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Favorite Lines #8

Time is a never ending journey
Love is a never ending smile
Give me a sign to build a dream on
Dream on…
(Black Sabbath – Wishing Well)


May 5 in history

553 The Second Council of Constantinople began.

1215  Rebel barons renounced their allegiance to King John of England.

1260 Kublai Khan became ruler of the… 716 more words


Classic Rock Almanac May 5, 2016


Today’s Question: Original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward celebrates his 68th birthday today (May 5th).

Since 2002, Ward has hosted an Internet radio show on WPMD at Cerritos College in California. 208 more words


All Together Now and Then


When is a reunited rock band not reunited? Black Sabbath are still on tour to promote their most recent album, featuring the same singer, guitarist, and bassist who created the group’s greatest music of 1970 to 1979 – but the drummer Tommy Clufetos is a new recruit, and Rage Against the Machine’s Brad Wilk pounded the skins on the latest disc. 805 more words


Satan's Coming 'Round The Bend...

It single handedly altered the face (and sound) of music forever. The genre defining riffs and leads by Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne’s bleak wails, Bill Ward’s SWINGING percussion and Geezer Butler providing the most intense, heaviest sounding bass since Jack Bruce all coalesced to form a sound that hadn’t been heard before and after 46 years, and countless imitators, its not been done quite as well.  654 more words


Critics Bloody Critics (Part 1)

As Black Sabbath nears The End, few would argue their status as the most important Heavy Metal band of all time. The passage of time and several generations has seen the Sabbath Mythos grow in depth and stature, and the band (or brand), regardless of its current configuration, is being honored in the mainstream press with overwhelmingly positive reviews for both their ‘comeback’ album ’13’, and the band’s live performances on their current ‘The End’ tour. 1,651 more words


Funny Spanking Art

Artists like Bill Wenzel, Ward en Kirk illustrated for magazines like Humorama. Here are some examples of the type of art they did, with a link to the magazines for more art and info. 27 more words