Check out this great NYDailyNews.com set of articles on Heavy Metal – some great old picks of Black Sabbath, Ozzy and more!!
Heavy metal turns 40: Four decades after first Black Sabbath album, the music still rocks
by Jim Farber
It’s stupid, it’s sexist, and it might even be Satanic.
That trilogy of ignorant views has obscured the true achievements – and the sonic rarity – of heavy metal from the start.
Isn’t it about time we shot them all in the head once and for all?
Now we’ve got a perfect excuse.
June 1 marks the 40th anniversary of Black Sabbath’s self-titled first album, a work that, arguably, did more than any other to cement this revolutionary new approach to sound.