Black Sabbath

Ryan Adams Played Bluegrass Covers of Slayer and Black Sabbath at Newport Folk Festival

Ryan Adams is apt to cover just about anything. Performing at the Newport Folk Festival yesterday with the Infamous Stringdusters and Nicki Bluhm, he opted for…
Anna Gaca / July 24, 2016

Black Sabbath Announce Final Tour, ‘The End’

Back in April, Ozzy Osbourne announced that Black Sabbath would be embarking on their final tour in 2016, and now they've finally announced the actual…
Colin Joyce / September 3, 2015

Keith Richards: Metallica and Black Sabbath Are ‘Jokes,’ Rap Is for ‘Tone-Deaf People’

Having already dissed the Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Rock 'n' Roll icon Keith Richards continued to crap all over pretty much every musician and…
James Grebey / September 3, 2015

Now Ozzy Osbourne Says Final Black Sabbath Tour Will Happen Next Year

If Black Sabbath never have a farewell concert, will the band ever end? It's philosophical questions like this that come up as the saga of…
James Grebey / April 28, 2015

Black Sabbath’s Bill Ward Fires Back at Ozzy Osbourne on Facebook

If you get into a fight on the Internet, in a sense, you've already lost right off the bat. Tell that to Black Sabbath's Ozzy…
James Grebey / April 17, 2015

Black Sabbath’s Bill Ward Demands an Apology From Ozzy Osbourne

Update: Ozzy Osbourne has reached out to Bill Ward, but it's not to issue an apology. Posting to his Facebook page, Osbourne wrote, "What the fuck…
James Grebey / April 15, 2015

Black Sabbath’s Big ‘Farewell Concert’ Will Actually Be Ozzy Osbourne Solo Set

Fans of Black Sabbath were excited to learn that the seminal metal band would play one final, farewell show before calling it quits. That no longer…
James Grebey / April 9, 2015

Ozzy Osbourne Hopes Ex-Drummer Bill Ward Will Play Black Sabbath Farewell Concert

The world will say farewell to Black Sabbath this fall when the iconic metal band plays their last ever show when they headline Ozzfest Japan outside…
James Grebey / March 23, 2015

Black Sabbath Schedule Their Final Album and Tour for 2015

After the worldwide success of their comeback album from last year, 13, it seems natural that the English metal progenitors in Black Sabbath would attempt to get…
Colin Joyce / September 29, 2014

Ozzy Osbourne Can’t Turn His Barn Into a House Because of … Bats

It's official: Ozzy Osbourne has bats in his belfry. According to rock legend, the Black Sabbath singer once had a bat in his belly, so…
Marc Hogan / May 14, 2014

Portishead’s Beth Gibbons Covers Black Sabbath on ‘Black Sabbeth’

Sometimes it's best to just let a work of art speak for itself. Above, you'll find a video for a song called "Black Sabbeth." It's…
Chris Martins / April 24, 2014

Watch Ellen Pop-Lock to Dillon Francis in Beats Music Super Bowl Ad

On The Ellen Degeneres Show on Thursday, the dancing-prone host revealed that she's starring in a Beats Music commercial set to debut during the Super Bowl.
Chris Martins / January 30, 2014

Backstage at the Grammys With Paul McCartney, Queen Latifah, Imagine Dragons, and More

Darius Rucker is talking over Beyoncé. The queen is straddling her throne, grinding her surfbort on a pair of televisions to his right and left,…
Chris Martins / January 27, 2014

Marc Maron on Playing Black Sabbath for Teens, Trying the Opera, and Being ‘Late to the Party’

Veteran comedian and late-breaking podcast superstar Marc Maron released his latest special, Thinky Pain, via Netflix in October. The 90-minute show — which gets the…
Austin L. Ray / January 23, 2014

SPIN Ranks 2013’s Best and Worst Comeback Albums

SPIN already dubbed "dance/pop" — not dance-pop — the Trend of the Year, but now it's time we look at another major theme that hung…
Kyle McGovern / December 20, 2013

Hear Charles Bradley’s Smoldering Black Sabbath Cover ‘Changes’

It's no surprise that Charles Bradley made SPIN's 20 Best R&B Albums of 2013. The 65-year-old Screaming Eagle of Soul's voice is lament incarnate, and…
Chris Martins / December 18, 2013

Black Sabbath Lifelessly Mumble Through ‘Loner’ Live Video

Black Sabbath have shared a puzzling new video. This past spring, the Ozzy Osbourne-fronted heavy metal overlords debuted "Loner" in Australia, and Osbourne gargled his…
Marc Hogan / October 18, 2013

Journey to the Center of Earthless: A Heavy Chat With the Psych-Rock Gurus

Many things might occur to you while listening to From the Ages, the long-awaited third album from San Diego instrumental psych-rock trio Earthless. Over the…
David Marchese / October 9, 2013

Black Sabbath’s Endless Reunion Tour Immortalized on Live DVD ‘Gathered in Their Masses’

Black Sabbath wrapped their Andrew W.K.-assisted North American tour earlier this month, but the heavy metal legends' resurrection continues with the upcoming concert DVD Black Sabbath:…
Kyle McGovern / September 13, 2013

Quasi Are Fuming on Cover of Black Sabbath’s ‘War Pigs’

Janet Weiss and Sam Coomes will return as Quasi on October 1 with Mole City, the Portland duo's ninth album, a.k.a. an "Encyclopedia of Kicking…
Kyle McGovern / August 28, 2013
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