In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of some of the greatest albums of the past few decades. Here, we focus on Black Sabbaths 1983 post-Dio-era curio ‘Born Again.’
“You’re all special, man, I love you all!” — “I’ll give you a round of applause!” — “Good to see you f***ers, it really is!”
Satan laughing, spreading his wings? Big black shapes with eyes of fire? Fairies with boots dancing with a dwarf? Alright, that third one doesn’t sound too scary.
Everyone was wondering “Where, oh where, did Bill Ward go?” He’s making drumstick art, but why isn’t he part of the Black Sabbath reunion?
A couple of weeks ago, Black Sabbath‘s reunion album, 13–produced by Rick Rubin–topped the album charts.
They’ve been number one in the minds of metal fans for decades, but Black Sabbath have just topped the Billboard 200 album chart for the first time.
It’s a good thing that the ’90s are totally, like, back
After over a year of non-stop Black Sabbath news, their album 13 was finally released Tuesday.
What has Black Sabbath done for you lately? They don’t have to do anything: anytime you hear a loud, scary metal band playing at skull crushing volume, that’s Sabbath’s influence.
Every Tuesday, Dan Weiss runs down the week’s new full-length music releases, from charting hits to more obscure depths, the underrated and the overrated, from a critical pop fan’s perspective. ALBUM OF THE WEEK: Boards of […]