Hopefully this beautifully put-together reissue will allow this most underrated of Sabbath recordings to finally undergo some long overdue reassessment. It surely deserves it! There is a certain received wisdom among Black Sabbath fan circles that 1976's Technical Ecstasy album was an abrupt shift in direction which represents the first dramatic loss in quality following..
4-CD And 5-LP Versions Of Black Sabbath’s Seventh Studio Album Features The Original Album Newly Remastered, A Brand New Mix Of The Album By Steven Wilson, Plus Previously Unreleased Outtakes, Alternative Mixes, And Live Tracks Black Sabbath embraced change in 1976 when the heavy metal innovators started managing themselves and began exploring different sounds on..
Collected together for the first time, Manipulations Of The Mind – The Complete Collection, assembles the entire solo works of founding Black Sabbath bassist and lyricist Geezer Butler across four CDs, available via BMG this coming July 30th. Also available on the same date is The Very Best Of Geezer Butler, a standalone CD that..
the absolute jewel in the crown of the set is the full live show from the US 1975 tour spread across the second and third CDs Following on from the recent release of the Deluxe Edition of the landmark Black Sabbath Vol 4 album (and Paranoid before that), the BMG luxury trip through the Sabbath..
In 1980, Black Sabbath recruited powerhouse vocalist Ronnie James Dio at the start of a new era for the band. Heaven And Hell, the first studio album they released, is now regarded as one of the most iconic rock albums of the '80s. Rolling Stone magazine voted the album number 37 in the greatest heavy metal..
PEACEVILLE TO RELEASE CANDLEMASS GREEN VALLEY (LIVE) ON 7TH MAY 2021THE SWEDISH DOOM METAL GODS PERFORM THEIR CLASSIC TRACKS DURING LOCKDOWN. INCLUDES 'WELL OF SOULS', 'BEWITCHED' & MORE After over 35 years of existence, Candlemass still stand tall as true heavy metal greats & kings of doom, in the footsteps of their influences, Black Sabbath. The band is..
Wheels Of Confusion ... morphs into a rolling, unstoppable riff, sounding like great tombstones being pushed down a hillside at midnight, and immediately the listener is sucked in Before I even start on this, I have to declare right away what an enormously important album this is and was for myself personally. The first Black..
Australia's Empress blur the lines of many musical genres, from indie to shoegaze, from post-rock to metal - so perhaps the best way to describe their music is with adjectives like immersive, screeching, soothing, haunting, and delicately massive. What they do specialise in is dark theatrical melody, underlying menace, emotional and ethereal vocals, some fantastic..
Ruff Majik are an abrasive but humorous, stoner-rock band formed in South Africa in 2012, originally featuring the talents of guitarist/vocalist Johni Holiday, bassist Jimmy Glass and drummer Ben Manchino, but now augmented by guitarist Cowboy Van and guitarist/keyboard player (and long-time friend and producer) Evert Snyman. Their early work was pretty heavy, basic, stoner..
You know those deluxe sets we’re all becoming familiar with nowadays, as landmark albums or bands are celebrated by means of a huge box full of CDs, DVDs, books, posters, vinyl, all sorts of treasures essentially? Well courtesy of Wymer Publishing, what we have here is the equivalent to that audio concept but instead via..