Black Sabbath – North American Tour 2013 (Austin, Texas)

What better place to see the most influential heavy metal band in music history, Black Sabbath play than Austin, Texas aka “Music City“? The current North American tour line up is Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi (guitar legend), Geezer Butler (the bass players bass player!) and Tommy Clufetos (drums – he normally plays in Ozzy’s solo band) – basically the original…

Black Sabbath “13” is almost upon us! \m/ (>.<)\m/

On the 11-11-11 Black Sabbath announced with much excitement their long-awaited reunion with the original members – Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward. A world tour and new album were to follow (the first studio album with this lineup since 1978’s Never Say Die). Unfortunately due to contractual issues Bill pulled out of the reunion,…

I got a Christmas AC/DC Tribute ‘Cause I’m a Problem Child \m/(>.<)\m/

December 23rd, 2011 So it was Christmas eve eve, all those who had been nice all year were probably home with their families for the holiday weekend, those of us who had been naughty enough were out at El Corazon in Seattle rocking hard with Problem Child, a brilliant AC/DC tribute band! They were ably supported by Off The Rails an Ozzy Osbourne tribute – nothing…

11-11-11 Black Sabbath Reunion Announced!!!! \m/(>.<)\m/

November 11th, 2011 On this day at the Whisky a Go Go in Los Angeles, California a press conference announced a 2012 reunion of the original line-up of the legendary British heavy metal band Black Sabbath (Ozzy Osbourne – vocals, Toni Iommi – lead guitar and only continuous band member, Geezer Butler – bass and Bill Ward – drums)! The venue was…

Y&T Rocks Metal Madness!!!! \m/(>.<)\m/

Metal Madness! In 1985 as a 14 year old, one of my most prized possessions was a double cassette tape titled “Metal Madness“. It was compiled by well know Australian music historian, journalist and sometime band manager/promoter Glenn A. Baker). The album was the perfect snapshot of nearly all that was good in hard rock/hair…