RANDY RHOADS – A LEGEND GONE TOO SOON – FROM THE VAULT

This Thursday marks the 33rd anniversary of Randy Rhoads death. Randy, who died in 1982, was on his way to Orlando, Florida for the next stop on the Ozzy Osbourne, Diary of a Madman tour. After driving most of the night, the band stopped to visit friends and ended up going for a joyride on a small engine plane piloted by tour bus driver Andrew Aycock. Rhoads who was afriad of flying went only because seamstress / hairdresser Rachel...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY “CATACOMBS OF THE BLACK VATICAN”
Mar28

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY “CATACOMBS OF THE BLACK VATICAN”

I’ll never forget my introduction to Zakk Wylde.  I was a 21-year-old engrossed in the metal scene.  My band was having a party, like we did nightly, and the TV was on Headbanger’s Ball.  Yes, for you youngsters out there, MTV used to actually play music videos! The video for “No More Tears” came on, and we were blown away!  Who was this young guitar virtuoso?  Ozzy Osbourne has a reputation for having only the...

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THIS DAY IN METAL – FEBRUARY 19th
Feb19

THIS DAY IN METAL – FEBRUARY 19th

    On this day in Metal Black Sabbath guitartist Tony Iommi turns 66.  Sending well wishes to you for your health issues and looking forward to the new Sabbath album!  AC/DC’s Bon Scott passed away in 1980 at the age of 33. For those about to rock, we salute you Bon! May you Rest In Peace! On this day in 1982, Ozzy Osbourne, dressed in future wife Sharon’s clothing was arrested for urinating on a cenotaph across the...

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BLACK SABBATH: 2014 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED!
Nov14

BLACK SABBATH: 2014 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED!

FUCK YES!!! The almighty Black Sabbath has just announced a run of new headlining shows in North America for 2014 and they will return to New York in March! Happy Birthday to me! This tour is mostly based in Canada, so for those that couldn’t catch their recent headlining tour, here’s your chance! As you read in my review of their show in New Jersey, the legends were on top of their game and it was a show that I’ll...

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BLACK SABBATH BRINGS HEAVY METAL TO THE CSI SEASON FINALE!
May16

BLACK SABBATH BRINGS HEAVY METAL TO THE CSI SEASON FINALE!

Last night the legendary Black Sabbath brought some heavy metal to the season finale of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation!” The show opens up at a Sabbath gig where the band is performing their new track, “End Of The Beginning,” for those in attendance. The story goes on from there, but I don’t watch or care for this show, so after Black Sabbath was done, so was I. If you care about the show, you can watch...

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