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New TONY IOMMI Audio Interview Posted Online

The latest episode of "Talking Metal" features an interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with legendary guitarist Tony Iommi. Topics include HEAVEN AND HELL, BLACK SABBATH, Ronnie James Dio, Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Martin, Glenn Hughes, Ian Gillan, LED ZEPPELIN, Eddie Van Halen, LUNARMILE, Gibson and Epiphone guitars, and the Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy ...

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LIZZY BORDEN: 'Appointment With Death' Details Revealed

LIZZY BORDEN was created in 1983 in Hollywood California. Spitting venom, stage blood and dripping grease paint while breathing life into bizarre characters bred precisely for the stage. Theme-oriented creations such as "Love You to Pieces" (1985), "Menace to Society" (1986), "Visual Lies" (1987), "Master of Disguise" (1989), "Best Of" (1994), and "Deal with the ...

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HEAVEN AND HELL's VINNY APPICE To Guest On INDIE 103.1 FM's 'Chaos'

Legendary heavy metal drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, HEAVEN AND HELL, DIO) will be the featured guest during hour 2 of Indie 103.1 FM's specialty metal program "Chaos" this coming Sunday, August 26 at 10:00 p.m. PST (1:00 a.m. EST Monday morning). Appearing during the first hour will be DIVINE HERESY/ex-FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares. ...

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BLACK SABBATH's IOMMI, BUTLER To Guest On KNAC.COM This Monday

Original BLACK SABBATH members Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler — now touring as HEAVEN AND HELL with bandmates Ronnie James Dio and Vinny Apice — will check in with KNAC.COM's Junkman this Monday. The phoner will begin at 2:45 p.m. (Pacific Time) August 27. Rhino Records and Rhapsody have teamed up to provide a full-album ...

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HEAVEN AND HELL Drummer: Australian Tour Was 'Fantastic'

HEAVEN AND HELL drummer Vinny Appice (ex-BLACK SABBATH, DIO) has posted the following message on his web site: "Well, we finished the last gig of the Australian tour and it was fantastic! The fans are incredible, making us feel at home and welcomed. The band has not played Australia since 1980 so it was great ...

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DARKANE Vocalist Quits

DARKANE vocalist Andreas Sydow has officially quit the band. His statement on the matter reads as follows: "The time has come, my friends for me to step down from my position as vocalist of the greatest band in the world! "I feel I've reached a stand still in the creative process with DARKANE and together ...

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Former PISSING RAZORS Members Working On FUELED II FIRE Debut

FUELED II FIRE, the El Paso, Texas-based band featuring former PISSING RAZORS members Matt Lynch (guitar), Ceaser Soto (guitar) and Joe Rodriguez (vocals) alongside Dan Diggler (drums) and Tury Saldana (bass), is hard at work on their full-length debut. The group does not have a title for the record yet, but songtitles set to appear ...

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ZOROASTER Completes Work On New Album

Thundering power-doom trio ZOROASTER has completed work on its debut full-length, entitled "Dog Magic". The album is set for a September 11, 2007 release date via Terminal Doom / Battle Kommand Records (by way of Southern Lord). Summoned by the mighty sludge of MELVINS, the mysticism of CELTIC FROST and the nihilistic blues of EYEHATEGOD, ...

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GNARLS BARKLEY Man Acquires Rare JIMI HENDRIX Material

NME.com reports: GNARLS BARKLEY's Cee-Lo Green has acquired rare Jimi Hendrix material which he plans to release. The singer will release the music on his label Radiculture Records, in conjunction with the sample clearance company Alien Music Services. The label will offer these masters — shelved for 15 years — as licenses for ...

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THE ACACIA STRAIN Checks In From SOUNDS OF THE UNDERGROUND

Massachusetts' purveyors of all things heavy THE ACACIA STRAIN are currently out on the road on this summer's Sounds of the Underground tour supporting the band's latest effort, "The Dead Walk". Frontman Vincent Bennett has offered the following update from the road: "This is by far the best tour we have ever done. I mean, ...

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'Magic Circle Festival' DVD Due Before Christmas

MANOWAR's Magic Circle Music, which organized the Magic Circle Festival in Bad Arolsen, Germany on July 6-7, has issued the following update: "Magic Circle Music's first festival (which took place July 6th-7th in Bad Arolsen, Germany) was a great success, all thanks to fans from all over the world who came and helped us in ...

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HEAVEN AND HELL: Mexican Shows Announced

HEAVEN AND HELL — the band featuring BLACK SABBATH guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Geezer Butler, singer Ronnie James Dio, and drummer Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO) — will play three shows in Mexico in late August/early September. The details are as follows: Aug. 30 - Mexico City, MEX @ Auditorio Nacional Aug. 31 - ...

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Room Full of Sinners - THE CURSED

If New Jersey was ever gonna be used as an adjective, for anything besides bricks of dried toxic swamp gunk, it'd have to be busted out for THE CURSED. The prime movers in this side project are former HADES and NON-FICTION axeman Dan Lorenzo and inimitable OVERKILL vocalist Bobby "Blitz" Ellsworth, two Jersey Devils born ...

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