In the mid-’90s, Sharon Osbourne tried to get Ozzy Osbourne on the Lollapalooza tour (at that time, Lollapalooza was an alternative rock/hip-hop summer tour). Apparently, the organizers of the festival said that Ozzy wouldn’t fit in on the bill. Sharon decided to start a metal-centric festival and launched Ozzfest. That tour was the impetus behind Ozzy rejoining Black Sabbath in 1997.
What if Jimi Hendrix hadn’t died? What songs would he have put his signature stamp on? Here are five songs we would have loved to hear Hendrix cover had he not fallen victim to the “27 Club.”
Following Bill Ward’s lengthy statement detailing why he won’t be joining Black Sabbath for their upcoming concert performances, Black Sabbath have responded with their own much shorter statement. “We have decided not to make any […]
It has been a big week for metal fans – Black Sabbath have announced a 2012 reunion with the original lineup. The legendary English band, one of the benchmark bands for all things metal, will […]
This past April 16 was Record Store Day, “a celebration of the unique culture surrounding over 700 independently-owned record stores in the USA, and hundreds of similar stores internationally.” That there are only 700 such places […]
If you had picked up a newspaper on the morning of Monday, April 8, 1974, you would have read about the latest developments in the ever-growing web of scandals around President Richard Nixon, which would […]
On March 5, 2002, the first episode of The Osbournes aired on MTV. Reality TV was not yet everywhere, and the idea of following a family around and documenting their daily lives was relatively new. […]
While [lastfm]Ronnie James Dio[/lastfm] was not on our playlist on KOOL-FM, he definitely qualifies as a celebrity. Ronnie died on Sunday. So, time to add him to the latest CDT (Celebrity Death Trifecta).
BIRTHDAYS AND DEPARTURES -2/19 1940 – [lastfm]SMOKEY ROBINSON[/lastfm] 1944 – [lastfm]MAMA CASS ELLIOT[/lastfm] – DEPARTED 1946 – PAUL DEAN ([lastfm]LOVERBOY[/lastfm]) 1948 – TOMMY IOMMI ([lastfm]BLACK SABBATH[/lastfm]) 1948 – MARK ANDES ([lastfm]HEART[/lastfm]) 1949 – EDWARD HARDIN […]