A few weeks ago, following months of rumors, innuendo and speculation about a Sabbath reunion, Ozzy Osbourne was the first band member to publicly confirm the band has reconnected; mind you, he’s not saying it’s a ‘go,’ just that the original band is back in the same room and moving cautiously forward so as not to disappoint themselves, or their fans.
Read Ozzy’s comments by clicking the #1 story on the list below.
The HH10 is a list of the most-viewed rock news stories in the past week by hennemusic readers.
hennemusic Hot 10
week ending October 23, 2011
01 – Black Sabbath reunion confirmed by Ozzy Osbourne
02 – VIDEO: Axl Rose slips and falls on stage in Mexico
03 – VIDEO: Gene Simmons gets married
04 – AUDIO: Rolling Stones to issue unreleased Some Girls track today
05 – VIDEO: Watch full KISS acoustic set from KISS Kruise (Part 1)
06 – VIDEO: Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed’s wedding reception
07 – VIDEO: Axl Rose snaps at Argentina airport
08 – VIDEO: First look at Gene Simmons’ wedding
09 – VIDEO: Ozzy Osbourne classic featured in car commercial
10 – Lou Reed & Metallica streaming full Lulu album
At #2 this week, some video of GNR brand-keeper Axl Rose going for a minor stumble to the stage at a show in Mexico. Axl recovered and blew off the help of a roadie to get back to his feet while doing a Bob Dylan classic.
There’s four (4) KISS and/or Gene Simmons items on the HH10: at #3, weeks after the event was made public and actually happened, Gene’s fans got to see the bassist get married to longtime pal Shannon Tweed; #5 is video from the first-ever KISS Kruise, featuring the band’s opening night acoustic set; #6 is more Gene and Shannon at their reception; and, at #8, an October 3 story featuring the first video from the couple’s wedding the previous weekend.
Back to music at #4, as the Rolling Stones unveiled a new version of an unreleased track from the 1978 “Some Girls“ sessions, in time for the reissue album due next month.
Other big stories this week for hennemusic readers included the footage of Axl Rose snapping at an airport in Argentina (that’s #7)…unfortunately the video was removed from youtube, but the evidence showed the singer yelling obscenities at fans while arriving at the terminal; an old Ozzy track being feature din a new car commercial (#9); and, the full streaming album from Lou Reed and Metallica is now available for preview, in advance of its month-end release date (#10).
For a full list of hennemusic Hot 10 charts, check out the archives here.
Black Sabbath – Paranoid
Late Show with David Letterman – October 30, 1998
Guns N’ Roses top the hennemusic Hot 10
Oct 09: Gene Simmons, Shannon Tweed top the hennemusic Hot 10 for 2nd week
Oct 02: Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed top the hennemusic Hot 10
Sep 25: Guns N’ Roses top the hennemusic Hot 10
Sep 18: Duff McKagan tops the hennemusic Hot 10
Sep 11: Van Halen top the hennemusic Hot 10
Sep 04: Motley Crue tops the hennemusic Hot 10
Aug 28: Tom Waits tops the hennemusic Hot 10
Aug 21: Red Hot Chili Peppers top the hennemusic Hot 10
Aug 14: Metallica top the hennemusic Hot 10
Aug 07: Van Halen top the hennemusic Hot 10 for 2nd week
Jul 31: Van Halen top the hennemusic Hot 10
Jul 24: Red Hot Chili Peppers top the hennemusic Hot 10
Jul 17: James Durbin tops the hennemusic Hot 10
Jul 10: Steven Tyler tops the hennemusic Hot 10
Jul 03: James Durbin tops the hennemusic Hot 10