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Two New Sabbath Offerings Due This Spring (FMQB)
Black Sabbath, with Ronnie James Dio, will unleash new songs and a live album for fans.
Horoscope Jeraldine Saunders (San Jose Mercury News)
BIRTHDAY GUY: Guitarist Tony Iommi was born in Birmingham, England, on this day in 1948. This birthday guy is best known as a founding member of the legendary heavy metal band Black Sabbath, but also performed with Jethro Tull briefly in the late '60s. While performing with Black Sabbath and a series of different line-ups over the years, Iommi released several solo albums including his most ...
Hell's Angels (New Times Broward-Palm Beach)
Headbangers argue all day whether Slayer is the greatest heavy-metal band ever. And 25 years into the band's hall-of-fame career, a smaller number of music fans ? not all them metalheads ? claim the thrash kings are one of the best rock bands ever, hands-down, period.
Tenacious D: The Pick of Destiny (filmcritic.com)
If Tenacious D's lyrics are to be believed, then the two-man super group is the universe's greatest rock band.
Grails Make First Temporary Residence Ltd Release (CMJ)
Portland, Oregon's Grails will make their Temporary Residence Ltd debut with Burning Off Impurities on May 1. The collaborative endeavors of Grails are intriguingly eclectic; guitarist Zak Riles is also in M. Ward's band while drummer Emil Amos has been known to moonlight as Jandek's drummer, bringing a broad spectrum of instrumental involvement to the band.
How To Save Rock & Roll Legacies From Wayward Embarrassment (Blogcritics.org)
And now, for a very special a public service announcement. This one goes out to all you rockers and popular music outfits from the last 50 years. Have you lost any critical membership and had any portion of your career deemed ?important? or celebrated as ?legacy?? If so, please stop . I mean it. Right now . You?re embarrassing yourselves. There?s hope for you artistic savants with ...
Pop/rock: Softer Goo Goo Dolls at Alliant (The Capital Times)
Perhaps the only thing that remains childish about the Goo Goo Dolls is the name. The Buffalo, N.Y., alternative-rock trio had more of a bratty, punky edge when they surfaced in the late 1980s, indicative of the name.
Live Music Guide (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
ALLEY KATZ -- 10 Walnut Alley, 643-2816. Parasitic, 7 p.m. Thursday, all ages.
Rocket Queen (Seattle Weekly)
Dancing on the edge.
Kelly Osbourne says family member has HIV (AFP via Yahoo! News)
Reality television star Kelly Osbourne has revealed that a member of her family is HIV positive, according to British media reports.
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