Archives for January 2012

Geezer Speaks on Tony, New Album

This evening, Geezer Butler posted an update to his website, detailing some of the progress around the new album, as well as some remarks on Tony and his cancer diagnosis.  Check it out: Greetings Earth people,  Today [Jan19th] we got the engines back up and running @ Tony’s home studio. Far from being down and […]

Collectorz Music Catalogue Software

Early on in this site’s life, I was called a “data crazed fanatic completist” by someone reviewing my site. That’s one of the more inventive things I’ve been called, so that phrase has always appeared on the site since I first heard it. It’s part of the reason why I was driven to make sure […]

I’ve launched!

The new site is live – finally! I started working on this in some capacity in the morning on Tuesday the 17th.  Due to some family issues, I didn’t get started in earnest until about 4PM or so.  During this time there were some server issues, including an attempt to spam bomb the site, so […]

Welcome to the New Site!

Welcome to the new version of the Black Sabbath Online website.  This has been a long time coming.  For a couple of reasons. The old site has been here a long time.  It’s served me and the community well, but it was launched in January of 2000, and given this is January 2012, TWELVE years […]

Tony Iommi has Cancer

This just posted from the Official Black Sabbath Facebook page. With the news that Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi has been diagnosed with the early stages of lymphoma, his bandmates would like everyone to send positive vibes to the guitarist at this time. Iommi is currently working with his doctors to establish the best treatment plan–the […]

About Henry

If you’re a Black Sabbath fan, especially a long time one, you’ve seen Henry a bunch of times.  Thing is, most people didn’t know he’s called Henry.  He’s something akin to Iron Maiden’s “Eddie”, although Henry has never come out on stage live.  :)   Henry is of course the “flying devil” or “flying angel” […]

Before There was Elf…

Those of you who have been following this site for awhile know of my affinity for trying to present the entire story, not just bits and pieces, or just selected parts.  Well, that’s why this piece is of particular interest to me.  I’ve been following Ronnie James Dio’s career for a long time.  First hopped […]