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Black Sabbath, Soundgarden + Motorhead to Play Hyde Park

Black Sabbath, Soundgarden, and Motorhead
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The July 4 show during Hyde Park's British Summer Time Festival will feature Black Sabbath, Soundgarden and Motorhead.

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Black Sabbath to Release Box Set of Early Albums

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Rhino

The albums Black Sabbath recorded during their first go-round with Ozzy Osbourne will be collected in a new box set. Rhino will release 'Black Sabbath: The Complete Studio Albums 1970-1978' on April 15.

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‘Iron Man’ Vs. ‘Ace Of Spades’ – March Riff Madness

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Black Sabbath's ‘Iron Man' takes on Motorhead’s ‘Ace of Spades' in round one of Ultimate Classic Rock's March Riff Madness competition.

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Top 10 Tony Iommi Guitar Solos

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Chris Walter, Getty Images

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi is arguably the most important player in the history of heavy metal. His awesomely heavy riffs served as the basic blueprint for subsequent bands, and of course, Sabbath's dark imagery and prese

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Black Sabbath’s Bill Ward Calls John Bonham The ‘Finest Rock Drummer’

Scott Gries, Getty Images/Hulton Archive
Scott Gries, Getty Images/Hulton Archive

Co-founding Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward paid tribute to his contemporary in Led Zeppelin on his 'Rock 50' radio show (embedded above), saying, "If you want to strive toward something, just listen to John Bonham."

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Black Sabbath ‘Too Fast’ for Ellen DeGeneres in Super Bowl Commerical

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YouTube

Black Sabbath's 'Paranoid' has turned up in a 2014 Super Bowl commercial starring talk show host Ellen DeGeneres as a modern-day Goldilocks looking for dance music.

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20 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Cross Purposes’

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"Good grief! What now?"

One can't help but presume that words to that effect probably passed the lips of several people within the Black Sabbath organization, as they considered the options available to them before getting to work on the heavy metal legends' seventeenth studio album, ‘Cross Purposes,’ which eventually saw the light of day 20 years ago today.

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Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath Win Rock, Metal Grammys

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Michael Ochs Archives / Jeffrey Mayer, Getty Images

Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin each won an award at the Grammys' annual Pre-Telecast Ceremony this evening. Which is something that probably should have happened in 1974, but whatever we'll take it.

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Black Sabbath’s ‘War Pigs’ Featured in New ’300′ Movie Trailer

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Warner Brothers / Legendary

In a new TV ad for the upcoming movie '300: Rise of an Empire,' the sounds of Black Sabbath's classic 'War Pigs' can be heard loud and clear.

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Black Sabbath Launches New Line of Sneakers

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Converse

Black Sabbath have once again partnered with Converse to create a new line of Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers inspired by the band. The footwear company announced the news yesterday (Jan. 6).

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