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Bad news for Black Sabbath fans: Bill Ward will not be playing drums at any of the group's three gigs scheduled this year.

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Church plans to picket rocker Dio's memorial serviceupdated: Sun May 30 2010 17:34:00

A public memorial service for heavy metal rocker Ronnie James Dio is planned for Sunday, with members of the Westboro Baptist Church saying they will picket the ceremony.

Condolences pour in for heavy metal rocker Ronnie James Dioupdated: Mon May 17 2010 01:55:00

Condolences continued to pour in late Sunday night following the death of heavy metal rocker Ronnie James Dio, who lost his battle with stomach cancer earlier in the day.

Ozzy Osbourne: I'm living on borrowed timeupdated: Fri Jan 29 2010 10:43:00

Ozzy Osbourne, the former front man of rock group Black Sabbath, says that after decades of living a life of drugs and sex, he's lucky to be alive today.

Connector of the Day: Ozzy Osbourneupdated: Fri Jan 29 2010 10:43:00

Ozzy Osbourne talks sex, drugs, rock and roll and what inspired him to write his book.

My heavy metal makeoverupdated: Mon Dec 01 2008 07:40:00

I have a confession. As a music style, heavy metal has completely passed me by. I don't understand it. I'm not even sure I want to. "Bring your daughter to the slaughter," bellows Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson. Why would I want to do that? Why would I want to listen to anyone even suggesting I do that? Ozzy Osbourne's Marital Advice: Wear a Crash Helmetupdated: Tue Nov 04 2008 09:53:00

When wife Sharon gets ticked off, "I really go up in the air," he tells PEOPLE Jack Osbourne: 'My Dad Is Not an Idiot' updated: Tue Aug 26 2008 15:00:00

The youngest of Ozzy's kids also says the family's MTV reality show "tarnished" Ozzy's image

Is 'Guitar Hero' saving rock 'n' roll?updated: Wed Aug 20 2008 10:44:00

Metallica's Lars Ulrich loves Black Sabbath and Deep Purple -- and so does his 10-year-old son.

Heavy metal and violence: More than a myth?updated: Mon May 12 2008 05:42:00

Violence and heavy metal seem to have been inextricably entwined since the dawn of the metal genre. They Came from the Eightiesupdated: Fri Oct 05 2007 16:00:00

Someone forgot to pull the plug on heavy metal idols, from a quarter-century ago, and now the kids are worshiping them!

Today's Buzz storiesupdated: Mon Mar 19 2007 14:58:00

The reunion of the Ronnie James Dio-fronted version of Black Sabbath has been a long time coming. But it's not likely to be a long-term affair.

Review: 'Guitar Hero' gets an encoreupdated: Fri Dec 01 2006 13:24:00

As with the original game, "Guitar Hero II" is played with a guitar-shaped controller that plugs into the console. You can buy one with the game as a bundle for $79.99 (which now includes a "classic red" Gibson SG controller) if you don't already own an older one. The stand-alone game costs $49.99.

Today's Buzz storiesupdated: Thu Oct 26 2006 09:20:00

The Black Sabbath boys are back, as the new band Heaven and Hell.

Sex Pistol to Rock Hall: 'Kiss this!'updated: Mon Mar 13 2006 08:27:00

Former Sex Pistols lead singer Johnny Rotten has nothing but disdain for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which is why he won't be attending Monday's induction ceremony.

FSB: Rare Mediumupdated: Fri Jul 01 2005 00:01:00

Rock & roll is about horrifying your parents, and nothing sends Mom and Dad up a tree faster than devil worship. That partly explains the Satanic imagery in a lot of rock music. In 1967 the Rolling...

showbuzzupdated: Thu May 20 2004 13:02:00

Black Sabbath will reunite for Ozzfest, which begins July 10 in Hartford, Connecticut, according to the Ozzfest Web site.

'Greatest metal guitarist' tells allupdated: Tue Apr 27 2004 11:06:00

The dark stars of Black Sabbath can probably claim to have exerted a more powerful gravitational pull on their particular corner of rock's universe than any of their peers.

Fortune: The Playlistupdated: Mon Oct 28 2002 00:01:00

Brad Mehldau Largo Warner Bros. The notion of a jazz pianist who performs Radiohead's "Paranoid Android" and a whammy-pedal homage to Black Sabbath might strike you as insufferably precious, but th...

Fortune: The Playlistupdated: Mon Oct 14 2002 00:01:00

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