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Photo of the Cover of Black Sabbath's Heaven And Hell

The legendary Ronnie James Dio joined Black Sabbath in 1979 and the resulting first two studio albums ‘Heaven And Hell’ And ‘The Mob Rules’ gained classic album status. These two albums will be released on 5 March 2021 as remastered deluxe editions. Released in April 1980, ‘Heaven And Hell’ reached …
Black Sabbath Press Shot. Photo: Photo Duffy © Duffy Archive

In 1972, Black Sabbath released ‘Vol 4’, their fourth album in two years. Including the classics like ‘Supernaut’, ‘Changes’ and ‘Snowblind’, the album was a Top 10 (UK) and Top 20 (USA) success, eventually being certified Platinum by the RIAA. As part of the bands 50th Anniversary, the deluxe edition …
Photo of Geezer Butler

Being one of the most influential bassists in Metal history, as well as the primary lyricist of Black Sabbath, Geezer Butler has much to offer both musically and lyrically. In the mid 1990’s, he would finally establish his own solo project where his musical talent was put on full display. …
Black Sabbath 50th Anniversary begins

“We would like to start off with a number off our new album. It is a number entitled Paranoid”, states Ozzy Osbourne, before Tony Iommi launches into the now classic riff. This is how Black Sabbath began their set from Montreux in 1970, one of two live sets included in …
Photo of the Kiss Vegas package

With only 86 sleeps to Christmas, Eagle Rock Entertainment have you covered with live concert releases from Aerosmith, Mötley Crüe, Ritchie Blackmore, Black Sabbath and Kiss packages all to be issued on coloured vinyl in time for Christmas, with some on DVD too. ‘Aerosmith Rocks Donington’ (out 20 November) has …
Photo of Geezer Butler, who is re-releasing his three studio albums

Geezer Butler has revealed that his three solo albums ‘Plastic Planet’, ‘Black Science’ and ‘Ohmwork’ will be reissued 30 October 2020 via BMG and will be available on vinyl for the first time. ‘Plastic Planet’ was first released in ’95 under the moniker ‘G/Z/R’ and featured Fear Factory vocalist Burton C. …
Photo of Tony Iommi, of Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath seem to be more active than ever since they played the final gig of ‘The End’ tour in their home town of Birmingham back in February. Sabbath are about to release ‘The End Of The End’, a documentary movie of the last gig of what was billed as …
Martin Birch

Legendary producer and engineer Martin Birch has passed away aged 71. The news was confirmed by David Coverdale last night via Twitter. Birch’s involvement in music produced legendary slabs of vinyl which paved a gateway into Metal for millions of Metal music lovers across the globe. A long time collaborator with Deep …
Black Sabbath 50th Anniversary begins

Founders of Heavy Metal, the legendary Black Sabbath, are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the multi-million selling album ‘Paranoid’ with a spectacular package, which also includes the vinyl debuts of two 1970 live performances, set to be released 9 October. This Super Deluxe Package (5-LP/4CD) contains the original album alongside a …
Tony Iommi

Tony Iommi returned to Regent Sounds yesterday, the very place where Black Sabbath recorded their first two albums, ‘Black Sabbath’ and ‘Paranoid’, both released in 1970. The Black Sabbath founder spoke about the forthcoming ‘Ten Year War’ box set and his time in the band that spawned Heavy Metal. Sabbath …