Heavy metal

Ozzy's Solo Debut Achieves 5X Platinum Sales Certification

More than 20 years after it achieved 'Quadruple Platinum' status (4+ million sold) OZZY OSBOURNE 's 'Blizzard of Ozz' has made it to the next level with certified sales having now surpassed 5 million copies sold of the Heavy Metal icon's 1980 solo debut album.The RIAA (Recording Industry...
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Ozzy Commemorates 1982 'Bat-Biting Incident' w/ Release Of A Plush Toy Bat

Back in 1982, OZZY OSBOURNE , whose copious consumption of drink and drugs was well documented and publicized, famously (while under 'the influence') bit the head off a live bat that was thrown onstage at a concert in Des Moines, Iowa. His error in thinking that the bat was fake was quickly...
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MEGADETH To Release Remastered Greatest Hits

Metal Giants MEGADETH released their most recent album, 'Dystopia' in 2016, and with their recent tease of a 'big announcement,' their fans were anxiously awaiting/anticipating news of their next album, but that has turned out to not be the case...Although there are plans to record a new LP...
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METALLICA Expands Their Beer Business Presence

Having already entered the 'branded' liquor arena with their 'Blackened Whiskey' last year, METALLICA has announced new and wider distribution for their 'Enter Night' Pilsener beer, which has previously (since September 2018) been available only at their concerts. Named after their classic song '...
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METALLICA's James Hetfield Makes His Acting Debut

Metallica's front man JAMES HETFIELD will make his dramatic acting debut on the 'big screen' later this month at the Sundance Film Festival. Hetfield is part of the cast for the film, "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, And Vile" ,' which tells the back story of the relationship between serial...
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BLACK SABBATH To Be Honored At 2019 Grammy Awards

The Recording Academy, the organization behind The Grammy Awards, has announced that BLACK SABBATH will be the recipients of the Academy's most prestigious recognition-The Lifetime Achievement Award! The legendary, pioneering Heavy Metal band will receive the honor during the The Recording Academy'...
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Black Sabbath's GEEZER BUTLER Forms New Band!

Just because a heritage rock band decides to call it quits, it doesn't necessarily mean that the individual members of that band are going to retire...as a matter of fact, retirement doesn't ever really apply to musicians (IMO) as they just keep making music because, well, that's what they do! :D...
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Buy Some Of K.K. Downing's Guitars & Stuff!

Legendary Heavy Metal Guitar God K.K. DOWNING , now retired from JUDAS PRIEST, is set to shed some of his impressive array of guitars and other possessions at an auction to be held in December. Of the eleven guitars of Downing's headed for the auction block is his red 1967 Gibson Flying V axe that...
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METALLICA Plays 'Unplugged' Set For Benefit Concert

To mark the one year anniversary of their All Within My Hands charitable foundation, METALLICA performed a rare, acoustic show this past weekend in their hometown of San Francisco. Their 12-song set ( see the set list below ) featured 8 of their own songs and 4 'covers' of songs penned by Bob Seger...
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RONNIE JAMES DIO Autobiography (tentatively) Set For 2020

At the time of his death in 2010, RONNIE JAMES DIO had already started work on his autobiography, getting at least half of his story down on paper. The book was originally scheduled for publication through MTV Books, but has remained unfinished since the singer's passing at age 67. Recently though...
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