Today marks the anniversary of Ronald James Padavona better known as Ronnie James Dio’s death. Ronnie who passed away three years ago at the age of 67 from stomach cancer left the music world a legacy that will be remembered forever.
Black Sabbath legend Tony Iommi has been ranked the #1 Top Metal Guitarist of all time by Gibson.com. Gibson ranked their top 10 Metal guitarists by those who they feel have both fantastic soloing and technical percussion and continue to influence future generations to come. The Top 10 are as follows:
Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has issued a statement that he will not be touring with Black Sabbath this summer. Ward who has been very vocal about what he feels about the Sabbath reunion said in his lenghty statement below about the upcoming Black Sabbath shows the following:
Black Sabbath have announced that due to Tony Iommi’s on-going treament for lymphoma he will not be able to tour with Black Sabbath but will appear at the Download Festival in Donnington, UK. Iommi however is still planning to record the new Black Sabbath album with his bandmates.
To fill the void that would have [...]
Sharon Osbourne responded last night regarding her firing Bill Ward from Black Sabbath. Sharon tweeted:
“I am not in any position to hire or fire anyone in Black Sabbath. I don’t manage the band, I manage my husband.”
Bill Ward’s son Aron also released a statement regarding all of the talk about his [...]