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Music, Riff Lord Tony Iommi Talks Black Sabbath's Reunion

Riff Lord Tony Iommi Talks Black Sabbath's Reunion

You may be skeptical of a new album from a bunch of sixtysomethings best known for eating bats, not getting along, and tarnishing their singular reputation as heavy metal's inventors with reality TV and butt-rock. But we hereby testify that…
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Music, All Shook Down Black Sabbath Is Maybe (Not!) Getting Back Together, Or Something

Black Sabbath Is Maybe (Not!) Getting Back Together, Or Something

We're not really sure what's going on here, but something stinks. Former Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi reportedly told the British Birmingham Mail that the original Black Sabbath lineup would be back for the first time since 1979 with a…
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Music, Voyage to Infinity

Voyage to Infinity

Meditative, restrained, and minimalist aren't adjectives typically associated with heavy music in general or heavy metal in particular. But there's little typical about the hypnotic, brainpan-scrambling sounds unleashed by bassist/vocalist Al Cisneros and drummer Chris Haikus in the potent psych…
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Music, Reviewed Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath

Long before Ozzy Osbourne degenerated into an unwitting "Say No to Drugs" poster child, he was the haunting lead singer in one of the most super-heavy bands of all time. As the liner notes in this handsome eight-CD/ one-DVD box…
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Metallica Load (Elektra) Sheer incompetence, thus far, has been the most generous muse for rock musicians. Black Sabbath, for instance, owed its highly influential sound not so much to the Presence of Satan as the fact that guitarist Tony Iommi…
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