If your school was this awesome, you wouldn't have faked all those sick days. Gregg Breinberg is the director of the P.S. 22 Chorus in Staten Island, N.Y. and the school's resident metalhead. Instead of forcing his students to sing Christmas songs in the middle of spring or whatever pop radio hit is currently popular, 'Mr
As far as the best metal songs of 2013 go, this one is a serious no-brainer. Black Sabbath's new nine-minute opus is bursting with huge Tony Iommi riffs and solos, a powerful bass presence from Geezer Butler, wailing vocals from Ozzy Osbourne high in the mix and a masterful fluidity throughout the entirety of 'God Is Dead?'
Black Sabbath released 'God is Dead?' on April 18 as the band's first official single from the massively anticipated new album '13.' 'God is Dead?' was unleashed upon us all the day before the 2013 New England Metal and Hardcore Festival began, and to our surprise, most of the festival bands we interviewed hadn't actually heard the track yet. Thus, we busted out the iPod, attached some sweet Bose headphones and offered musicians from acts such as Anthrax, Hatebreed, Every Time I Die + others their first taste of '13.'
According to an expert gardener from England, plants love Black Sabbath just as much as metalheads do! Garden guru Chris Beardshaw recently began an experimental program to analyze the reaction of plants when exposed to music, and according to the gardener's studies, the tasty jams of Black Sabbath "worked wonders on a greenhouse full of plants."
The highly anticipated live return of Black Sabbath this year has finally happened, and unlike last year's handful of shows, there's new material being worked into performances. The group is currently on a tour "down under," hitting venues in New Zealand and Australia and they kicked things off with a blistering performance Saturday (April 20) at Auckland's Vector Arena.
Audiences are just getting familiar with 'God Is Dead?,' the epic track that was just released by Black Sabbath as the first single off their highly anticipated '13' album. Ozzy Osbourne took time out from Australia, where the band is preparing to tour, to call in to Zane Lowe's BBC show to speak about the group's album and he also dished about where the inspiration for the new single came from.
Black Sabbath recently unveiled their '13' album to a theater-full of media. Then came the unleashing of the epic first single 'God Is Dead?' yesterday (April 18). And now the band is taking the next step by not only offering the pre-order information for the disc, but also revealing the names of the trio of tracks that will be part of the deluxe edition of the disc.