It’s the 34th Anniversary of The US Festival ‘Heavy Metal Day’ – I was there…a recap

It’s the 34th Anniversary of The US Festival ‘Heavy Metal Day’ – I was there…a recap

May 29, 2017

Today is the 34th Anniversary of the 1983 US Festival. The US Festivals (US pronounced like the pronoun, not as initials) were two early 1980s music and culture festivals sponsored by Steve Wozniak, formerly of Apple Computer. The first was held Labor Day weekend in September 1982 and the second read more...

Rainbow’s ‘Long Live Rock ‘N Roll’ picture disc to be released on upcoming Record Store Day

Rainbow’s ‘Long Live Rock ‘N Roll’ picture disc to be released on upcoming Record Store Day

Jan 13, 2012

Record Store Day is coming up again on April 21, and it's going to be rocking as always! Niji Entertainment Group, the record label Wendy Dio and her late husband Ronnie James Dio (Dio, Black Sabbath, Heaven & Hell, Rainbow, Elf) formed before his passing, will release a deluxe picture disc read more...

US Festival Heavy Metal Day 1983 Anniversary is today! Memories and a recap…I was there!

US Festival Heavy Metal Day 1983 Anniversary is today! Memories and a recap…I was there!

May 29, 2011

Today is the 28th Anniversary of the 1983 US Festival. The US Festivals (US pronounced like the pronoun, not as initials) were two early 1980s music and culture festivals sponsored by Steve Wozniak, formerly of Apple Computer. The first was held Labor Day weekend in September 1982 and the second read more...

Ridiculously awesome interview with Blizzard of Ozz bassist Bob Daisley

Ridiculously awesome interview with Blizzard of Ozz bassist Bob Daisley

May 28, 2011

This is an amazing interview with Bob Daisley, bass player extraordianire (Ozzy Osbourne's Blizzard Of Ozz, Rainbow, Uriah Heep, Gary Moore, Black Sabbath).  Bob talks about the origins of Blizzard of Ozz, stories through the years, and his battles with the Osbournes over time.

Bob also read more...

Ozzy’s “Blizzard of Ozz” and “Diary of a Madman” epic re-issues out May 31st (photos)

Ozzy’s “Blizzard of Ozz” and “Diary of a Madman” epic re-issues out May 31st (photos)

Mar 21, 2011

Coming out May 31st, the legendary Ozzy Osbourne albums "Blizzard of Ozz" and "Diary of a Madman" (Epic Records/Legacy Recordings) will be re-issued in a variety of different formats.

These two albums created a template for hard rock in the 1980s and beyond as they were marked by the read more...