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Diverse Discs and Finicky Formats from the Beatles, Police, U2 and Others: Shadows in Stereo

Diverse Discs and Finicky Formats from the Beatles, Police, U2 and Others: Shadows in Stereo

Competing formats and differing licensing agreements have caused songs by the Beatles, Police, Black Sabbath and others to get lost in the shuffle.

Ian Gillan basically drank his way into Black Sabbath: ‘Did that happen? What happened?’

Ian Gillan basically drank his way into Black Sabbath: ‘Did that happen? What happened?’

A visit to a pub with Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi led to Ian Gillan joining Black Sabbath for ‘Born Again,’ released on Aug. 7, 1983.

Black Sabbath’s often-dismissed Sabotage is far better than you remembered

Black Sabbath’s often-dismissed Sabotage is far better than you remembered

‘Sabotage,’ released in July 1975, finds Black Sabbath still at the height of its powers, but on the brink of slipping into chaos – and that translates into the music.

Sammy Hagar, Don Felder + others, Heavy Metal: Music From The Motion Picture (1981)

Sammy Hagar, Don Felder + others, Heavy Metal: Music From The Motion Picture (1981)

An enjoyable compilation capturing a specific time, ‘Heavy Metal: Music From the Motion Picture’ arrived just before rock and pop became mechanical.

Carmine and Vinny Appice – Drum Wars Live! (2014)

Carmine Appice attacks from the right, while Vinny sets up on the left for ‘Drum Wars Live!,’ creating a gloriously thunderous racket.

Guitars and Gore: Exploring the Horror Themes in Film and Heavy Metal

Guitars and Gore: Exploring the Horror Themes in Film and Heavy Metal

As we all know, the Devil gets the best tunes — and scripts.

Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath, “Hand of Doom” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath, “Hand of Doom” (2014): Something Else! sneak peek

Brownout’s horn-driven take on “Hand Of Doom” heralds an offbeat collection of Black Sabbath remakes.

Glenn Hughes of California Breed, Deep Purple + Black Sabbath: Something Else! Interview

Glenn Hughes of California Breed, Deep Purple + Black Sabbath: Something Else! Interview

Glenn Hughes, in conversation, is as expansive as his own strikingly multi-faceted career.

Van Canto – Dawn of the Brave (2014)

As bizarre as it is, I wasn’t sure that I was going to review this latest record from a cappella metallers Van Canto. Then I got to the final song on the record, a cover of Black Sabbath’s “Paranoid,” and I just couldn’t resist.

‘A positive outcome has prevailed’: Black Sabbath’s Bill Ward is recovering from shoulder surgery

‘A positive outcome has prevailed’: Black Sabbath’s Bill Ward is recovering from shoulder surgery

Maybe physical issues were part of Black Sabbath’s failure to reunite without Bill Ward. The band’s original drummer has undergone right-shoulder repair surgery, a procedure that was complicated by a perforated diverticulitis issue.

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