Articles Tagged 'Black Sabbath'

Tony Iommi

Left Hander’s Day: 6 Southpaw British Rock Stars

It’s Left Hander’s Day, a chance for the 10% (or thereabouts) of people who leave inky smudges across the page and find tin-openers and scissors to be counter-intuitive and frustrating to celebrate the internal wiring of their own brains. Let’s start the celebrations with a little note for guys who work in guitar shops. Fellas, […]

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The Devil Has The Best Horticulture

Science, as anyone who has ever looked at anything on the internet ever will tell you, is not primarily concerned with faith. That’s not what it does. So when a survey is conducted to discover how plants react to music, and the results seem to favor the spiritually-dark rock stylings of Black Sabbath, you can’t […]

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15 Great British Tribute Band Names, And One We Made Up

There’s a definite knack to naming a tribute band: Ideally you’d want a devilishly-clever pun on the band’s name (or at a push, their most famous song or album title), but it has to be one that also explains that you’re definitely a tribute band and not the real thing, so that anyone coming to […]

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(Up To) Eleven Of The Greatest British Rocker T-Shirts

See this pic? That’s Sarah from BBC AMERICA’s Orphan Black rocking a particularly iconic Clash teesh. The kind of teesh you could convincingly pretend you’ve had since you were tiny, after it was handed down by your roadie dad or something. It’s the kind of teesh you wear if you want people to know you […]

News Roundup: Lady Gaga to Portray Amy Winehouse in New Biopic?

Let’s begin with a story which, while it may contain a kernel of truth, is coated in so much nonsense you’d be hard pushed to find it. The Daily Star is reporting that there is an Amy Winehouse movie on the way, which means that people are already planning to recreate the rise and fall […]

Jack Osbourne: A Chip Off The Old Block

There’s a saying that the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree, but some apples seem to want to climb back up and re-glue themselves to the branches for all time. Like Jack Osbourne, who in all fairness did attempt to turn his sudden notoriety with The Osbournes into a separate TV career for […]