Tag: Ozzy Osbourne

BLACK SABBATH's 'Live… Gathered In Their Masses' Enters U.S. Chart At No. 2

BLACK SABBATH‘s new live album and DVD/Blu-ray captured on this year’s world tour, called “Black Sabbath: Live… Gathered In Their Masses”, sold around 9,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 2 on the Top Music Videos chart. Released on November 26, “Black Sabbath: Live…Gathered in Their Masses” is …

Surviving Members Of Classic VIXEN Lineup Resurrect Band In Honor Of Fallen Guitarist

Singer Janet Gardner, drummer Roxy Petrucci and bassist Share Ross (Pedersen) will honor their friend and bandmate, guitarist and founder of VIXEN, Jan Kuehnemund, by performing as VIXEN in 2014. The band was committed to reunite in 2012 but Kuehnemund‘s cancer diagnosis caused what was thought of at the time as a delay. Sadly, however, after a fierce battle, Kuehnemund succumbed to her illness in October 2013, …

OZZY OSBOURNE/FIREWIND Guitarist GUS G. Signs Solo Deal With CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS

Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G. has signed a worldwide solo deal with Century Media Records. Well known in rock and metal circles for his work as OZZY OSBOURNE‘s guitarist and as leader of his own band FIREWIND, Gus G. will make his solo debut with the release of “I Am The Fire” in spring 2014. Says Gus G. of the signing: “Loyalty is a very important …

ZAKK WYLDE Says New BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Studio Album Should Arrive In April

Eric Blair of “The Blairing Out With Eric Blair Show” conducted an interview with Zakk Wylde (BLACK LABEL SOCIETY, OZZY OSBOURNE) at the Bass Player LIVE! Concert & Awards Show, which was held this past Saturday night (November 9) at the historic Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles, California. The concert honored heavy metal legend, BLACK SABBATH‘s Geezer Butler, and featured an all-star band of …

Legendary BLACK SABBATH Drummer BILL WARD Undergoes Surgery For Perforated Diverticulitis

Legendary BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward recently suffered a perforated diverticulitis (a very serious gastrointestinal condition in which the walls of the intestine have become perforated) and underwent surgery in California. The procedure was successful, and Ward is expected to make a full recovery over the next several weeks. As a result, the artist reception with Ward on October 26 at the Annapolis Collection …

BLACK SABBATH: Complete 'Live…Gathered in Their Masses' Blu-Ray, DVD, CD Details Revealed

BLACK SABBATH‘s triumphant 2013 tour — which kicked off earlier this year in Australia — can now be seen by fans around the world via the forthcoming “Black Sabbath: Live…Gathered in Their Masses” (Vertigo/Republic). A preview of “Black Sabbath: Live…Gathered in Their Masses” — featuring the first-ever live performances of songs from the band’s 2013 critically acclaimed “13” album, along with BLACK …

BILL WARD Says His Upcoming Album 'Accountable Beasts' Is 'Definitely A Good Piece Of Work'

In a brand new interview with Sick Drummer Magazine, legendary BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward spoke about his current and upcoming recording projects. “I think the soonest [people will hear me on a new record] is probably on an album we are trying to finish right now. We’re in the final mix and some of …

BLACK SABBATH Guitarist Says He Was Back In Hospital After Tour

According to The Pulse Of Radio, BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi has posted an update at his official web site in which he recaps the band’s just-finished North American tour, while also revealing that he headed right back into the hospital for more cancer treatments as soon as the trek was completed. Iommi wrote, “Well, …

BILL WARD Talks To Groovey.TV About Upcoming Album 'Accountable Beasts'

Groovey.TV recently conducted an interview with legendary BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Groovey.TV: How did the “Absence Of Corners” [Bill‘s collection of fine art created from rhythm] art project all get started? Bill Ward: Well, the company we are doing this with is called SceneFour and they have a brief history of doing this …