Tag Archives: Ozzy Osbourne

Album Review: Black Sabbath – Paranoid (1970)


Despite being hated by the music press Black Sabbath’s self titled debut album sold well and the record company were keen to follow up its success. It is difficult to comprehend┬áthese days but less than four months after the release … Continue reading

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Album Review: Black Sabbath – Heaven and Hell (1980)


In early 1979 Ozzy Osbourne’s behaviour became too much for the rest of Black Sabbath, and Tony Iommi in particular, to tolerate and it was clear something would have to give. Over a year had been wasted in drug fuelled … Continue reading

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Album Review: Dio – Holy Diver (1983)


The Ronnie James Dio era Black Sabbath ended in acrimony due partly to disagreements regarding the mixing of the “Live Evil” album. Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler accused Dio and drummer Vinnie Appice of sneaking into the studio to increase … Continue reading

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Album Review: Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath (1970)


  So how on earth do I come up with something new to say about the debut album from Black Sabbath, especially without alienating an entire generation. Due to the antics of a certain Mr Osbourne and his family being … Continue reading

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Album Review: Widowmaker – Too Late To Cry (1977)


Initially billed as a supergroup for the late seventies Widowmaker bowed out once and for all with this mediocre 1977 offering. The supergroup tag was always going to be difficult to live up to as none of them exactly had … Continue reading

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