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2006-07-09 20:54:16

By Paul Gargano LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - With the mercury topping 100 degrees by 11 a.m. Saturday, many were wondering just how well Ozzy Osbourne would hold up in his midday set headlining the Ozzfest second stage. But Osbourne proved as spirited as the nearly 25,000 on hand at San Bernardino's Hyundai Pavilion when his namesake festival rolled through Southern California. With the second stage kicking off at 9 a.m. and a toxic blend of dust, sun and beer mixing with 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...

2006-03-07 15:28:58

By Christa L. Titus NEW YORK (Billboard) - Ozzy Osbourne has cut back on his Ozzfest performances, but the Prince of Darkness is still in work mode. The singer for Black Sabbath, who will be inducted next Monday into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame during a New York ceremony, plans on returning to the recording studio this year. "I'm gonna get with (guitarist) Zakk (Wylde) soon and start hopefully writing a new studio (album). I've gotta get a studio album this year," Osbourne told...

2006-01-09 13:57:09

LONDON (Reuters) - Icelandic singer Bjork, who famously dressed up as a swan at the 2001 Academy Awards, has been voted the world's most eccentric celebrity in a recent British magazine poll. The 40-year-old, who also had a run-in with a reporter in Bangkok 10 years ago, beat out former world boxing champion Chris Eubank and goalkeeper-turned-commentator David Icke, who came second and third respectively. Bernie Herlihy, editor of the BBC's "Homes and Antiques" magazine which held...

2005-10-18 19:51:54

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - The four major labels, Concord Music Group and the Recording Industry Association of America are teaming for a double-disc compilation to benefit victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. "Hurricane Relief: Come Together Now" is expected in mid-November and boasts contributions from Coldplay, Fats Domino, Barbra Streisand, Dave Matthews Band, Elton John and James Brown, among many others. Proceeds have been earmarked for the American Red Cross,...

2005-10-05 11:52:58

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - Newly recorded covers of John Lennon's "Woman," Joe Walsh's "Rocky Mountain Way" and the Moody Blues' "Go Now" will be found on the Ozzy Osbourne collection "Under Cover," due November 1 as a Dualdisc. The remaining 10 cuts of the Epic Records set were released earlier this year on the "Under Covers" disc of Osbourne's boxed set "Prince of Darkness." Among them are Mountain's "Mississippi Queen," which features that band's guitarist, Leslie...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.