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Video: Black Sabbath Chase “The Sabbath Sound” in Studio

Black Sabbath and producer Rick Rubin talk about recreating the band‘s original sound for their upcoming album “13″


By Alex Baker


In this video released on their YouTube channel, Black Sabbath and producer Rick Rubin talk about some of the studio techniques they used to recreate the band’s early sound for their upcoming release 13.


The album will be the band’s first since their 1995 release Forbidden, and features founding Sabbath members… Read More

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The Cult Announce “Electric 13″ Tour

British rockers hitting the road this summer and will perform landmark 1987 album in its entirety


By Alex Baker


Singer Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy will be dusting off their leather trousers this summer for an extended tour jaunt that will see them playing their classic 1987 album, Electric in its entirety. The singer and guitarist will be joined by bassist Chris Wyse and drummer Read More

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Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dead at 49

Founding member of influential thrash band succumbs to liver failure


By Alex Baker


Slayer guitarist and founding band member Jeff Hanneman died yesterday at the age of 49. Hanneman, who co-founded Slayer with Kerry King in 1981, suffered from liver failure and passed away at a hospital near his California home.


The band issued an official statement, saying “Slayer is devastated to inform that their bandmate and brother, Jeff Hanneman passed away at about… Read More

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Black Sabbath’s New Album Set for June Release

Heavy metal titans ready first new studio album in 35 years


By Alex Baker


Black Sabbath announced today that they will be releasing their new album, 13, in June of this year. The upcoming album will be the first new studio release by the band since 1978′s Never Say Die!


The current lineup for the Sabs consists of founding members Ozzy Osborne (vocals), Tomy Iommi (guitar) and Geezer Butlet (bass). Founding drummer Read More

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