In 1980, Black Sabbath recruited powerhouse vocalist Ronnie James Dio at the start of a new era for the band. Heaven And Hell, the first studio album they released, is now regarded as one of the most iconic rock albums of the '80s. Rolling Stone magazine voted the album number 37 in the greatest heavy metal..
PEACEVILLE TO RELEASE CANDLEMASS GREEN VALLEY (LIVE) ON 7TH MAY 2021THE SWEDISH DOOM METAL GODS PERFORM THEIR CLASSIC TRACKS DURING LOCKDOWN. INCLUDES 'WELL OF SOULS', 'BEWITCHED' & MORE After over 35 years of existence, Candlemass still stand tall as true heavy metal greats & kings of doom, in the footsteps of their influences, Black Sabbath. The band is..
Wheels Of Confusion ... morphs into a rolling, unstoppable riff, sounding like great tombstones being pushed down a hillside at midnight, and immediately the listener is sucked in Before I even start on this, I have to declare right away what an enormously important album this is and was for myself personally. The first Black..
Australia's Empress blur the lines of many musical genres, from indie to shoegaze, from post-rock to metal - so perhaps the best way to describe their music is with adjectives like immersive, screeching, soothing, haunting, and delicately massive. What they do specialise in is dark theatrical melody, underlying menace, emotional and ethereal vocals, some fantastic..
Ruff Majik are an abrasive but humorous, stoner-rock band formed in South Africa in 2012, originally featuring the talents of guitarist/vocalist Johni Holiday, bassist Jimmy Glass and drummer Ben Manchino, but now augmented by guitarist Cowboy Van and guitarist/keyboard player (and long-time friend and producer) Evert Snyman. Their early work was pretty heavy, basic, stoner..
You know those deluxe sets we’re all becoming familiar with nowadays, as landmark albums or bands are celebrated by means of a huge box full of CDs, DVDs, books, posters, vinyl, all sorts of treasures essentially? Well courtesy of Wymer Publishing, what we have here is the equivalent to that audio concept but instead via..
Today, legendary Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne shares his first new solo music since 2010’s album Scream. The single Under The Graveyard comes off a whole brand new album, called Ordinary Man, which will be released early in 2020 through Sony Music Entertainment. “It all started when Kelly comes in and says ‘do you want..