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Black Sabbath

Postby Michael Andrew Lownsdale » 08 Oct 2017, 11:47

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Re: Black Sabbath

Postby COLIN LAND » 09 Oct 2017, 20:29

so-so
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Re: Black Sabbath

Postby Matt Wilson » 09 Oct 2017, 20:56

Are you talking to yourself again?

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Re: Black Sabbath

Postby COLIN LAND » 09 Oct 2017, 21:50

I was just wondering if anyone wanted to talk about music.

Clearly not.
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Re: Black Sabbath

Postby Matt Wilson » 09 Oct 2017, 21:59

You really only think they're so so? Six great albums with Ozzy and two good ones with Dio.

You have to be in the mood though. They only paint with one color.

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Re: Black Sabbath

Postby slightbreeze » 09 Oct 2017, 22:01

They are absolutely horrendous. Even worse than AC/DC

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Re: Black Sabbath

Postby Matt Wilson » 09 Oct 2017, 22:03

slightbreeze wrote:They are absolutely horrendous. Even worse than AC/DC


Another one color band. But you can say the same for BCB faves The Ramones.

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Re: Black Sabbath

Postby COLIN LAND » 09 Oct 2017, 22:54

Matt Wilson wrote:You really only think they're so so? Six great albums with Ozzy and two good ones with Dio.

You have to be in the mood though. They only paint with one color.


Well, that's just it.

I dunno. It's not like repeated listens reveal anything new, either, is it?





actually I sometimes think if they were even MORE simple/brutal, they'd be better.
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Re: Black Sabbath

Postby Still Baron » 09 Oct 2017, 23:08

BEATLES
ROLLING STONES
BLACK SABBATH

FUCK OFF IDIOTS
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Re: Black Sabbath

Postby slightbreeze » 09 Oct 2017, 23:48

Still Baron wrote:BEATLES
ROLLING STONES
BLACK SABBATH

FUCK OFF IDIOTS

Used to be a big fan of the FUCK OFF IDIOTS, or F.o.I. as I used to call them. Best band on the above list by a fucking mile.

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Re: Black Sabbath

Postby NMB » 10 Oct 2017, 08:56

ooooooohhhhh yeah wrote:
Matt Wilson wrote:You really only think they're so so? Six great albums with Ozzy and two good ones with Dio.

You have to be in the mood though. They only paint with one color.


Well, that's just it.

I dunno. It's not like repeated listens reveal anything new, either, is it?





actually I sometimes think if they were even MORE simple/brutal, they'd be better.


And they could play a bit faster and they'd be the Stooges. There's actually quite a lot of subtlety in the early Black Sabbath albums, especially in the rhythm section. They only painted with black but they used different shades of black.
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Re: Black Sabbath

Postby Diamond Dog » 10 Oct 2017, 14:11

NMB wrote:And they could play a bit faster and they'd be the Stooges. There's actually quite a lot of subtlety in the early Black Sabbath albums, especially in the rhythm section. They only painted with black but they used different shades of black.


Great description.

There's some fabulous interplay in various songs - and humour too. It wasn't all death & destruction.

But, hey, if it was... they did it as well as anyone.
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Re: Black Sabbath

Postby The Slider » 11 Oct 2017, 08:11

There is loads of colour in those Ozzy era albums.
Jazzbo wankery, piano ballads, woozy lysergic soundscapes, musique concrete, acoustic guitar interludes....

Their stock in trade of course, was None-More-Black.
But even that is leavened with McCartneyesque basslines and funky drummery

Bit of a reductionist way of looking at them, if you ask me.
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Re: Black Sabbath

Postby kewl klive » 11 Oct 2017, 10:26

Some of the music is very pleasant indeed, quite fleet of foot. The problem is the oafish Ozzy.
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Re: Black Sabbath

Postby The Modernist » 11 Oct 2017, 12:09

neville from norwich wrote:Some of the music is very pleasant indeed, quite fleet of foot.


And you have the gall to criticise Funkadelic! Iconoclasm will only get you so far.
Please come back to the taste brigade Nev. :(

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Re: Black Sabbath

Postby Still Baron » 11 Oct 2017, 12:35

The Modernist wrote:
neville from norwich wrote:Some of the music is very pleasant indeed, quite fleet of foot.


And you have the gall to criticise Funkadelic! Iconoclasm will only get you so far.
Please come back to the taste brigade Nev. :(


There is none more oafish than Funkadelic! Wel, maybe Parliament.
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Re: Black Sabbath

Postby Matt Wilson » 11 Oct 2017, 16:25

It's still all black. It may be different shades of black, but c'mon...

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Re: Black Sabbath

Postby Medeiros » 11 Oct 2017, 16:43

NMB wrote:
ooooooohhhhh yeah wrote:
Matt Wilson wrote:You really only think they're so so? Six great albums with Ozzy and two good ones with Dio.

You have to be in the mood though. They only paint with one color.


Well, that's just it.

I dunno. It's not like repeated listens reveal anything new, either, is it?

actually I sometimes think if they were even MORE simple/brutal, they'd be better.


And they could play a bit faster and they'd be the Stooges. There's actually quite a lot of subtlety in the early Black Sabbath albums, especially in the rhythm section. They only painted with black but they used different shades of black.


Very well said. Black Sabbath is awesome.

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Re: Black Sabbath

Postby NMB » 11 Oct 2017, 19:55

Medeiros wrote:
NMB wrote:
ooooooohhhhh yeah wrote:
Well, that's just it.

I dunno. It's not like repeated listens reveal anything new, either, is it?

actually I sometimes think if they were even MORE simple/brutal, they'd be better.


And they could play a bit faster and they'd be the Stooges. There's actually quite a lot of subtlety in the early Black Sabbath albums, especially in the rhythm section. They only painted with black but they used different shades of black.


Very well said. Black Sabbath is awesome.


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