Archives for August 2004

Ozzy Out – Rob Halford back in Sabbath

Yup, this morning when I checked my email, I got quite a surprise. About 20 or 30 people who had attended the Philadelphia Ozzfest gig wrote me to say that Ozzy did not sing with Black Sabbath. Rob Halford of Judas Priest handled the vocal duties for this gig. This wasn’t the first time Rob […]

Release Date for Ohmwork

Ohmwork is the name of the new solo album from Geezer Butler. There’s little information available on it (as Geezer’s website is in a perpetual state of “Coming Soon”). Website is reporting the release date as Tuesday, January 18, 2005. More info as I get it.

Master of the Moon Out Next Week

The new album from Dio (Master of the Moon) is due out next week. To that, there’s a very good and lengthy review of the album you should read. It’s online here at Electric Basement. His review pretty much sums up mine. I’ll write a full review later, but I have to say the album […]

Another Eighth Star Update

First off, before I post the update, I wanted to say why I haven’t had any update in a couple fo weeks. Last week was my birthday, and I also found out a week ago that I’m going to be a father for the first time. I’ve had a few othe things on my mind […]

Another Eighth Star Update

Another Eighth Star update was posted over the weekend on Blabbermouth. Here’s what they had to say about it. The Tony Iommi/Glenn Hughes album recorded in 1996, heavily bootlegged as the much in demand “Eighth Star” (not the project’s official title), will be quite markedly different to the version currently on the underground market when […]

Another Eighth Star Update

There was a short update regarding the release of the Tony Iommi “bootleg” album “8th Star”. It appeared on the official Glenn Hughes website, and it says this.. I had dinner with Tony Iommi on Sunday night. We are pleased to announce that the album which was originally bootlegged (ele tá falando do 8th Star) […]

Sabbath Members on VH1’s Metal Moments

US cable music channel VH1 recently ran a program called “The Top 100 Metal Moments”. Of the top 20, some of our boys from Sabbath made the list. Here’s what’s in the top 20: Ozzy plays Moscow Music Festival Ozzy & Nikki Sixx have a “gross a thon” Dio popularizes “Devil’s Horns” Tony Iommi loses […]

Master of the Moon Samples Available

The new Dio album is due out on August 30/31 (depending on where you are). However, you can hear some of the album now. Over on the SPV website, they have some short mp3 samples of all 10 songs from the Master of the Moon album available. Click here to check ’em out. You can […]

Tony Iommi on a New Sabbath Album

On July 23rd, the Rocky Mountain News website posted an interview with Tony Iommi in which they talk about a variety of subjects. But is what most interesting is that Tony talks about the attempt to record a new Sabbath album in 2001. Here’s what Tony said about that. The band took a run at […]

Back From Vacation

Well, I’m back from vacation. I haven’t had a chance to update as I’ve been backlogged with my real job – as fun as this site is, remember – it is a fan site, and my paycheck will always take precedence. I’m hoping to get to a web update in the next couple of days, […]