Posts Tagged ‘Ozzy Osbourne’

Ozzy Osbourne Star at Hollywood

Ozzy Osbourne Star at Hollywood (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Last week’s Vintage Sunday was a lot more recent than our usual batch so we’re taking a giant leap backwards, all the way to 1980 for Ozzy‘s debut solo album.

Attempting to show Sabbath just what they were missing after his departure from the band the album marks Osbourne’s second attempt at a solo career and it was exceptionally successful.

Iconic tracks like Crazy Train and Mr Crowley gave this album a launchpad to greatness. (more…)

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Hey Stoopid

Hey Stoopid (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Hello again, anyone up for some shock rock this Sunday? Good, because this week features the overlord.

Alice Cooper’s discography features a plethora of hits and albums but none quite like this, “Hey Stoopid” is arguably his greatest achievement musically, even if it didn’t reach the commercial heights of songs like “School’s Out” and “Poison”.

The follow up to 1989’s “Trash”, this album came along in 1991 and changed everything, with a star studded lineup and some truly massive tracks. (more…)

Cover of "Masters of Reality"

Cover of Masters of Reality

This is a feature where we reminisce about an album that’s over 10 years old.

This week we’re going to be looking at the classic “Master of Reality” by Black Sabbath.

This album got me through my final few assignments at University and is host to my favourite Sabbath song “Children of the Grave”  (more…)

Kickin' backIn lieu of a show this week we thought we’d provide you wit a nice roundup of what went on over the festive period in the world of metal.

We’ll be back with our 2012 summary on Saturday the 5th of January but here’s a little catch up of everything that went on since we were last on air. (more…)

Main stage at Download festival, 2005. Photo b...

HEADLINERS for two of the main UK music festivals have been announced this week with Metallica and Black Sabbath being announced to play Download Festival‘s Tenth Anniversary festival and legendary god of shock rock Alice Cooper set to play Bloodstock.

Metal giants Metallica will perform their best-selling self titled album, known by fans as the ‘Black’ album, from beginning to end at Donnington Park next year.

Co-founder Lars Ulrich said: “Six years is way too long to be away from the hallowed grounds of Donington Park. We are beyond psyched and feel privileged to come back once again to soak up the energy and vibe of the most legendary of festival sites.” (more…)