First Impressions: Black Sabbath – 13

DISCLAIMER: This track by track review of Black Sabbath’s 13 was written as a one time run through listen of the new album at an exclusive listening event in L.A.. This is not definitive nor refined. A more cohesive review of the album will be released when it is available.

The Black Sabbath Blame Game

  Black Sabbath are one the single most important bands ever to have risen from the primordial goo of that bastardized form of blues we know and love called metal. Their effect upon the genre was profound — by turning the tie-dye hippy movement from peace and flower power into a bleak,…

No Ozzfest 2011?

It’s not like we needed to see Ozzy being carted about across the country, presumably with irrelevant half of the Roadrunner Records lineup and a few nu-metal bands in tow, again. Is anyone out there seriously bummed? America has been getting more and more large bill tours and festivals for…