In 2011, Black Sabbath announced they would be reuniting for a new album and tour. Not too long after, Bill Ward bowed out of the reunion citing financial reasons. Shortly after, Ozzy would go on to say that Ward showed up in no shape to play Sabbath gigs. Fans thought Ozzy was beingContinue Reading

If there is one thing we love learning more about, it’s Black Sabbath‘s obsession with cocaine in the 70s. For example, we learned a few years ago that in 1972, the band had a $75,000 cocaine budget. Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading. Well what did they do with that budget?Continue Reading

Today marks the release of the 50th Anniversary 5 LP/4 CD edition of Black Sabbath’s genre-defining album Paranoid, which features the vinyl debut of two 1970 concerts. Following the success of the band’s self-titled debut album in early 1970, Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, and Bill Ward returned thatContinue Reading