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Black Sabbath, 1976

Much maligned at the time, people said that, after an untouchable run of six classic albums, the wheels had finally come off of the Heavy Metal locomotive that was Black Sabbath with the 1976 release of Technical Ecstasy. Black Sabbath – Technical Ecstasy – Deluxe Boxset (BMG) Release Date: 1 …
Black Sabbath, 1976

Technical Ecstasy, the seventh Black Sabbath studio album, is next in line for the super deluxe treatment and will be released on 4-CD and 5-LP versions 1 October 2021, via BMG. The set includes a newly remastered version of the original album, a brand new mix by Steven Wilson and …
Photo of Black Sabbath in 1975

Black Sabbath have continued their super deluxe boxset releases with Sabotage, and MetalTalk has a CD boxset to give away. Black Sabbath began working on their sixth album in February 1975 at Morgan Studios in Willesden. Tensions within the band were rising, and they were in the middle of a …
Photo of Black Sabbath in 1975

The sixth Black Sabbath album, Sabotage, is the next album to get the ‘Super Deluxe’ treatment and will be released via BMG on 11 June. In 1975, at the time the band were starting to recorded ‘Sabotage’, they were in the middle of a protracted legal battle with their former …
Black Sabbath Press Shot. Photo: Photo Duffy © Duffy Archive

After recording three pioneering Heavy Metal albums in England, Black Sabbath moved across the pond in spring 1972, renting a Bel-Air mansion to work on album number four. Black Sabbath – Vol.4 Super Deluxe (BMG) Release Date: 12 February 2021 Words: Steve Ritchie Competition: MetalTalk have one Black Sabbath Vol.4 …
Photo of the Cover of Black Sabbath's Heaven And Hell

The legendary Ronnie James Dio joined Black Sabbath in 1979 and the resulting first two studio albums ‘Heaven And Hell’ And ‘The Mob Rules’ gained classic album status. These two albums will be released on 5 March 2021 as remastered deluxe editions. Released in April 1980, ‘Heaven And Hell’ reached …
Black Sabbath Press Shot. Photo: Photo Duffy © Duffy Archive

In 1972, Black Sabbath released ‘Vol 4’, their fourth album in two years. Including the classics like ‘Supernaut’, ‘Changes’ and ‘Snowblind’, the album was a Top 10 (UK) and Top 20 (USA) success, eventually being certified Platinum by the RIAA. As part of the bands 50th Anniversary, the deluxe edition …
Photo of Geezer Butler

Being one of the most influential bassists in Metal history, as well as the primary lyricist of Black Sabbath, Geezer Butler has much to offer both musically and lyrically. In the mid 1990’s, he would finally establish his own solo project where his musical talent was put on full display. …
Black Sabbath 50th Anniversary begins

“We would like to start off with a number off our new album. It is a number entitled Paranoid”, states Ozzy Osbourne, before Tony Iommi launches into the now classic riff. This is how Black Sabbath began their set from Montreux in 1970, one of two live sets included in …
Photo of the Kiss Vegas package

With only 86 sleeps to Christmas, Eagle Rock Entertainment have you covered with live concert releases from Aerosmith, Mötley Crüe, Ritchie Blackmore, Black Sabbath and Kiss packages all to be issued on coloured vinyl in time for Christmas, with some on DVD too. ‘Aerosmith Rocks Donington’ (out 20 November) has …