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15 Essential Original Lineup Black Sabbath Songs

15 Essential Original Lineup Black Sabbath Songs

Black Sabbath created the template for heavy metal and thrash. But it's instructive to acknowledge just how unique Black Sabbath were when they first emerged. Those first eight albums are essential.

Blood and Thunder: Black Sabbath’s ‘Sabotage’ at 40

Blood and Thunder: Black Sabbath’s ‘Sabotage’ at 40

In 1975, with lawyers in the studio and a financial empire crumbling, Black Sabbath fought back with their last classic album of the decade.
British Summer Time at Hyde Park

British Summer Time at Hyde Park

Black Sabbath, Faith No More, Soundgarden and more: a tale of music and Independence.
Kenna Burima – “The Warning” (audio) (Premiere)

Kenna Burima – “The Warning” (audio) (Premiere)

Kenna Burima used Black Sabbath as the key influence on her jazzy, bass clarinet-driven number "The Warning". PopMatters has the exclusive premiere.
Guessing the 2014 Grammys

Guessing the 2014 Grammys

Predictions and behind-the-scenes info on who will win the 2014 Grammys in ten major categories.

Counterbalance No. 135: Black Sabbath’s ‘Paranoid’

Ian Gillan and Tony Iommi: Who Cares

What Is This that Stands Before Me? ‘Black Sabbath & Philosophy: Mastering Reality’

Tours from the Crypt: Ozzy Osbourne, ‘Speak of the Devil’

The Top 10 Overplayed Songs You Hate by Artists You Love

Black Dice: Mr. Impossible

Hellsongs: Long Live Lounge