Archives for February 2005

Black Sabbath returns to Greece

Overnight another concert date has come to light. This one is June 25th in Athens, Greece. The gig will take place at the Terra Vibe venue, and will be part of the Rockwave Festival. The list of known dates on the 2005 tour is available on the 2005 Tour Dates Page here on my site. […]

Adam Wakeman on Keyboards for Sabbath’s 2005 Live Dates

Overnight I got an email from Adam Wakeman who handled keyboard duties (what that they were) on the Ozzfest 2004 gigs. Adam told me that he will be handling keyboards again for Black Sabbath during their 2005 live dates. I was curious about this, as keyboards have mostly been hidden – the keyboardist in Black […]

Two more Black Sabbath European Tour Dates

Two more Sabbath European tour dates have come to light. They are: June 23rd in Sofia, Bulgaria & a second Norweigan date, that being July 9th in Bergen. That brings the total number of dates to 11 at the moment; they are: Jun 09 – Dortmund, GER @ Westfalenhalle 1 Jun 11 – Derbyshire, UK […]

Black Sabbath’s First Album Best of All Time

Black Sabbath’s first album in 1970 has been named the Best British Rock Album of all time by Kerrang Magazine. Iron Maiden ranked second in the list with their 1982 album ‘Number of the Beast.’ The notorious Sex Pistols came in third place with their era-defining 1977 disc ‘Nevermind The Bollocks.’ Black Sabbath’s second album, […]

More Black Sabbath 2005 Dates

More Black Sabbath European dates have come to light. While none of these have still been officially confirmed to me by Black Sabbath’s management, I have no reason at this point to believe they’re false. Putting them together with the already known dates, that makes the 2005 tour itinerary this: Jun. 09 – Dortmund, GER […]

Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, & Anthrax on US Ozzfest 2005

A news story posted this afternoon over at blabbermouth says that Ozzfest 2005 will hit the US with Black Sabbath & Iron Maiden headlining. Along with that will be a “classic” version (read not the current version) of Anthrax. While it’s really cool we have Black Sabbath and Iron Maiden on Ozzfest, I’m a little […]


Ozzy’s Prince of Darkness Update

This morning, I received word of some changes to the track listing for Ozzy’s forthcoming “Prince of Darkness” 4 CD set due on March 22nd. There’s been some tracks added, and a few removed. Here’s a summary of the changes as I noticed them: Originally, Disc 1 was to include the Randy Rhoads instrumental, but […]

More Black Sabbath 2005 European Tour Dates

This morning I was sent news that some more Black Sabbath European Tour Dates have come to light. These dates are: Jul. 03 – Stockholm, SWE @ Globen Jul. 07 – Oslo, NOR @ Oslo Spektrum That brings the dates I have to 6. It’s pretty spotty as we still don’t have a complete itinerary […]

Geezer Butler “Ohmwork” Update

Today, I picked up some information regarding the long awaited third solo album from Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler, “Ohmwork“. Ohmwork has a current release projection of April 2005 (the exact date is not set yet). The album will be released by Sanctuary. There’s no cover art available yet, but Geezer’s people tell me that […]

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