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Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath


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Heavy metal band

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Birmingham, England

Claim to fame :

Album "Paranoid" (1970)

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Black Sabbath Planning Final Album and 2015 Tour

September 30, 2014 04:50:01 GMT

Last year's "" will not be 's last album. revealed in an interview with Metal Hammer that he and his bandmates would hit the studio again for a new record which would be their last album.

Black Sabbath Not Sure About Making More Music

December 30, 2013 09:00:57 GMT

After making music for more than four decades, finally scored their first No. 1 album on Billboard 200 with their latest LP which arrived earlier this year "". However, they have said that they're no sure if they'll release a follow-up record.

Black Sabbath Tops Billboard 200 for the First Time With '13'

June 20, 2013 04:38:45 GMT

Nearly 43 years after debuted on the Billboard 200, they earned their first No. 1 album at Billboard hot 200 on Wednesday, June 19. The -led band sits atop the esteemed chart after their latest studio release, "", sells 155,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. This also marks the band's biggest sales week to date.

Black Sabbath Adds 16 More Dates to North American Tour

April 26, 2013 02:40:50 GMT

After initially announcing only four dates in their forthcoming North American tour, metal rock band has now increased their itinerary to a full 20 show summer tour. The music icons have added 16 more tour dates to their previously announced performances in Toronto, Seattle, Los Angeles and Holmdel, New Jersey.

Black Sabbath to Debut New Song on 'CSI' Season Finale

April 11, 2013 08:56:37 GMT

Fans dying to hear legendary metal rockers 's new music will only have to wait until next month for the debut of the first single off their forthcoming album "13" coming out on June 11. They'll actually get to see the song "End of the Beginning" being performed by the -fronted band as they do a cameo on "" season finale on May 15.

Black Sabbath Unveils Teaser for New Album '13'

April 06, 2013 05:36:45 GMT

Heavy metal band is gearing up for the June 11 release of their new album "" by releasing a short 27-second teaser clip that shows the forthcoming LP's cover art as a guitar riff plays in the background. As the album title burns itself into shape, the clip ends with frontman singing the words "Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide."

Black Sabbath Will Release New Album '13' in June

January 13, 2013 07:22:14 GMT

announce what they call their new album and when they are going to release it. On January 13, the -fronted band reveal that "" will be the title of the upcoming CD. They will release it in June this year.

Tony Iommi: Black Sabbath Will Tour as Much as We're Able Next Year

December 26, 2012 05:18:24 GMT

's guitarist Tony Iommi has released a statement saying that his legendary metal band will tour "as much as we're able" next year. The announcement came via Iommi's official website where he posted a message informing about the planned tour. The respected musician also thanked fans for their continued support and made references to his ongoing battle with cancer.

Lollapalooza Day 1: Black Sabbath and Haley Reinhart Rock the Show

August 04, 2012 05:33:48 GMT

Lollapalooza Music Festival was officially kicked off on August 3 at the Grant Park in Chicago. It was stuffed with must-see performances by the likes of and . Other musical guests included , and .

Ozzy Osbourne Fine Despite Canceling Show in Germany

June 21, 2012 18:05:51 GMT

Despite canceling a concert in Germany out of health reason, said that he will be fine. The heavy metal singer confirmed through his representative that he had to take a break because he has mere issues with his vocal.

Black Sabbath, Red Hot Chili Peppers, J. Cole and More Confirmed for Lollapalooza

April 11, 2012 06:13:46 GMT

Lineup for the upcoming Lollapalooza music festival has been officially announced. Newly-reunited , this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Famer , and Roc Nation rising star have been confirmed to cater the crowd gathering at Chicago's Grant Park later this summer, on August 3 - 5.

Black Sabbath Initially Set for Coachella, but Backing Out at Last Minute

January 11, 2012 04:50:07 GMT

, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward were initially among the headliners for 2012 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, it's reported. The reunited members of , however, were forced to pull out of the gig just before the official lineup announcement was made on Monday, January 9.

Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi Diagnosed With Cancer

January 09, 2012 18:11:02 GMT

Bad news comes from one of the members of , Tony Iommi. The guitarist has been diagnosed with early stages of lymphoma, which is a type of cancer involving cells of the immune system.

Original Black Sabbath Members Reunite for New Album and World Tour

November 12, 2011 02:53:43 GMT

are going to make a grand return next year. Singer , guitarist Tony Iommi, bass player Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward announced on Friday, November 11 that they decided to reunite for a brand new album and a world tour in 2012.

