Tag: Tony Iommi

  • Black Sabbath at Hyde Park: Review

    Black Sabbath at Hyde Park: Review

    London may have its faults: There are too many people, too many drugs, loud parties, late night revellers… It also has its faults. It’s expensive: The Connaught bar sells beer at £65. Per glass. Yes, that isn’t a typo. It is busy, the average life expectancy of a cyclist is roughly equivalent to that of […]

  • Black Sabbath: 13 Review and The Post-It Note-gate Controversy

    Black Sabbath: 13 Review and The Post-It Note-gate Controversy

    With Black Sabbath’s album out tomorrow, it is time to dust off your black cloak, wizard’s hat and faded copy of Alistair Crowley‘s Big Book of Magic (Vol. 1: Card Tricks), throw them in the bin, and make some space for some new Sabbath vinyl in your collection. Sabbath have always courted controversy, from the […]

  • Movember: Rock’s Top Ten Greatest Moustaches of the Eighties

    Movember: Rock’s Top Ten Greatest Moustaches of the Eighties

    What are the Greatest Moustaches in Rock? November has become a slightly frightening time of year for men everywhere. A very worthy campaign has swept the nation in the last few years encouraging people to grow hair on the upper slopes of their faces during the month to help raise awareness and highlight the fight […]

  • Remember The First Time You Heard…Black Sabbath?

    Remember The First Time You Heard…Black Sabbath?

    Black Sabbath’s Seventh Star is not the most obvious starting point for a rock fan to be introduced to heavy metal’s most iconic band. Growing up in a religious household presented the odd challenge for a young heavy metal fan not necessarily seeking ways to aggravate his parents. I had a number of damage limitation […]