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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 …
Black Sabbath in 2011

Bill Ward has confirmed in the last half hour that he will not be part of the Black Sabbath reunion this summer. Bill’s lengthy Facebook post is reproduced, unedited, in full below. “Dear Sabbath Fans and Fellow Musicians, I sincerely regret to inform you that after a final effort to …
Photo of Jiri Schellinger

Jiri Schellinger, a Czechoslovak Hard Rock rebel, was disliked by the Communist regime and his untimely death, in Bratislava on 13 April 1981, still invites debate and conspiracy theories. We look at two Schellinger ‘Sabbath’ tracks which were approved by the local ‘Validation Commission’. Words: Miriam Ritchie Schellinger was only …
Cover of Marie Rottrova's single.

‘Lásko, voníš deštěm’ (Eng: ‘Feels Like Rain’), is the 1981 Czechoslovakian smash hit single ‘written’ and performed by one of the greatest Czech singers Marie Rottrová.  Words: Miriam Ritchie Rottrová’s elegant chanson style lends itself beautifully to the song and her version is still a staple of radio and TV …
Photo of Tony Martin, who has joined Kingdom Of Madness

Former Black Sabbath frontman, Tony Martin, will join Kingdom Of Madness, the band that features former Magnum members Mark Stanway, Micky Barker, Richard Bailey and Mo Birch, for their 2020 UK shows. Kingdom Of Madness with Tony Martin will perform classic Magnum from the celebrated 1978-94 era. Tony toured the …