable return to form for guitar hero Jake E. Lee. The legendary riff-master, best known for providing Ozzy Osbourne with some of his finest 80’s … Continue reading

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Album review: ALICE COOPER – Reissues (Trash/Hey Stoopid)

Alice Cooper - Trash

Hear No Evil [Release date 23.09.13 and 27.01.14] Alice Cooper is not an artist whose back catalogue has seen much by way of remastering and re-issues and I’ve longed for Bob Ezrin to dig out the original recordings of Love … Continue reading

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Album review – RED DRAGON CARTEL – Red Dragon Cartel

Red Dragon Cartel

      Frontiers Records [Release date 24.01.14] One of the most instantly recognisable riffs in rock is the opening bars of ‘Bark At The Moon’ from Ozzy but the magic fingers on the fret board belonged to one Jake … Continue reading

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Album review: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY – Unblackened

Black Label Society - Unblackened

Armoury Records [Release date 23.09.13] Recorded at the Club Nokia in Los Angeles this highlights Zakk Wylde and the Black Label Society in acoustic mode, well as acoustic as Zakk Wylde can get! Derek Sherinian (Black Country Communion/Dream Theater) is … Continue reading

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Album review: SHADES OF REMEMBERANCE – Veil

   Burn All Records [Release Date: 26.04.13] Ohio’s Shades Of Remembrance are metal band with proggy leanings on an album that straddles both genres rather than fuses the two. ‘Veil’ duly delivers enough speed, intensity, resolute playing and dark themes to … Continue reading

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Album review: SUNS OF STONE – Suns Of Stone

Self release [Release Date: 24.05.13] Ottawa’s Suns of Stone are a classic rock band with bluesy influences. They cross over from Bad Company at their best to The Black Crows, with occasional Purple influences that extend beyond the familiar title … Continue reading

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To Master Reality with Black Sabbath, Let Philosophy be Your Guide by William Irwin

  William Irwin is the editor of Black Sabbath and Philosophy: Mastering Reality (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012) and here he gives us his views on what we may expect from the new Black Sabbath album currently being recorded… To Master Reality with … Continue reading

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THE PROPHETS OF ADDICTION – Babylon Boulevard

Cargo Records The Prophets of Addiction’s debut album “Babylon Boulevard” is a dark and sleazy effort that sits somewhere between latter day Faster Pussycat and early Dogs D’amour. The album was self produced but mixed by ex- Ozzy Osbourne bassist … Continue reading

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GUS G (Firewind) Video Interview – 14 September 2012

More information Listen in to Get Ready to ROCK! Radio… Click the appropriate icons at the top of the page. Power Plays w/c 17 July 2017 DANIELLE MORGAN Shy (indie) BIGFOOT The Fear (Frontiers) JUDIE TZUKE So (Big Moon) JONNY … Continue reading

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OZZY OSBOURNE – Speak Of the Devil

 Eagle Rock 2012 This live DVD has been available as a Japanese import for some time but now those lovely folk at Eagle Rock give it a full release. This concert was recorded at Irvine Meadows, California on June 12th … Continue reading

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10 Q’s with ADAM WAKEMAN (OZZY OSBOURNE/HEADSPACE)

Keyboards player Adam Wakeman is a busy man with the debut Headspace album due in May and then on the road with Black Sabbath and Ozzy & Friends. 1. What are you currently up to? I have just arrived back … Continue reading

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10 Q’s with John Sinclair (OZZY/URIAH HEEP)

John Sinclair has played keyboards for Uriah Heep, Ozzy Osbourne, the Cult and more. He now spends his time running music workshops, private therapy sessions and online counseling. Find out more at his website 1. What are you currently up to? … Continue reading

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