Iron Man: My Journey Through Heaven and Hell with Black Sabbath
By Toni Iommi with T.J. Lammers
Da Capo Press, 416 pp., $26.
Imagine this passage being read in your best "Behind the Music" narration:
It was in the center of a dirty, grimy sheet-metal factory in Birmingham, England, when a 1 ... More >>
Rocks Off got a press release the other day extolling the upcoming sixth studio album by metal band Anaal Nathrakh. We had no idea what the hell it was, and thought it was one of those weirdly-spelled porn spams we seem to get so much.
Luckily, our editor knew that "Anaal Nathrakh" was the f ... More >>
Local favorites the Wild Moccasins embark on a six-week European tour this weekend. Rocks Off knows how daunting international travel can be, especially when you're on a multi-country blitzkrieg that exposes you to numerous languages and many differing cultural mores in a relatively short per ... More >>
Flickr photo by mlhradioStonehenge II, the worse-for-the-wear roadside attraction Texas Traveler visited early last year, is getting a new home and a new coat of paint, thanks to a local arts organization.
The replica, two-thirds the size of the prehistoric original, was built in a corn fiel ... More >>
Roland Emmerich, who never met a plot hole he couldn't fill with explosions and shitty dialogue, tells us there's one place we won't see bite the big one in his upcoming movie 2012:
[T]he 53-year-old director had wanted to demolish the Kaaba, the iconic cube-shaped structure in the Grand Mos ... More >>
In a rural field on a little-traveled loop just west of Kerrville stands a sight right out of the set of Spinal Tap -- a miniature replica of the Stonehenge monolith.
Stonehenge II stands just north of Hunt, in the middle of the Texas Hill Country. It's an oddity you might miss if you weren't ... More >>
Spinal Tap (and friends), "Big Bottom," Live Earth, Wembley Stadium, London, July 2007
www.unwigged.comLegendary British heavy-metal pioneers Spinal Tap, authors of albums such as Smell the Glove and Shark Sandwich and stars of Rob Reiner's groundbreaking 1984 "rockument ... More >>