RONNIE JAMES DIO – HAPPY BIRTHDAY – FROM THE VAULT

In today’s From The Vault, we honor the life and legacy of  Ronald 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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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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Geezer Butler Arrested In A Bar Brawl!
Jan29

Geezer Butler Arrested In A Bar Brawl!

According to reports from TMZ and Ultimate Classic Rock, Black Sabbath bassist, Geezer Butler, was arrested on the night of the 27th following an altercation at the Corkscrew Saloon in California. According to Ultimate Classic Rock, he was charged with misdemeanor assault, public intoxication and vandalism on Tuesday. The Inyo County Sheriff’s Department released this statement: “Shortly after midnight on Jan. 27, sheriff’s...

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AND THE 2014 REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS SHIT SHOW WINNERS ARE…
Apr24

AND THE 2014 REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS SHIT SHOW WINNERS ARE…

Every year the Revolver Golden Gods Awards comes and makes the industry look ridiculous. From a lack of credible nominees to a not-so-democratic way of picking winners (to put it lightly), this event is simply a show to toot your own horn by those who have weight in the heavy music world. The good thing about the Golden Gods? Heavy music didn’t get any recognition at all in the past and now we actually have something to pat...

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ZAKK WYLDE, COREY TAYLOR, JASON NEWSTED AND MORE PAY TRIBUTE TO GEEZER BUTLER IN HOLLYWOOD!
Nov10

ZAKK WYLDE, COREY TAYLOR, JASON NEWSTED AND MORE PAY TRIBUTE TO GEEZER BUTLER IN HOLLYWOOD!

(Photo Above Courtesy Of RockMyWalls.Com / Follow On Instagram) Last night heavy metal icons gathered together at the historic Fonda Theatre in Hollywood to pay tribute to the one and only Geezer Butler as part of the Bass Player LIVE! Concert & Awards Show. Once the lineup was announced a few weeks ago, you knew the event would be special, but from the videos below, this was truly a once in a lifetime experience that I only wish...

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