Jack Osbourne Making 'Black Sabbath' Horror Movie

April 25, 2011 18:12:00 GMT

The reality TV star Jack Osbourne recently wrapped his first big gig as a producer, working on behind-the-scenes concert documentary "God Bless ", which he premiered at New York's Tribeca Film Festival on Sunday.

Billy Ray Cyrus: 'I Should Have Been a Better Parent'

February 19, 2011 03:12:56 GMT

regrets becoming a friend to his children, insisting he "should have been a better parent" to and her siblings. The country star has always been close to his children, Miley, Braison and Noah, as well as estranged wife Tish's kids - Brandi and - from a previous relationship.

'Twilight' Star Kellan Lutz Is Now Fashion Designer

February 19, 2011 03:06:57 GMT

Actor can add clothing designer to his resume - he's helping to create a range for Dylan George jeans. The "" hunk has signed up to front the advertising campaign for the fashion firm and he's also set to co-create sub-brand Abbot & Main with label founder Daniel Guez.

Victoria Beckham Already Planning Fifth Baby

February 19, 2011 02:59:26 GMT

is already planning on extending her brood after she gives birth later this year, revealing she's considering having a fifth child. The singer-turned-fashion designer is currently expecting baby number four with her soccer superstar husband .

Lady GaGa Cries Outside Her Old Apartment

February 18, 2011 09:42:35 GMT

broke down in tears during a recent interview for U.S. news show "60 Minutes" as she sat on the stairwell outside the apartment where she lived as a child, surrounded by TV lights and cameras. The footage never made it to newsman 's televised interview, which aired on Sunday, February 13 but it was shown on Access Hollywood on Thursday night, February 17.

Taryn Manning Goes Naked for Playboy

February 18, 2011 09:40:42 GMT

' "Crossroads" co-star has bared all for men's magazine Playboy. The actress will appear naked in the upcoming April 2011 issue of the publication.

Geezer Butler Clarifies: No Black Sabbath Reunion

February 18, 2011 09:30:52 GMT

Rocker Geezer Butler has ruled out another reunion, insisting the four original members of the heavy rock super group will never work together in a studio or on stage. The bassist has released a statement amid mounting speculation suggesting the band is set for a reunion.

Ozzy Osbourne Plans 'Killer Black Sabbath Album' Before Retiring

August 20, 2010 08:31:44 GMT

has hinted he'll retire after recording one more album. The rocker has revealed he's in talks with drummer Bill Ward about the possibility of another reunion - and he's hoping to get Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler on board for a get together.

Ozzy Osbourne Slams Record Labels and Downloads

July 31, 2010 05:03:42 GMT

is "disgusted" by the way new bands are treated by their record labels - accusing music executives of forcing wannabe stars to give up their financial rights in exchange for fame. The former star is convinced aspiring artists are treated harshly by their music industry bosses these days, and he blames the rise of internet downloads and the fall of CD releases for making labels take more money from their stars.

Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi No Longer Feuding

July 21, 2010 03:24:34 GMT

has officially called a truce with his former bandmate Tony Iommi - they have settled a long-running legal dispute over the use of the group's name.

Black Sabbath 'Played at the Worst Dump' at First American Tour

July 08, 2010 07:57:21 GMT

Heavy rock legends 's first tour of the U.S. almost didn't happen - the naive group's gear blew up because the bandmates didn't realize "the electricity was different". The "Paranoid" hitmakers were superstars in Europe and were shocked to learn they were expected to play club venues when they arrived in New York for their first American shows.

Black Sabbath Tested for Gonorrhea Every End of Tour

June 22, 2010 04:19:08 GMT

and his bandmates used to wrap up their tours by seeking treatment for sexually transmitted diseases they might have contracted from groupies. The "Paranoid" rocker admits he regularly visited a doctor for an injection before he went home to ensure he wouldn't pass any infections on to his steady partner.

Ozzy Osbourne Says No to Black Sabbath Reunion

January 26, 2010 09:56:48 GMT

has wrecked fans' hopes for another reunion, insisting the group is like an ex-girlfriend he no longer wants to date. The rocker refuses to rule out another tour with his old bandmates, but insists it isn't something he's planning for the immediate future.

Tony Iommi's Black Sabbath Life to Be Presented in Autobiography

January 21, 2010 07:54:34 GMT

rocker Tony Iommi is documenting his life in the hellraising band in a new autobiography. The book, "Iron Man", is due to be published in later 2010 after U.S.-based Foundry Literary & Media bought the publishing rights for a six-figure sum at auction.

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