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Ten Things To Do in Los Angeles This Week (April 25-May 1)

Some of you are already getting geared-up to get your Cinco de Drinko on. You’re already digging through the closet for that banged-up sombrero that you wear every year.

Put down the beaded Corona necklace and inflatable cactus beer cooler and take in some of these awesome happenings in Los Angeles this week.

Whether you’re into head bangin’ to Black Sabbath, high-voltage masked Mexican wrestling, bowlin’ like Lebowski, or kicking it at the Egyptian with rocker Perry Ferrell, these ten local events read like a love letter to most native Angelenos.

04/25/2014

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Not Fade Away: Revisiting ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’ & the Riff that Saved Black Sabbath

In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of great albums as they celebrate significant anniversaries. Here, we look back at Black Sabbath’s fifth album, 1973’s ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath.’

12/27/2013

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‘Louder Than Hell: The Definitive Oral History Of Metal’

The book starts off in the pre-metal era of the ’60s, covering the Stooges, the MC5 and Alice Cooper (when “Alice Cooper” represented a band, not just the frontman). It quickly moves to the early ’70s, starting with the formation of Black Sabbath and Judas Priest.

10/11/2013

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[Showbiz Beat] James Gandolfini Passes Away, Jennifer Lopez Gets Her Star + More

Check out the latest Hollywood stories Ralph is covering in his Showbiz Beat

06/20/2013

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Three ‘Iron Man’ Covers In Honor Of ‘Iron Man 3′

Today’s the day that Marvel fans have been waiting for – Iron Man 3 is now in theaters. In honor of the occasion, we thought we’d point out three covers of Black Sabbath’s classic “Iron Man.”

05/03/2013

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Tom Morello Calls Springsteen Tour ‘A Great Challenge,’ Starts New Nightwatchman Album

Tom Morello was one of the many big-name musicians to take part in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony’s epic closing jam last week (April 19), alongside Rush, Heart, John Fogerty, Chuck […]

04/25/2013

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Rage Against The Machine 1992 Record Store Show Footage Surfaces

An entire 40-minute concert by a nascent Rage Against the Machine playing inside a tiny record store has been unearthed and posted online. The March 29, 1992, performance was captured at the now defunct Zed’s […]

02/20/2013

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Black Sabbath Announces Rage Against The Machine’s Brad Wilk On Drums For Upcoming Album, ’13’

Over the weekend (on January 13), Black Sabbath announced that the title of their next album is 13, that it will come out in June (no exact date was provided) and, most notably, that the […]

01/13/2013

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“Welcome To Ozzy Osbourne International Airport.” It Could Happen!

“Welcome to Ozzy Osbourne International Airport.” It sounds like something out of a parody (or a nightmare, depending on who you are), but you might be hearing that exact sentence in the future if you […]

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Black Sabbath Tops Led Zeppelin On Poll Of Most Important British Hard Rock Bands

Who’s the best hard rock band ever? It’s a subjective – and loaded – question. But according to a poll recently taken by BPI – the British Recording Industry’s trade group – Black Sabbath is the most important British hard rock band ever, followed by Iron Maiden.

11/19/2012

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