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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Celebrate Tony Iommi’s 67th Birthday With A New Animated Short About The Black Sabbath Legend!
Feb19

Celebrate Tony Iommi’s 67th Birthday With A New Animated Short About The Black Sabbath Legend!

On February 19th, 1948, a young boy was born in England who would forever change the music world. That boy, and now legend, is known as Tony Iommi. The legendary Black Sabbath guitarist turns 67 years young today, but his legacy is already etched in stone. Along with Ozzy, Geezer and Bill, Black Sabbath created heavy metal, and the masterful riffs written by Tony Iommi will live on forever in all of our minds. As we all know, Tony...

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Tony Iommi: “I Don’t Want To Let The Illness Take Over.”
Jan08

Tony Iommi: “I Don’t Want To Let The Illness Take Over.”

The iconic Tony Iommi recently sat down with Mirror for an exclusive interview on his cancer scare, and it’s a pretty interesting read. Not only does Tony discuss how he had just started working on a new album with Ozzy when get the news, but he also talks about his approach to the illness today. Here are some excerpts from the interview with Mirror that give you some insight to the legend’s mindset. When he got the news:...

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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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