Tag: Ozzy Osbourne

Michael Schenker of Michael Schenker Fest

Michael Schenker of Michael Schenker Fest

 “…my number one priority and passion is pure self-expression and that does not come from a robot, pure self-expression comes from spirit and that is Michael Schenker.” From Release: Michael Schenker is a legendary figure in rock, one of the most gifted and influential guitarists of all time. His work with Scorpions, UFO and the Michael Schenker Group made him […]

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ORCHESTRA OF DOOM (Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe) Announce Exclusive Australian Shows

ORCHESTRA OF DOOM (Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe) Announce Exclusive Australian Shows

When the finest modern-day musical genre unites with the world’s most refined and revered stylistic approach to music, it is inevitable that the outcome will be nothing short of stunning. Ladies and gentlemen, if you will, imagine a scenario whereby the music of Black Sabbath – the originators of the entire heavy metal genre – has been turned on its head and lovingly reimagined […]

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Ozzy Osbourne Cancellation – Airbourne Join Download 2019

Ozzy Osbourne Cancellation – Airbourne Join Download 2019

Sydney Saturday March 9 || Parramatta Park Melbourne Monday March 11 || Flemington Racecourse Ozzy Osbourne Cancellation Airbourne Join Download 2019   SLAYER (Final World Tour) | JUDAS PRIEST (Only Aus Shows) | ALICE IN CHAINS | GHOST RISE AGAINST  (Only Aus Shows) | THE AMITY AFFLICTION (Only Aus Shows) | SUM 41(Only Aus Shows) | ANTHRAX | PENNYWISE (Only Aus Shows) |HALESTORM (Only Aus Shows) BEHEMOTH | ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES | AIRBOURNE  […]

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Download 3rd Line Up Announcement

Download 3rd Line Up Announcement

Sydney Saturday March 9 || Parramatta Park Melbourne Monday March 11 || Flemington Racecourse Introducing the Ascension Stage to Download 2019 Featuring JUSTICE FOR THE DAMNED | AVERSIONS CROWN | DEVILSKIN EAT YOUR HEART OUT | THE BEAUTIFUL MONUMENT   OZZY OSBOURNE (Only Aus Shows) SLAYER (Final World Tour) | JUDAS PRIEST (Only Aus Shows) | ALICE IN CHAINS  GHOST […]

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Rudolf Schenker of Scorpions

Rudolf Schenker of Scorpions

“Now we got the offer to play with Def Leppard, YES, very special guests because Def Leppard when I remember the 80’s they were often our support band and special guests and stuff and we have a very good feel with those guys.” From Release: In 1988, Scorpions were the first Western rock band to play ten consecutive sold-out shows […]

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Download 2019 1st Line Up Announcement

Download 2019 1st Line Up Announcement

Sydney Saturday March 9 || Parramatta Park Melbourne Monday March 11 || Flemington Racecourse DOWNLOAD 2019  OZZY OSBOURNE SLAYER | JUDAS PRIEST | ALICE IN CHAINS GHOST | RISE AGAINST | THE AMITY AFFLICTION | ANTHRAX  HALESTORM | BEHEMOTH | ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES  I PREVAIL | CONVERGE | FRENZAL RHOMB | LUCA BRASI  CODE ORANGE | ANDY BLACK | THE FEVER 333  […]

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Rachel Bolan of Skid Row

Rachel Bolan of Skid Row

“It’s not self-serving to anyone in the band, any time we’re in a room together it’s always about Skid Row and what can we do for Skid Row there’s never anyone with personal agendas and it’s a really good feeling and what a band should be you know.” From Release: Skid Row started in 1986 when a group of New […]

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Zakk Wylde of Black Label Society

Zakk Wylde of Black Label Society

“I mean everyone asks, “Zakk, is this a greatest hits record?” and I say no in order for it to be a greatest hits record you need that one vital, important ingredient and that would be hit songs, we don’t have any hit songs. So that’s the reason it’s ‘Grimmest Hits’.” From Release: One part invading horde and all parts […]

