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Black Sabbath Announce Final Live Performance

The heavy metal pioneers of Black Sabbath have announced their final live performance, which will take place at Ozzfest Japan on November 22. From all indications, the outfit’s original lineup will be present, with the exception of drummer Bill Ward, who has been at odds with his bandmates for the past three years. As many […]

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WATCH: Foo Fighters Cover Black Sabbath, Melt Faces

Foo Fighters began their week-long residency on the Late Show with David Letterman last night and to viewers’ delighted surprise the band covered the heavy metal behemoth of a track — “War Pigs.” Originally composed and released by Black Sabbath in 1970, “War Pigs” is a politically-charged, giant and downright classic metal song…and Foo Fighters […]

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Ozzy Osbourne Releasing Solo Compilation, ‘Memoirs Of A Madman’

Reuniting with Black Sabbath isn’t stopping Ozzy Osbourne from reviving his solo career. After teasing a cryptic picture on Twitter for the past few days, Ozzy revealed the album artwork for his new release, Memoirs Of A Madman, which is due out on October 10. Being released through Epic Records/Legacy Records, it’ll be a CD/DVD […]

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UTG PHOTOS & REVIEW: Scott Ian’s ‘Speaking Words’ Tour (3/5/14)

Ladies and gentlemen, UTG can now double-confirm that Scott Ian is a very well-spoken, hilarious, and brutally honest man. If you were able to catch our interview with him a little while back, you probably chuckled at some of that charisma while perusing our conversation with him. When his first ever US spoken word tour […]

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REVIEW: Arctic Monkeys – ‘AM’

Artist: Arctic Monkeys Album: AM Genre: Indie Rock, Garage Rock Label: Domino Records The Arctic Monkeys have long held a strange place in indie rock. Just as every other indie rock band seemed to be either a watered down combination of The Strokes and The Smiths (we get it, hipsters, you like your guitars reverberating […]

Black Sabbath Invite Andrew W.K. To Open Entire North American Tour

Black Sabbath Invite Andrew W.K. To Open Entire North American Tour

The headline says it all, folks! Get ready for Black Sabbath and Andrew W.K. to cause quite a rukus on their forthcoming North American Tour. Everyone’s favorite party master will be performing a special DJ set every night on the run. Tickets for the tour can be purchased right here. Andrew W.K. had this to […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Zakk Wylde Speaks on Black Label Society, Tim Lambesis and Playing with Ozzy Osbourne

“Are you a warrior of Christ?” asks a fan during a Q&A session at NYC’s jazz club, The Iridium. “Of course, I’m Catholic,” replies Zakk Wylde almost immediately. “Can you explain why?” the man follows up. “Well, you know, because being with Ozzy, between all the satanic rituals and the orgies we have, it just […]

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Black Sabbath Reach No. 1 On UK Charts After 42 Years, Continue To Be Old

In 2009, Bob Dylan released Together Through Life, his thirty third studio album. It was the first album of his to hit number one on the UK charts in 39 years. Back in March, David Bowie mounted a good effort and reached number one in the UK (and number two in the US) with The […]

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Tool Working On First Album Since 2006

The notorious Los Angeles progressive metal band Tool confirmed yesterday that they will soon be getting back to work writing and arranging songs for the band’s upcoming record. The band has just returned from Japan, where they played Ozzfest 2013, a two-day metal festival. Day one included the likes of headliner Slipknot, Slash (of Guns N’ […]

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Black Sabbath Album Set For June Release

Over the weekend, classic rock and early heavy metal legends Black Sabbath announced that their next album would come out in June. The album, titled 13, is produced by Rick Rubin, famed for his work ranging from the Beastie Boys to Metallica. Also announced this weekend was Black Sabbath’s studio drummer; Rage Against The Machine‘s Brad […]

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25 Days Of Metal 2012: #15 Witchcraft – Legend

Rather than counting down the days until we can celebrate Christmas, this year we’re bringing you a series of metal posts will be celebrating the countdown until we don’t have to be inundated with Christmas music and decorations everywhere. To coincide with this countdown we’ll be posting our top 25 metal (and metal-ish) albums of […]

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Official Lollapalooza Lineup Revealed

The organizers of Lollapalooza have officially unveiled the lineup for this year’s return to Chicago’s Grant Park 8/3-8/5. Appearing to be pretty much the exact lineup that was circling as a rumor not too long ago, the 2012 lineup for Lollapalooza promises headline appearances from Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath, Black Keys, and Jack […]