Archives for September 2003

Geoff Nicholls and Cats

Turns out longtime Black Sabbath keyboardist Geoff Nicholls is a big cat person (for the record, so am I). The October issue of Cat Fancy magazine has a piece entitled “Cats Rock!” which is an article about various rock folks and their cats. Well, in this issue is an article about Geoff Nicholls. In it, […]

Iommi in Guitar One Magazine

Also in the magazine front comes word that Guitar One has Tony Iommi featured on the front cover of their November 2003 issue. Here’s a blurb about the issue.. “Check out the November Guitar One magazine: The Metal Issue. It’s a blow-out celebration of metal, a full-on tribute to its founders, its flamekeepers, and it’s […]

Black Sabbath Books

There are two new Black Sabbath books that you should be paying attention to. Book #1: First is “How Black was our Sabbath: A View from the Crew” by David Tangye & Graham Wright. This book is written from a road crew that followed Sabbath around in the 1970’s. In it, they tell stories (most […]

Dio DVD Winners

Here are the winners from the Dio DVD giveaway I recently ran. * Gene Abrego (Clearfield, UT) * Charles Fleming (Cocoa, FL) * Ed Bode (Plainfield, IL) * Joe Hund (West Chicago, IL) * Michael Youwe (Lund, Sweden)

Bill Ward on the Radio Again – This time with a Guest

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominee, Black Sabbath’s Bill Ward will be returning to “Rock 50” this Saturday, September 27, 11am to 1pm (Pacific Time) on (More details here). Joining Bill, for his monthly radio session, will be Slipknot percussionist Chris Fehn. Also, Bill will be joined by members of The Bill Ward […]

Music from the Black Box – 9 Disc Set Update

Yesterday I was sent a press release regarding the 9 Disc Black Sabbath set. We now have some more solid information about the set. It’s name is “Black Box”, the only “extra” song on the discs is Evil Woman, and aw hell. Just read the press release. As of yet, there is no cover art […]

Spinal Henge

by Garry Sharpe-Young A site exclusive from the book “Black Sabbath: Never Say Die 1979-1997“. A site EXCLUSIVE! Dio stepped out onstage for the ‘Mob Rules’ tour’s final gasp at the Hoffman Estates Poplar Creek Music Theatre, Illinois on 31st August 1982. A full decade would elapse before he was to share the stage […]