Links – Black Sabbath live at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Chicago review

I recently had the chance to cover Black Sabbath’s farewell tour when it rolled through the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Chicago. Pretty happy with my lede. Fun show. Subscription site. Slightly lamenting the idea that I might have done my best work for a sister publication this particular week. Check it out by clicking here, if you’re interested. Photo by Ross Halfin. —– From the story… Farewell tours are a dime a dozen in the music industry. Reunions? A quarter. So fans are justified in being at least a little skeptical when an act like Black Sabbath announces a tour called “The End,” featuring three-quarters of Continue reading

Links: The A.V. Club – Black Sabbath: Symptom Of The Universe Review

I recently started doing some book reviews for The A.V. Club. One of the early ones is this review of “Black Sabbath: Symptom of the Universe,” a new biography on Black Sabbath, obviously, written by Mick wall. You can check it out by clicking here.