RONNIE JAMES DIO – HAPPY BIRTHDAY – FROM THE VAULT

In today’s From The Vault, we honor the life and legacy of ┬áRonald James Padavona, better known as Ronnie James Dio, who would have been 72 this Thursday. It’s still hard to believe that it’s been 5 years since Ronnie passed away in 2010, at the age of 67 from stomach cancer. His passing is a tremendous loss to the metal world, but his legacy will be remembered forever. Ronnie began his music career in 1957 with a...

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Black Sabbath To Re-Release Early Albums On Vinyl!
May29

Black Sabbath To Re-Release Early Albums On Vinyl!

This is HUGE! The almighty Black Sabbath will be re-releasing their first eight albums on vinyl this Summer! I know a lot of you may already own the originals, but I was not born when these came out, so to get my hands on these is a MUST! These records are the essence of heavy metal, and are still hugely influential today, so you can bet I’ll be picking these up in a few months! Here’s how they’ll be released: June...

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Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler And Bill Ward Accepted A Lifetime Achievement Award Together In London!
May21

Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler And Bill Ward Accepted A Lifetime Achievement Award Together In London!

Is this a promising sign of things to come? HOPEFULLY! Black Sabbath legends, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward were together this morning to accept the Lifetime Achievement award at this year’s Ivor Novello Awards in London! This is not a rumor just to get hits, check out articles at BBC.com and Lancashire Telegraph for more proof, as well as the photo below! The three legends were back together, and that rules! As we all...

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Ozzy Osbourne Responds To Bill Ward!

  Wow, this just got worse. A few days after Bill Ward posted a statement on Black Sabbath rumors and his relationship with Ozzy (read it here), the legendary front man has responded, and it’s not good news for anyone expecting a Black Sabbath reunion anytime soon. Here’s what Ozzy said on his Facebook page: “I never wanted to discuss this in a public forum but Bill’s statements left me no option to but to...

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Bill Ward Speaks On Black Sabbath Rumors, His Solo Album And More!
Apr15

Bill Ward Speaks On Black Sabbath Rumors, His Solo Album And More!

  Last year Ozzy Osbourne revealed to Esquire Magazine that Black Sabbath would be recording one more studio album, and doing a final tour in 2015. Even though 2013’s “13” was an album loved by everyone, there are still many metal fans out there that would love the final album to include Bill Ward. Ozzy himself even admitted that he “hoped Bill would return” for the record, but that doesn’t...

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