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Ugly Kid Joe – The Manning Bar, Sydney – December 3, 2017

Ugly Kid Joe – The Manning Bar, Sydney – December 3, 2017

I dig these album anniversary tours, especially when it’s an album I grew up with and this one was a part of that and twenty five years on we’re all here to celebrate ‘America’s Least Wanted’ hitting a quarter of a century, and this show even more special as it’s the first of this run. So how it’ll play out, […]

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Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe

Whitfield Crane of Ugly Kid Joe

“Imagine if you dreamed you want to be in a band but you’re not quite sure what it would be, it was that times a thousand because it was on fire, like the way it took us and took us around the world but we didn’t know that, we didn’t know what it was, we didn’t how to react and […]

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Zakk Wylde

Zakk Wylde

“…it’s not like I’ve been sitting around writing these songs for twenty years, because Black Label’s been working for the last twenty years basically, so I’m always making records and I’m always recording. You give me a month, you manage me and say ‘Zakk, the fellas are gonna be coming out to The Vatican in about a month’ and I’m […]

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Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath

Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath

“WE ALL FEEL THE TIME IS RIGHT TO FINISH WHILE WE ARE ALL AT THE TOP OF OUR GAME. TONY’S CANCER DIAGNOSIS MADE US REALISE WE WON’T BE AROUND FOREVER, AND WE’VE HAD MORE THAN A GOOD RUN. AFTER ALL, WE THOUGHT WE’D LAST FOR A COUPLE OF YEARS WHEN WE FIRST STARTED. WE NEVER DREAMED WE’D BE AROUND NEARLY […]

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FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Join BLACK SABBATH As Special Guest on The End Tour – Australia 2016

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Join BLACK SABBATH As Special Guest on The End Tour – Australia 2016

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH (FFDP) have been announced as very special guest to Black Sabbath’s The End tour taking place across Australia in April 2016. The American metal juggernaut crashed into the ARIA Charts last month at #3 with their sixth album, Got Your Six, giving them their highest Australian chart position ever! Got Your Six is the follow-up to […]

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BLACK SABBATH – The End – The Final Tour…

BLACK SABBATH – The End – The Final Tour…

It’s the Beginning of THE END. It started nearly five decades ago with a crack of thunder, a distant bell ringing and then that monstrous riff that shook the earth.  The heaviest rock sound ever heard. In that moment Heavy Metal was born, created by a young band from Birmingham, England barely out of their teens. Now it ENDS, the final tour […]

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OZZY OSBOURNE – ‘Memoirs Of A Madman’ Out October 10th

OZZY OSBOURNE – ‘Memoirs Of A Madman’ Out October 10th

This October, the career of rock icon OZZY OSBOURNE will be celebrated with the Epic Records/Legacy Recordings MEMOIRS OF A MADMAN collections released in Australia through Sony Music Entertainment. Due out October 10, MEMOIRS OF A MADMAN (CD) serves as a career spanning audio release, featuring 17 of OZZY’s greatest hit singles compiled in one place for the first time in his career and will be available in a single […]

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Gus G of Firewind

Gus G of Firewind

“The first time could be the last time, so I just want to make sure this is going to be the most kick ass show ever, not that I don’t do that for the other shows, but this one I think we’re going to add a couple of songs we haven’t done for quite a while to spice things up […]

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WIN a Black Sabbath ’13’ prize pack (CLOSED)

WIN a Black Sabbath ’13’ prize pack (CLOSED)

Metal legends Black Sabbath are back with a new album titled ‘13’ and thanks to our friends at Universal Music Australia, we have two prize packs of the brand new Black Sabbath album ‘13’ to give away to our lucky readers. Each pack contains a copy of the new CD ‘13’ as well as a Black Sabbath T-shirt (Mens Large […]

