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Black Sabbath

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2014

    Top Ten Heavy Metal Bass Players

    In the past, we've brought you the best of what heavy metal has to offer in terms of guitarists, and drummers, but now we look to a role that is sometimes under rated but always under appreciated. Metal's four-string instrument provides a solid foundation of rhythm, centering the music and allowi ... More >>

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    July 31, 2014

    Deep Purple

    Pacific Amphitheater

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    The Top 10 Stoner Metal Bands

    No other musical genre (aside from reggae) has a stronger connection to the cannabis lifestyle than heavy metal, hence the term 'stoner metal.' But of course, this term describes a subgenre that can encompass different types of metal music and mean different things to different folks; whether you'r ... More >>

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    December 26, 2013
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    September 12, 2013

    Last Shot: Fatigue 1 Andrew 0

    [Editor's Note: Longtime concert photographer and fellow Weekling Andrew Youssef found out almost two years ago that he had Stage IV colon cancer. In that time, he has continued to shoot tons of music events for us on top of other freelance work and holding a day job at a hospital, of all places. As ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    On The Line: Brian Fast Of Waff-N-Roll, Part Two

    "While my sense of humor may be South Park-ian, I am a dead serious hospitality guy. I wish all humans had to pass a course on the subject. The process of realizing and relishing the infinite range of customer needs, and developing the desire, empathy and ability to satisfy customer expectations is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    Top 10 Creepiest Black Sabbath Songs

    When it comes to the history of head-banging heavy metal, there is no doubt that it was created by the one and only Black Sabbath. Formed in 1968 initially as a blues band, in Birmingham, England, guitarist Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer Butler, singer Ozzy Osbourne and drummer Bill Ward invented metal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2013

    The Five Must-See Shows in OC This Week

    Monday, August 26th G-Eazy The Observatory Oakland rapper G-Eazy is coming down south to his home state with a show at the Observatory after a long string of high-profile gigs, including opening for Lil' Wayne and T.I. Rocking his greaser haircut and signature doo-wop flow, G-Eazy is opening up his ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 22, 2013

    Black Sabbath

    Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2013

    On The Line: Kerri Cacciata Minton Of The Yost Theater, Part Two

    If you haven't noticed, male chefs outnumber females. It's the exact opposite of a boy band concert. So call us a little biased when we get to strike up a conversation with another lady. Figuratively, Kerri has a great deal on her plate-- especially her plans to start up a farmers market in Santa An ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Amusing Twitter Reviews of This Week's Major Album Releases

    Flowery, contemplative album reviews are nice, but when it comes to finding amusing music criticism on the go, nothing tops Twitter. After all, when people only have 140 characters to spend, they tend to get right to the point. So we browsed through endless feeds to see what people are saying about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2013

    On The Line: Walter Cotta Of Alegria And L'Opera, Part Two

    If there was something we learned from sitting at L'Opera, it's that this was more than a special occasion restaurant. There's no formal dress code, despite the surroundings. You could have a nice lunch without breaking the bank. The restaurant is what you made of it, whether casual or fancy. We adm ... More >>

  • Music

    February 7, 2013

    Om Drone Metal Riffs on Religion

    The San Francisco band are built on pantheism and powerful distorition

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2012

    25 gorgeous GIFs From Lollapalooza 2012

     BY REED FISCHER See Also*Ten Things Your Lollapalooza Outfit Says About You*Top Five Memorable Bands From This Year's Lollapalooza*Lollapalooza Suspended, Resumed After Dangerous Weather ConditionsReady for some GIFs? To quote Ozzy Osbourne, "I can't fucking hear you!" I said, ARE YOU READY FO ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Local Record Review: 'Worship the Future' by the Deepsea Goes

    The Deepsea GoesWorship the Futurehttp://www.thedeepseagoes.com/The OC/LA-based the Deepsea Goes, who play a record release party this Tuesday at Detroit Bar, are looking to reclaim a bit of momentum after some substantial hibernation from the studio. Worship the Future, their ninth formal release s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    Ask Exene: What the Hell Are My Kids Listening To?

    Exene Cervenka is a writer, visual artist and punk rock pioneer. The OC transplant is the lead singer for X, the Knitters and Original Sinners. If you want to ask the legendary vocalist for advice--on your love life, politics, your musical career, Armageddon, filial relationships, anxiety over 2012- ... More >>

  • Music

    June 21, 2012

    Empty-minded EDM

    [Ask Exene] Exene Cervenka answers when you ask, 'What the hell are my kids listening to?'

