Archives for July 2005

Sabbath cancels Noblesville, IN gig?

According to a news story posted here, Black Sabbath is also canceling their gig tonight on July 31st. There’s no mention of this on the Ozzfest site as I write this, but the website for the venue (Verizon Wireless Music Center) says Sabbath won’t be there tonight. Further details are available at the Verizon Center […]

Black Sabbath Gig on July 27th Cancelled

Due to an illness in the camp, Black Sabbath will not perform at tonight’s Ozzfest show in Holmdel, NJ. Refunds are available through your point of purchase or can be arranged through the box office until 3pm at PNC for those already inside the venue. Iron Maiden will headline tonight’s Ozzfest. —————– This text appeared […]

Get Fused & Ohmwork Signed at Ozzfest

In the last couple of days both the Tony Iommi & Geezer Butler websites have made announcements about meeting Tony & Geezer at Ozzfest shows. They will be signing copies of their new respective solo albums at a special booth on the Ozzfest grounds during an hour block each day on Ozzfest in the “FYE” […]

Winners of Fused Giveaway

Last week I posted a contest where folks could win a copy of Fused, which was released yesterday. Today I picked the winners, and here they are: 1) Eric Goldberg of Shrewsbury, MA 2) Leo Scheben of Anchorage, AK 3) Lev Kalman of Philadelphia, PA 4) Timo Peterse of The Netherlands 5) Michelle Davies of […]

Tony Iommi’s Fused is now available on iTunes

Tony Iommi’s new album Fused is out today. You’ve read about it (read my review of Fused). Now you can go get it. Head on over to your local record store today (in the US/Canada), and pick it up (our UK bretheren got it yesterday). However, it’s available now on iTunes. If you just can’t […]

Iommi Fused Update – Extra Track Information

Since I posted my review of Fused yesterday, I’ve since been made aware of some additional “bonus” tracks that will appear in relation to this release. There is the already mentioned Let it Down Easy, which will be on the Japanese version of the album. That one I’ve already heard and reviewed. This track is […]

Tony Iommi’s Fused comes out next week – My review & a giveaway are up!

Next week Tony Iommi’s third solo album, “Fused” comes out. This is a masterful work, and I’m here to discuss a few things about the album. ALBUM PRE-ORDER: First are some links you can use to pre-order the album. In the US:’s Fused Page In the UK:’s Fused Page WIN A FREE COPY […]

Latest Bill Ward Diary is available

Bill Ward phoned in from Sweden with the fifth in his 2005 Audio Diary series. There was a little bit of a bad phone connection on this and it generated some technical issues so the sound quality is a little scratchy, but is still pretty good. This new edition, totaling exactly 30:00 in length has […]

Geezer Butler Journal Update

Geezer Butler has sent in a journal update from the Sabbath tour in Europe! You won’t want to miss this one, as he has a few words about the Sabbath tour. He also talks about Ohmwork sales, his journal, some castles he visited while on tour, and in a surprise announcement, a pending release of […]

Black Sabbath News Tidbits

Here’s several Black Sabbath related news tidbits to pass along.. 1) The Download Festival on June 11th at Donington was filmed, and will be released on DVD at an as of yet unannounced date. This comes from a recent interview with Tony Iommi. 2) The Japanese version of Fused will be released on July 21st, […]