Archives for March 2003

BLACK SABBATH SCREENSAVER

Got an email today about a Black Sabbath screensaver that was made by Sabbath fan John Niendorf. There is a screen capture to the right here, and it shows you Sabbath cover art while playing a tune. It’s pretty decent. If you want to check it out, you can download a copy from his site […]

BLACK SABBATH BOOK DUE

A new book on Black Sabbath is due soon. This book is about the history of the band from 1979-1997, and is entitled "Black Sabbath: Never Say Die! 1979-1997". Written by Garry Sharpe-Young, this book will shed some light on the lesser known portions of the band’s history. Judging from the book he put out […]

WINNERS OF THE ORAL HISTORY SABBATH BOOK

Short and sweet – here are the answers and the winners to the most recent contest. Answers What former Fleetwood Mac member was briefly a member in Black Sabbath? (Answer: Dave Walker) What was the (first) name of Ozzy’s first wife? (Answer: Thelma) What long running British Science Fiction show was the inspiration for a […]

BLACK SABBATH MAILING LIST

The mailing list has a new home – again. <sigh> I’ve moved to Yahoo Groups – which I didn’t initially want to do, but the prospect of keeping the list free is what led me to go there. Accordingly, the signup page has been altered with new instructions on how to sign up and unsubscribe. […]

LINK TO ME

For the longest time I’ve had folks ask if I have an ad banner that people could use when linking to me. Well, I finally decided to make one. See the banner below. Copy this file to your server (please don’t link directly from here) and you can use that. Also, as you can see, […]

TONY MARTIN WEBSITE

Last August, I published an interview with Tony Martin, in which he answered numerous questions from fans and the like. You can check out that interview here. In it, Tony talks about his website opening soon. Well, this morning, I got an email telling me that it had opened. You can check it out at […]

NEVER SAY DIE DVD WINNERS

I also picked the winners for the previous giveaway today, too. First, here are the answers to the questions… Who was the primary opening act for the US Never Say Die Tour? (Answer: Van Halen) Bill Ward sung the final track on the Never Say Die album. What is the one other Black Sabbath song […]

YET ANOTHER CONTEST

And the giveaways keep rolling on… :) This time we’re giving away three copies of the Mike Stark book "Black Sabbath: An Oral History", which chronicles the history of the band from the start up until the 1997 Ozzfest "reunion" shows. It’s got a bunch of cool things about it, you can read my write-up […]

SEE A CONCERT, BUY THE DVD

This isn’t Black Sabbath related, but I thought it was a cool story, so I’m passing it along. It’s about a movement to make live concert CD’s available 5 minutes after the show is over – so you could purchase the show you just attended. Check out the news story here (it originally appeared online […]

BLACK SABBATH IN THE HALL OF FAME FINALLY!

Well, not really. :) One of the bands inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame this year is the Clash. One of the former members of the Clash is Terry Chimes who played with Sabbath for a bit in late 1987 to early 1988. Unless I’m mistaken, this is the first person to […]

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