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Ozzy Osbourne planning farewell tour, playing Welcome to Rockville (2018 lineup)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The 2018 edition of Florida festival Welcome to Rockville also includes Foo Fighters, Queens of the Stone Age, Billy Idol, Thrice, Baroness, Quicksand, Power Trip, Turnstile, and more.

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Ozzfest Meets Knotfest 2017 lineup: Ozzy, Prophets of Rage, Deftones, Baroness, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The festival also includes Kreator, High on Fire, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Testament, Life of Agony, and more (but no Slipknot).

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Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Last year, Rolling Stone published a list of the 40 greatest punk albums of all time, and today, they ranked the 100 greatest metal albums of all time. The list is all over the metal spectrum, from black and death to hair and nu…

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Ozzy, NIN, A Perfect Circle, Mastodon, Run the Jewels, more playing Aftershock

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Sacramento’s Aftershock is yet another date on Ozzy Osbourne’s gradually-expanding festival tour (with Zakk Wylde).

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Ozzy headlining Louder Than Life (with Prophets of Rage, Mastodon, Thrice, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Louder Than Life goes down the exact same two days as the Sonic Boom festival, which has a very similar lineup.

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Jan 20 in Music History: The Beatles release their first album in the US, Ben & Jerry’s introduces Phish Food

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Jan 20 in Music History: The Beatles release their first album in the US, Ben & Jerry’s introduces Phish Food
1958 – Elvis Presley gets his orders to report to duty from the US Army. He is allowed a 60-day deferment so he could finish the film King Creole.

1964 – The Beatles’ first American album is released: Meet the Beatles!

 

1982 – During an Ozzy Osbourne concert in Des Moines, Iowa, someone in the audience throws a live bat onto the stage. Stunned by the light, the bat lay motionless, and thinking it was a rubber fake, the singer picks it up and attempts to bite off its head as part of his regular act. After the ...

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Ozzy, Slayer, Megadeth, Anthrax, Korn, Code Orange & more playing Rock USA

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

You’ve seen the lineups for Rock Fest, Rocklahoma, Rock on the Range, Welcome to Rockville, and Fort Rock. Now… brace yourselves for… ROCK USA.

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Ozzy, KISS, Korn, Slayer, Pig Destroyer, DEP & more playing Chicago Open Air

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The metal/hard rock fest also includes Anthrax, Megadeth, Body Count, Lamb of God, Meshuggah, Rob Zombie, Behemoth, and more.

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Ozzy planning tour? Zakk Wylde is ++ Jag Panzer playing as ‘Randy Rhoads Experience’

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

We already mentioned that power metal vets Jag Panzer have a show coming up at Saint Vitus on July 9, but classic metalheads will be able to get a double dose of Panzer if they so choose. They’ll be back in a different guise the next night (July 10), this time as The Randy Rhoads Experience, an Ozzy tribute band playing stuff from his first two albums as well as a couple Black Sabbath songs…

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“Ozzfest Meets Knotfest” is a thing that is happening (with Black Sabbath, Slayer, Anthrax, Megadeth, Dead Cross, & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

You’ve seen Ozzfest. You’ve seen Knotfest. But are you ready for… OZZFEST MEETS KNOTFEST???

That’s right. Ozzy Osbourne teams with mall-metal giants Slipknot (who have played various Ozzfests) for a joint festival this year…

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“Ozzfest Meets Knotfest” is a thing that is happening (with Black Sabbath, Slayer, Anthrax, Megadeth, Dead Cross, & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

You’ve seen Ozzfest. You’ve seen Knotfest. But are you ready for… OZZFEST MEETS KNOTFEST???

That’s right. Ozzy Osbourne teams with mall-metal giants Slipknot (who have played various Ozzfests) for a joint festival this year…

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This Day in Music History: Ozzy urinates on the Alamo, Bon Iver releases For Emma, Forever Ago

Source: The Key (WXPN)

1952 – Seventeen-year-old Vincent Eugene Craddock enters the Navy. He would later achieve fame as Gene Vincent.

1971 –  Paul McCartney files a lawsuit against his bandmates in The Beatles, seeking to remove Allen Klein as their financial manager.

1972 – Sammy Davis Jr. appears on CBS’ All in the Family and kisses Archie Bunker.

1981 – George Harrison is ordered to pay ABKRO Music $587,000 for “subconscious plagiarism” of The Chiffons’ “He’s So Fine” in his song “My Sweet Lord.”

1982 – Ozzy Osbourne is arrested for urinating on the Alamo. He is intoxicated and wearing one of his ...

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Remembering Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead, Metal Punk Legend

Source: Rock On Philly

Featured Image by Alejandro Páez 

Beloved rock and roller and frontman of iconic heavy metal/punk group Motörhead, Lemmy Kilmister, died at the age of 70 on December 28 just two days after being diagnosed with cancer.

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Lemmy, born Ian Fraser Kilmister, after three years as bassist of the early space rock group Hawkwind, formed Motörhead, one of the first major exemplar English heavy metal groups, in 1975. Lemmy served as the group’s sole constant member, as lead singer and bassist. Heavy distortion and gravelly vocals marked Motörhead’s unapologetic rock sound, which was considerably trailblazing ...

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MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: Black Sabbath announces “it’s over!”, Listen to The Decemberists’ new song, and Watch Jeff Beck and Joss Stone sing duet

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Decemberists_Terrible_BeautifulOzzy Osbourne has confirmed with Billboard that Black Sabbath will come to an end after the coming year. Osbourne says there will be one more album and a tour but then the group plans to disband. Ozzy tells Billboard: Osbourne … Continued

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The real reason Bono wears sunglasses all the time

Source: The Washington Post » Music

Bono has really tried to endear himself to people this week: First, apologizing for the whole “U2 album suddenly showing up in your iTunes library” thing. Now, he’s explaining that the reason he wears his signature sunglasses all the time is not because he’s an aloof rock star — but because he actually has glaucoma.

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