It’s Grammy Awards season again, and while we don’t pay full attention to popularity awards, it’s always good when a few bands with a little mainstream appeal breakthrough. Major nominations for categories involving hard and heavy music includes Ozzy Osbourne, Idles and Turnstile for Best Rock Performance, Ghost, Megadeth, Muse, Turnstile, and Ozzy + Tony Iommi for Best Metal Performance, the Chili Peppers up against Turnstile and Ozzy’s production team for Best Rock Song, and Idles and Ozzy up against The Black Keys, Beck, Wet Leg, and Spoon for Best Rock Album. Other nominees in categories include Underoath and Danny Elfman. The full lists of these categories can be seen below, or the entire 2023 list can be viewed at the Grammy site
At seventy-three years old, Ozzy Osbourne has virtually nothing left to accomplish and even less to prove. TV personality, singer/songwriter, occasional actor and co-founder of an entire genre of music, if there’s anyone in the world of hard rock and metal who deserves to put their feet up with a pair of comfy slippers and a hot cup of cocoa then it’s the lovable Brummie seemingly incapable of using a television remote control.
Ozzy Osbourne has announced his next album, Patient Number 9, via Epic Records this week, September 9th, 2022. The album is the follow-up to his chart-topping global hit Ordinary Man (Epic Records). He just released a new single and a visualizer for the track “Nothing Feels Right” featuring a blazing solo by Zakk Wylde of Black Label Society! Stream the track now and watch the video at the link below.
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Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced they will release their second album of 2022, ReturnOfTheDreamCanteen, on October 14th, 2022. The album will drop only six months after the release of UnlimitedLove, out now. Produced with Unlimited Love, and frequent RHCP collaborator RickRubin. Rubin also produced 1991s Blood Sugar Sex Magik and 1999s Californication. Red Hot Chili Peppers Anthony Kiedis and Flea announced the new album from the stage at a sold-out concert at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado Saturday night, July 23rd, the first night of the bands current World Tour. A new single “Tip of My Tongue” is due out soon. Continue reading →
Ozzy Osbourne previously announced his next album, Patient Number 9, via Epic Records on September 9th, 2022. The album is the follow-up to his chart-topping global hit OrdinaryMan (EpicRecords). The second single from the new album is “Degradation Rules” title track, featuring a guest appearance by Ozzy’s Black Sabbath bandmate Tony Iommi! Stream the track now!
Ozzy Osbourne has announced his next album, Patient Number 9, via Epic Records on September 9th, 2022. The album is the follow-up to his chart-topping global hit Ordinary Man (Epic Records). The LP’s title track, featuring a guest appearance by legendary guitarist Jeff Beck, can be streamed below. The music video for the track, directed by iconic artist and comic book creator Todd McFarlane (Spawn, Korn), premieres later today at 10 a.m. ET / 7:00 a.m. PT on Friday. Stream the track now and watch the video at the link below.
Louder Than Life Festival has announced its lineup for 2022, seeking to top the epic edition in 2021. Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Slipknot and KISS will headline the festival of 100 artists over 4 days! Joining them will be Rob Zombie, Bring Me The Horizon, Alice In Chains (And A Separate Set From Jerry Cantrell), Alice Cooper, Incubus, Evanescence, Lamb Of God, Tenacious D, Yungblud, Chevelle, Papa Roach, Halestorm, Mastodon, In This Moment, The Pretty Reckless and many more! Taking place from September 21st – 25th 2022, the fest takes place at The Highland Festival Grounds at KY Expo Center Passes are on sale now for $10 down (through March 31) at the link below. Continue reading →
Red Hot Chili Peppers have confirmed the details of their 2022 world tour of stadiums. The band shared another humorous video teaser the fictional KHOT station. In the video, the station’s presenters (aka RHCP singer Anthony Kiedis, bassist Flea and drummer Chad Smith) interviewed John Frusciante about the prospect of the tour, the follow up to an earlier announcement last month. Direct support on those dates will come from Beck, Anderson .Paak, ThundercatThe Strokes, HAIM, A$AP Rocky, St. Vincent and more to be announced. See full dates and routing as of now below, and tickets go on sale to the public on October, 15th 2021. You can purchase tickets as well by pre-ordering the as yet unnamed new Chili’s album at the link below. Chances are we will get full details and new music soon.