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Watch Black Sabbath Close Their Final Show with "Paranoid"

Black Sabbath recently announced The End, a concert film and live album documenting their final show at the Genting Arena in the band's hometown of Birmingham. Now—in this preview of the film—you can watch the metal legends dramatically end their final show with one of their most iconic songs, "Paranoid."“Because it was Birmingham, it was a special night for us,” guitarist Tony Iommi said of... …

Black Sabbath Announce 'The End' Concert Film and Live Album

Black Sabbath have announced The End, a concert film and live album documenting their final show at the Genting Arena in the band's hometown of Birmingham.Filmed February 4, 2017, The End captures the band in fine form, and features a hit-packed set that includes classics like "War Pigs," "Paranoid," "Iron Man" and "Children of the Grave."In addition, both the film and album feature The Angelic... …

A Guide to Randy Rhoads' Acoustic Techniques and Riffs

When Ozzy Osbourne was booted from Black Sabbath and went solo in 1979, his quest for a heavy-metal soulmate ended with his discovery of Randy Rhoads.The pair would go on to pen such classic metal cuts as “Crazy Train,” “I Don’t Know,” “Mr. Crowley” and “Flying High Again,” among others.Unfortunately, Rhoads was around long enough to record only two full-length albums with Ozzy: Blizzard of Ozz... …

Zakk Wylde: Why and How I Was Asked to Rejoin Ozzy's Band

On April 28, we announced that Zakk Wylde would reunite with his old boss—Ozzy Osbourne—for a 2017 summer tour that happens to mark the 30th anniversary of the duo's first collaboration. The news marked the end of Ozzy's nearly decade-long collaboration with guitarist Gus G.But—and we remember the many comments on Facebook—a lot of fans wondered exactly why the shift had taken place. As it... …

Ozzy Osbourne and Zakk Wylde Announce 2017 Summer Tour

For the first time in more than a decade, Ozzy Osbourne and Zakk Wylde are together again.Known as one of rock's most lethal singer-and-guitarist pairings, the duo will hit the road for a series of Ozzy headlining shows in the U.S. this summer and fall, starting July 14. You can check out the current dates below—but keep in mind that more dates will be added soon.Although they've performed... …

10 Essential Heavy Metal Documentaries You Need to Watch Now

The recent success of the N.W.A. biopic, Straight Outta Compton, demonstrated that extreme music can be of extreme interest to audiences.And so, we've opted to take a look at some great metal movies. Of course, there aren’t too many heavy metal biopics out there (other than maybe this one), so instead, here are 10 artist-specific documentaries that are definitely worth your precious time. Grab... …

Zakk Wylde and Ozzy Osbourne Revisit 1988's 'No Rest for the Wicked'

This story originally appeared in the February 2014 issue of Guitar World.In the pantheon of Ozzy Osbourne solo albums, 1988’s No Rest for the Wicked is neither trailblazing like the Randy Rhoads-assisted Blizzard of Ozz and Diary of a Madman nor a high-water mark like the four-times-Platinum-selling No More Tears.It hasn’t even stood the test of time all that well: although No Rest for the... …

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