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Black Sabbath radio special

Black Sabbath radio special

Black Sabbath: 13- Hosted by Jim Norton Presented by MX2 Media & Republic Records As the progenitors of hard rock, Black Sabbath blazed a trail for generations of musicians and fans to follow. Now, after nearly 35 years between albums, Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne, and Geezer Butler have returned as conquering rock overlords with the release of their brand new […]

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Black Sabbath – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia – 30 April 2013

Black Sabbath – Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia – 30 April 2013

Date: Monday 30 April 2013 Venue: Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne, Australia Support: Shihad Photos by: Lens Of Rock (www.lensofrock.com)

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Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath

Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath

“I HAVE NO IDEA WHY WE HAVE LASTED SO LONG IT HAS BEEN GREAT TO HAVE INFLUENCED SO MANY BANDS, AND I THINK THAT IS WHY WE HAVE MAINTAINED OUR RELEVANCE.” There isn’t really any easier introduction to an interview than simply stating Black Sabbath = Heavy Metal, does anything more need to be said?  The band where it arguably […]

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PRE-ORDER “THE PRIDE” FEATURING ZAKK WYLDE, KEVIN MARTIN, MORGAN ROSE, JD DESERVIO & THE INFINITE STAIRCASE

PRE-ORDER “THE PRIDE” FEATURING ZAKK WYLDE, KEVIN MARTIN, MORGAN ROSE, JD DESERVIO & THE INFINITE STAIRCASE

(1 February 2013 – New York, NY) “The Pride” Featuring Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne), Kevin Martin (Candlebox, The Gracious Few), Morgan Rose (Sevendust, Call Me No One), John “JD” DeServio (Black Label Society, Cycle Of Pain) & The Infinite Staircase, the song written and recorded for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, is now available for Pre-order on […]

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Black Sabbath announce their new album ’13’ to be released in June

Black Sabbath announce their new album ’13’ to be released in June

On the night of the 13th of January 2013, rock legends BLACK SABBATH announced the title of their new album, 13, which will be released this June (exact date TBA).  The original BLACK SABBATH–OZZY OSBOURNE (vocals), TONY IOMMI (guitar) and GEEZER BUTLER (bass)–have recorded the album primarily in Los Angeles and were joined at the sessions by drummer Brad Wilk (Rage Against […]

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Firewind announce Australian tour dates

Firewind announce Australian tour dates

  Whiplash Festival, ESP Guitars, Hysteria Mag & Factory Music presents… FIREWIND – FEW AGAINST MANY OZ TOUR Feat. Ozzy Osbourne Guitarist Gus G It’s been a busy few months for FIREWIND and their talismanic leader, guitarist Gus G. ever since releasing their highly anticipated and heaviest album to date; “Few Against Many.” With a subsequent world tour under their […]

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Black Sabbath Australian Tour announced

Black Sabbath Australian Tour announced

Black Sabbath – the band credited with creating heavy metal and one of the most influential bands of all time – today announced their widely rumored and highly anticipated reunion for their first Australian shows in nearly 40 years. Original band members – the Prince of Darkness himself: Ozzy Osbourne, bassist Geezer Butler and guitarist Tony Iommi will make a […]

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Black Sabbath – Reunited, 33 years in the making

Black Sabbath – Reunited, 33 years in the making

Well the news that most had anticipated, but has now been made official…today in Los Angeles at the Whiskey A Go-Go where exactly 41 years ago to the day, where the band played their first ever Los Angeles show, one of the worlds most iconic heavy metal bands, Black Sabbath announced their reunion – OZZY OSBOURNE, TONY IOMMI, GEEZER BUTLER […]

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‘God Bless Ozzy Osbourne’ released on DVD / Blu-Ray November 18th

‘God Bless Ozzy Osbourne’ released on DVD / Blu-Ray November 18th

Eagle Rock Entertainment are proud to announce the release on 18th November 2011 of the “God Bless Ozzy Osbourne” film on DVD and Blu-ray.  Produced by his son Jack, this touching and funny portrait is the first official in depth story of Ozzy Osbourne, and was made with the full co-operation and approval of Ozzy and his family and friends.  “God […]

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