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National Day Of Unplugging Starts Digital Sabbath Tonight
2013-03-01 12:27:22

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There is perhaps no better indicator of how reliant Americans have become on their digital devices than the fact that a National Day of Unplugging exists. That we must put aside a special day to disconnect from all things digital is a clear signal that we use our computers, smartphones and tablets as very real vices to get us through the day or distract us from real world problems. As we´re in the middle of Lent season,...

2010-03-31 07:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Activision Publishing, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: ATVI) April lineup of downloadable songs is sure to satisfy with huge rock bands and popular tracks for Guitar Hero® 5 and Band Hero(TM) players this month. With the addition of tracks from Lynyrd Skynyrd, Fall Out Boy, Blur, The All-American Rejects, Saving Abel, Phoenix and Black Sabbath, the Guitar Hero music library continues to evolve and expand, providing hours of...

2010-01-28 07:30:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Guitar Hero® cranks up the heat in February with a strong lineup of weekly downloadable songs that are sure to satisfy fans' musical appetites. For the first time in a music video game, master tracks from popular heavy metal band Black Sabbath are hitting center stage. In addition, top bands 30 Seconds To Mars, Breaking Benjamin and Third Eye Blind lend both hit songs and new music, to the vast Guitar Hero music...

2009-05-31 12:32:40

Former Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne alleges in a New York lawsuit the band's guitarist, Tony Iommi, should not be the sole owner of the band's name. Osbourne expressed regret in a statement regarding his filing in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, alleging he had unsuccessfully tried for three years to convince his fellow Black Sabbath founding member to share the band's name, E! Online reported Friday. Tony, I am so sorry it's had to get to this point by me having to take this action...

2008-09-01 21:00:22

By Jim Harrington The Metal Masters concert was fun to watch. Among the curiosities seen during the nearly six-hour show Sunday at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View were: 1. A horse ridden onstage during Testament's set 2. Inflatable sheep, a life-size sex doll and go-go dancers that shared the spotlight with Motorhead 3. Heaven and Hell's gargoyle-dotted set, which seemed straight out of a B-grade horror movie 4. The line that separates Judas Priest from Spinal Tap-like...

2008-08-28 21:00:25

Jack Osbourne says he is producing a documentary intended to show what his British rock icon dad, Ozzy Osbourne, is really like. The BBC quoted the 22-year-old aspiring filmmaker as telling Rolling Stone magazine that he feels "The Osbournes," the former hit MTV reality series about his family, doesn't accurately reflect his famous father. "My dad's not an idiot -- he's nothing short of a genius," Jack Osbourne told the magazine. "He does have huge flaws, and we're trying to really paint...

2008-08-05 03:00:30

By Doug Pullen, El Paso Times, Texas Aug. 5--Like a lot of kids around here, I grew up in the Coliseum. It was the only place to see a relatively big-name artist in the '70s. It's where I saw my first rodeo, my first circus and my first Ice Capades spectacle. When I was old enough to go with friends (meaning my buddy Tom Mayton had a car), I saw many of the artists who helped shape me as a music journalist -- Aerosmith, Bad Company, the B-52's, Black Sabbath, Blue Oyster Cult, the...

2006-03-14 00:45:50

By Claudia Parsons and Chris Michaud NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rebel rockers Sex Pistols, Black Sabbath and Lynyrd Skynyrd were finally ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Monday after years of rejection but the Sex Pistols didn't bother to show up. The 2006 class of inductees also included jazz legend Miles Davis and New Wave group Blondie, who made little secret of the antagonism between current and past members of the band at a ceremony marked by controversy, awkwardness and...

2006-03-08 16:07:26

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Metallica will not only induct Black Sabbath into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Monday, but will also perform a short set of Sabbath songs. Sabbath itself is not expected to perform during the black-tied event, which will take place at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel. "Not only will we be inducting Sabbath, we are going to make a humble attempt at playing some of their songs live in front of the gathered masses, including, most humbling...

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