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Ten Questions with That Metal Show's Jim Florentine and Don Jamieson

    ​I grew up in a town where almost every kid wore a jean jacket and worshiped at the altar of Ozzy Osbourne. KNAC blared from garages and Skid Row was played over the loudspeaker at our city's annual carnival. Needless to say, I know a thing or two about metal, which might have something to do with ... More >>

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    January 26, 2012
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    January 13, 2012

    Black Sabbath and Other Bands That Almost Played Coachella

    ​To cap off Coachella week, we here at Heard Mentality were bummed to find out that Black Sabbath were reportedly slated to headline one of the nights, but due to Tony Iommi's battle with lymphoma (get better Tony!), the band had to pull out from what would a great kickoff to the band's 2012 tour. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Local Record Review: 'Popular Talk' by Paper City

    Beat Blvd. is Heard Mentality's weekly review of local releases. If you're an OC musician or band with something new to offer--vinyl single, full-length album, CD, cassette--we want to hear from you! Send copies, along with any photos and PR material, to Beat Blvd., c/o OC Weekly, 2975 Red Hill A ... More >>

  • Music

    March 17, 2011

    Girl Talk Is the Best at What He Does

    Audiences aren't sick of mash-ups yet, not when they're as sophisticated as Gregg Gillis' work

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2011

    Hall of Shame: 10 Artists Who Absolutely Need to Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    ​Each year, the old bastards at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame invite some other old bastards to join the club. Usually, they're either obvious (this year, Tom Waits, who really should have been in about 15 years ago) or questionable (Alice Cooper is cool, but he has maybe ten truly great songs in ... More >>

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    January 13, 2011
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    August 19, 2010

    Wolfmother

    House of Blues

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Ronnie Arnold of K'ya Street Fare, Part Two

    Photo credit: Meg Strouse​Ronnie Arnold of Anaheim's K'ya Street Fare is on the line with us this week, at the helm of a menu that spans the entire globe, from Paris to Korea. Prices are lower for the small plates than at the original K'ya in Laguna Beach, which makes it a place for sun-dazed and ... More >>

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    January 28, 2010
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    January 16, 2010

    Motorhead's Lemmy Kilmister and More at NAMM Day 2

    The musician sightings at NAMM, which runs through Sunday, heated up Friday as I passed Tom Dumont (No Doubt), Kenny G, Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath), Neal Schon (Journey), Billy Zoom (X), Tim Mahoney (311), Rikki Rockett (Poison), Peter Frampton, and Hollywood-based hard rock hero, Lemmy Kilmister ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Happy 4/20!!!!

    To boring people, April 20 means two things: the anniversary of the Columbine massacre or Hitler's birthday. To stoners, it's something way cooler.Because stoners can't agree on anything other than, yes, they should smoke another bowl, the origins of 4/20 vary. Some say it's police code. Some say it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2008

    LYT's Film Pick of the Weekend 5-2-08

    There's really only one, isn't there? I mean, sure, if you live near an L.A. art-house theater, you can and should go see SON OF RAMBOW, unless you already caught it at the Newport Beach fest. But I don't need to tell you what the main movie to see this weekend is. [Adopting Beavis and Butt-head v ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 10, 2008

    Bronze Metal

    Best of Metal Tributes

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2008

    Om, Lichens, Echoplex, January 20, 2008

    Lichens (Chicago guitarist/vocalist Robert Lowe) has balls. Before a crowd of metal heads who wanted to rock the fuck out on cochlea-threatening volume and controlled bombast, he began his set with field recordings of birdsong, while seated off to the left side of the stage. You could sense he was s ... More >>

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    January 10, 2008
  • Music

    December 27, 2007

    CD Review

    Tusk, The Resisting Dreamer (Tortuga)

  • Music

    November 8, 2007

    Locals Only

    Magic Lantern

  • Music

    October 18, 2007

    Blue Blood & Guts

    The Upper Crust’s Hard Rocque Has Ignoble Intentions

  • Music

    August 30, 2007

    Cool Stuff North of the 91

    The Fullerton Music Festival

  • Music

    May 10, 2007

    Aural Reports

    Like a Bitchen New Mustang: Wild horses couldnt drag Sister Morphine away from hard, bluesy rock

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2007

    Mammatus' The Coast Explodes

    Mammatus The Coast Explodes (Holy Mountain) Release date: April 23, 2007 Curb Your Cynicism is a recurring blogtastic feature in which the music editor pithily enthuses about new releases and reissues he thinks will enhance your life and erode your cynicism about the state of music, circa now. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2006

    The Devil Plays for Mater Dei

    Mater Dei High is a haven for cover-ups (see our Ex Cathedra archives), but none are lamer than the one attempted by head football coach Bruce Rollinson in today's typical OC Register Mater Dei blowjob. Register sports writer Carlos Arias (who is a great boxing writer--too bad nobody sees the sport ... More >>

  • Music

    March 30, 2006

    4,100,000,000 Flies

    How High On Fire do Hadean (not Hitchcockian) heavy

  • Music

    March 23, 2006

    Library Music

    Plugging the holes in your record collection with . . .
    Pentagram, First Daze Here (2002, Relapse)

  • Music

    March 23, 2006

    SXSW Report

    Live Reviews from Austin's annual music fest

  • Music

    February 16, 2006

    CD Review

    Early Times
    Early Man and the Lost Songs of the Caveman

  • Music

    December 1, 2005

    Wotta Country

    DEC. 1 DEC. 8

  • Music

    August 18, 2005

    Black to Comm

    Black Mountain, obscured by clouds

  • Unknown

    August 18, 2005

    Sissssssssssssies!

    Aug. 11 - Aug. 18

  • Calendar

    March 31, 2005

    Get Googled

    The Hidden Hand cant stay hidden

  • Music

    July 29, 2004

    Into the Void

    A psychonauts guide to Black Sabbath

  • Unknown

    November 2, 2000
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