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All Together Now and Then


When is a reunited rock band not reunited? Black Sabbath are still on tour to promote their most recent album, featuring the same singer, guitarist, and bassist who created the group’s greatest music of 1970 to 1979 – but the drummer Tommy Clufetos is a new recruit, and Rage Against the Machine’s Brad Wilk pounded the skins on the latest disc. 805 more words


Satan's Coming 'Round The Bend...

It single handedly altered the face (and sound) of music forever. The genre defining riffs and leads by Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne’s bleak wails, Bill Ward’s SWINGING percussion and Geezer Butler providing the most intense, heaviest sounding bass since Jack Bruce all coalesced to form a sound that hadn’t been heard before and after 46 years, and countless imitators, its not been done quite as well.  654 more words

Black Sabbath

Critics Bloody Critics (Part 1)

As Black Sabbath nears The End, few would argue their status as the most important Heavy Metal band of all time. The passage of time and several generations has seen the Sabbath Mythos grow in depth and stature, and the band (or brand), regardless of its current configuration, is being honored in the mainstream press with overwhelmingly positive reviews for both their ‘comeback’ album ’13’, and the band’s live performances on their current ‘The End’ tour. 1,651 more words


Funny Spanking Art

Artists like Bill Wenzel, Ward en Kirk illustrated for magazines like Humorama. Here are some examples of the type of art they did, with a link to the magazines for more art and info. 27 more words


Black Sabbath gets all Paranoid at final Vancouver gig

By Steve Newton

Every Black Sabbath freak has his fave Sabbath album.

I for one have long trumpeted the supreme awesomeness of 1975’s Sabbath, Bloody Sabbath. 409 more words


Concert review: Black Sabbath's end comes with a bang at the Bell Centre

It’s hard to ­­say goodbye to demons, especially when they’ve been such entertaining company.

If the tour that brought three-quarters of Black Sabbath’s original lineup to the Bell Centre on Tuesday really is The End, as the metal pioneers are calling it with ominous upper-casing, they’ve certainly earned their rest. 743 more words


BLACK SABBATH - " The Making Of Black Sabbath's Vol. 4 "

So how loud was it inside the Record Plant — then located near the corner of 3rd Street and La Cienega Boulevard as Black Sabbath… 1,569 more words