Archives for April 2008

Random News Bits and Stuff

As I’ve mentioned below, I’ve been playing catch up with a seven month backlog of emails and submissions. Several things have taken a slide due to this. This post will have several things I’ve run across in the email pile I thought are worth a look. Eric Singer Interview: A cool interview posted in January […]

Cool Map on the BBC Website

I’m making a major attempt at getting caught up with all of my backlogged Black Sabbath email tonight. In doing that, I ran across this cool link which was sent to me back in September 2007 from someone at the BBC. Here’s what they said: We’re a BBC site, and we’ve just produced an interactive […]

Rules of Hell Box Set Update

A couple of days ago I posted the news that there will be a box set based on the four Dio era Black Sabbath releases. I posed some questions of band management regarding some details on the set, and I can now bring you an update based on what I found out. Individual Releases: The […]

Website question

UPDATE: This has been fixed. Thanks to Adam Alexander for pointing me in the right direction. Turns out it was the “Gallery” templates and using a strict doctype. Changed it to transitional, and it worked fine. ——— I have a strange question that I can’t seem to find an answer to, so I thought I’d […]

New Tour Dates & “Black Box 2” Announced

Today brings a major announcement from band management. I was just emailed a press release which folks will find very interesting. The entire press release is listed below, but I’ll get to the bullet points of the thing here: Tour announced: First up is a tour dubbed “The Metal Masters Tour”. This is an 18 […]

Bill Ward remembers Cozy Powell

Below is the text of an email I received from Bill Ward regarding the recent anniversary of the death of Cozy Powell.. H! Everyone. Thanks, Joe, for reminding us it’s been ten years since Cozy died. I think about him from time to time. I’ve always been grateful that our last phone conversation ended on […]

Cozy Powell

Tomorrow (Saturday the 5th) is the 10th Anniversary of the death of Cozy Powell. There’s no good words to discuss that, so I’ll just put a short remark up here.. Cozy sought me out in 1997 to do a website for him. The shock of sitting at work and getting a phone call from England […]