Now that The Rolling Stones‘ No Filter tour has concluded, longtime backing singer Bernard Fowler says he’s turning his attention to promotingInside Out, an album of Stones covers that came out in April. Fowler plans to do live shows to get the word out on the album and is already thinking about a follow-up. Like Inside Out, it would have him…read more »
“Crazy Train” was the first single from Ozzy’s debut Blizzard of Ozz. The song was written by Ozzy and Randy Rhoads. The song is one of Osbourne’s best known and recognizable as a solo performer. It was rated 9th greatest guitar solo ever by Guitar World. When Ozzy and Jack Osbourne fin the original recording, they…read more »
I Tried to go in 69 , but I was only 8 The wait is over as Woodstock producer and co-founder Michael Lang says there will be an official 50th celebration of the music’s most iconic festival. Woodstock founder and co-producer Michael Lang officially announces Woodstock 50 The Watkins Glen International Speedway was the site for Summer Jam, which once received the Guinness Book…read more »
Black Sabbath have been named one of the latest Lifetime Achievement Award winners by the Recording Academy.
The group will receive the award during a ceremony and concert on May 11th in Los Angeles. Sabbath have won two Grammys in their career —Best Metal Performance in 1999 and 2013. Whether all four original members — Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward — show up for the ceremony is another question. Osbourne has a break in his…read more »
55 years ago (October 4th, 1963), Eric Clapton was asked to join The Yardbirds, replacing guitarist Anthony “Top” Topham.
Album: For Your Love Year: 1965 Writer: Graham Gouldman Stats: Peaked at number-six on the Billboard Hot 100 and number-three in Britain. Background: “For Your Love” gave The Yardbirds a Top 10 hit on both sides of the Atlantic, but it also spelled the end of guitarist Eric Clapton’s stay with the band. For Clapton, it represented a move in a…read more »