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Throwback Thursday: Paranoid // Black Sabbath

Anyone watching Liverpool’s recent 7-2 drubbing minus the irksome canned crowd noise would’ve heard the unforgettable opening salvo of ‘Paranoid’ across the Villa Park PA no fewer than seven times that evening; a reminder of enduring ties between four of Birmingham’s favourite sons and their beloved Villa, playing just a stone’s throw from where Ozzy […]Read More

Blast From The Past: Paranoid // Black Sabbath

It is hard to imagine how terrifying Black Sabbath must have seemed when they released Paranoid in the autumn of 1970. Nowadays, they are metal royalty but at the time they may as well have sprung up from hell itself. Other rock bands at the time had their rough edges but remained approachable. The Rolling […]Read More

Track Review: Fire It Up // Disturbed

I’ll be the first to admit that heavy metal is at it’s best when it’s over the top, and stoner metal is just one of many styles that embraces it’s complete lack of subtlety in a blaze of defiant glory. Ever since Black Sabbath opened their third record with Tony Iommi coughing his way into […]Read More