| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Labor Day weekend in Las Vegas will be witness to a flurry of special activities -- concerts, comedy and, yes, cocktails. They’re timed to mark the unofficial end of summer.
Here are 10 events that may pique your interest:
Black Sabbath: The...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 9:48 AM
If you listened very closely on Tuesday night during Black Sabbath's return to the city, you could hear the Big Bang of heavy metal echoing through the sweat-drenched Los Angeles Sports Arena.
It was buried in the slow, menacing guitar lines of...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 2:15 PM
It's full of doomy imagery and gloomy guitars, but Black Sabbath's latest album has hardly scared off listeners: "13" debuted this week atop the Billboard 200 album chart with sales of 155,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
The record is the...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 7:30 AM
For decades, the question from fans and journalists was constant and predictable: Would the heavy metal originators of Black Sabbath ever make another album?
Not that they hadn't tried. In 2001, singer Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer...
| Feb 28, 2013
Burger review: Kuma's Too
666 W. Diversey Parkway 773-472-2666
Rating: !!!! (out of four)
It is a widely held belief that the best burgers in Chicago are found in a heavy metal bar on the far northwest neighborhood of Avondale serving patties named...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 1:26 PM
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne have listed their oceanfront Malibu beach house for sale at $10 million, according to the Multiple Listing Service.
The three-story midcentury home, entered through a walled garden, has five bedrooms and five bathrooms in its 4,...
| Jul 23, 2011
Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne have listed their Hidden Hills estate for sale at $12,999,000.
The 2.5-acre promontory sits off a cul-de-sac in the gated community. The Cape Cod-inspired mansion, built in 2001 and featured in the June issue of Architectural...
| Aug 19, 2012
Baby hipsters and BFFs Kaylee Vega and Madi Spadaro, both 13 and from Redondo Beach, are navigating the South Bay Galleria in Torrance with shark-like aggression. They've been saving pocket money all summer, and now, just weeks before school starts at the...
| May 16, 2011
| 9:36 PM
The German heavy metal group’s songs are in its native tongue. But its thundering riffs and heavy pyrotechnics have the act translating quite well to U.S. audiences. In the pantheon of heavy metal, the members of German sextet Rammstein are......
| Jul 29, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Back in 1984, when glam metal band Stryper first started getting attention for its Christian message, critics argued that it was hard to tell its music apart from other rockers whose lyrical message was far more worldly and, in some......
| Aug 16, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Black Sabbath reunion report refuted by guitarist Tony Iommi...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 4:35 PM
On Friday, the founding members of Black Sabbath took to the old stage at the Whisky A Go Go to announce another reunion tour in 2012, but this time things are much different: the band has begun working on an album of new material, the first from these...