September 13, 2016 — As a devotee to heavy music, the words of Tony Iommi are always sacred. Check out this extensive interview, Inside Black Sabbath With Tony Iommi, in which he discusses the history of SABBATH, the origins of his sound, and even demonstrations of the band’s most well-known riffs.
September 12, 2015 — We are all guilty of taking metal legends for granted by thinking they’ll always be around. So what happens? We skip out on seeing them when they come through town for what sometimes turns out to be years.
March 14, 2013 — As the countdown for the June 11 arrival of BLACK SABBATH’s 13 gets closer, the second Jack Osbourne-directed clip of the legends at work on the album can now be seen below:
February 19, 2013 — The reunited BLACK SABBATH have posted a video, which highlights a look into the recording sessions with producer Rick Rubin. As previously posted, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE/AUDIOSLAVE drummer Brad Wilk will play drums on the record in place of Bill Ward, who is no longer part of the reunion.
January 13, 2013 — BLACK SABBATH have announced the title of their new album, 13, which will be released this June (exact date TBA). The original BLACK SABBATH (sans Bill Ward) have recorded the album primarily in Los Angeles and were joined at the sessions by drummer Brad Wilk (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE)****.
June 5, 2012 — Let’s try to get through this work week with SABBATH’s classic song, “Killing Yourself to Live” off of the band’s 1973 masterpiece, Sabbath Bloody Sabbath. This performance of the song comes from the band’s famous appearance at the legendary California Jam in 1974.
May 20, 2012 — Some buzz has spread around the web about Bill Ward being cropped out of BLACK SABBATH photos on the band’s website. Here is the band’s statement regarding the situation:
May 18, 2012 — BLACK SABBATH, currently comprised of Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, and Geezer Butler, have released a statement in response to drummer Bill Ward’s online statement regarding his absence from the upcoming SABBATH shows and reunion as a whole:
March 27, 2012 — BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi has issued an update regarding the progress of his cancer treatment: “Hiya, “A little update on how it’s all going:
January 10, 2012 — Legendary BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi has been diagnosed with the early stages of lymphoma. Here is the band’s official statement: “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.
August 29, 2011 — The final great BLACK SABBATH record with the band’s original line-up rarely gets the love it deserves outside diehard SABBATH fans. Most every tribute album or SABBATH cover song skips over this massive album.
February 14, 2007 — Together for a short but memorable time””a trio of studio albums, a classic live album, and a couple of tours””the second coming of BLACK SABBATH began in 1979 when founding members Tony Iommi and Terry “Geezer” Butler were joined by Ronnie James Dio.
January 24, 2007 — Putting to bed the longstanding rumors of a reunion tour, HEAVEN AND HELL have announced their first tour dates for 2007. The tour will feature 11 Canadian shows, along with an exciting one-night-only performance at one of the most prestigious venues in the world, New York’s Radio City Music Hall.
October 25, 2006 — The highly anticipated reunion of the legendary BLACK SABBATH line-up of Ronnie James Dio, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, and Bill Ward appears to be shaping up and taking a new form.