Archives for September 2004

Sound Samples available from Iommi’s DEP Sessions

The folks over at Sanctuary Records today made me aware of something very cool that I’m sure you’re going to want to check out. Sanctuary’s UK site how has an online E-Card available for the album. The biggest attraction with the E-Card is that they have 1 minute sound samples available for all 8 songs […]

Ozzy & Tony helping with cancer research

From Joe: This event has already happened, but I wanted to post it here because of the pictures, and because of the fact that it’s something the mainstream press would never want to cover – a band named “Black Sabbath” doing some good charity work. Legendary rocker Ozzy Osbourne joined guitarist Tony Iommi in an […]

Tony Iommi on Weather, New Sabbath Album, & Guitars

Just a few hours before Black Sabbath’s Ozzfest show in Tampa (Sept. 2), guitarist Tony Iommi’s thoughts were on the weather – and it wasn’t just because hurricane Frances had caused their scheduled tour finale in Miami to be cancelled. Weather had made the entire Ozzfest tour a different experience for him. “It’s been going […]

Black Sabbath Book Update executive editor Garry Sharpe-Young has been working on a leviathan account of Black Sabbath’s complete recording history from the earliest demos through to the ‘Reunion’ album and, possibly, beyond. Already having two highly praised Sabbath related titles under his belt, ‘The story of the Ozzy Osbourne band’ and ‘Black Sabbath – Never Say Die’, […]

More Book Stuff

It’s also been brought to my attention that I have not posted a review of the book “How Black was our Sabbath: A View from the Crew”. One of the authors (David Tangye) was kind enough to send me a copy of his book awhile back, and I read it. And loved it. It’s a […]

Master of the Moon Availability Problems

The new album from Dio (Master of the Moon) is out now. It came out about 3 weeks ago. However, I’ve been getting some emails from folks saying it’s hard to find. I personally went and looked for it on the day of release. My first visit was to Best Buy in Mesquite Texas (I […]