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"Black Sabbath sucks.
so does metal."

Hey you conforming punk-wannabe (maybe a better name for you is "Chickenshit Conformist"), Metal Up Your Ass! Black Sabbath and metal ain't for the weak like you. They are for real people (unlike you). Did you listen to some emo when writing that definition??

Black Sabbath is:
Ozzy Osbourne - Vocals
Tony Iommi - Guitar
Geezer Butler - Bass Guitar
Bill Ward - Drums

or if you think the Heaven and Hell lineup is a reformed Sabbath lineup:
Ronnie James Dio - Vocals
Tony Iommi - Guitar
Geezer Butler - Bass Guitar
Vinny Appice - Drums

Black Sabbath started in the '60s as Polka Tulk Blues Company, broke up and reformed as Earth, and when they found out there was another band called Earth and that they were going into a new direction, they renamed the band Black Sabbath. Sabbath's goal was to create music to reach new, horror standards (most of metal is like that, but time after time it evolves), basically it wanted to get the audience to feel like as if it was a horror movie when listening to them. Their self-titled debut album was released in 1970, and it was influential in the making of heavy metal. Paranoid was released in the same year and was instantly a classic with songs like War Pigs, Paranoid and Iron Man. Master of Reality was came out in 1971 and became an highly influential record which included Sweet Leaf, Children of the Grave, and Lord of this World. Sabbath would release a few more albums before Ozzy left the band. Ronnie James Dio (an excellent vocalistand also the man that gave you \m/ in rock) replaced Ozzy and recorded a great album called "Heaven and Hell" in 1979. During the tour supporting the album, Ward leaves the band and Vinny Appice replaced him. In 1980 their tenth album Mob Rules was released. Dio with Appice left the band and Bill Ward rejoined the band with Ian Gillian (frontman of Deep Purple) and the new lineup released Born Again in 1983. The rest is history. Black Sabbath (along with bands such as Judas priest(another heavy metal band) and Led Zeppelin) were influential in the making of the heavy metal genre (and to a lesser extent, grunge).
Metal Up Your Ass!

Listen the Black Sabbath along with Judas Priest to know what early metal sounds like.

P.S. WTF? Opeth aren't nu-metal! They are progressive death metal, but I do agree that anyone that hates Black Sabbath should die a slow, painful death.
by Am I Evil? June 14, 2007
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Bitch, turn it up, its black sabbath
by Dave Zaggith November 17, 2007
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true metal. if you hate them, and like korn, opeth, or any other fucking nu-metal band, you are not a metal head and should die a slow, painful death.
Black Sabbath, by Black Sabbath.

What is this that stands before me
Figure in black which points at me
Turn 'round quick and start to run
Find out I'm the chosen one
Oh, no

Big black shape with eyes of fire
Telling people their desire
Satan sitting there, he's smiling
Watches those flames get higher and higher
Oh, God--please help me
Oh, no--no

Child cries out for its mother
Mother screaming in the fire
Satan points at me again
Opens the door to push me in
Oh, no
Oh, God

Is it the end my friend
Satan's coming 'round the bend
People running 'cause they're scared
You people better go and beware
No, no
Please, God, no
by black_sabbath1 June 05, 2006
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"Black Sabbath sucks.
so does metal."

Hey you conforming punk-wannabe (maybe a better name for you is "Chickenshit Conformist"), Metal Up Your Ass! Black Sabbath and metal ain't for the weak like you. They are for real people (unlike you). Did you listen to some emo when writing that definition??

Black Sabbath is:
Ozzy Osbourne - Vocals
Tony Iommi - Guitar
Geezer Butler - Bass Guitar
Bill Ward - Drums

or if you think the Heaven and Hell lineup is a reformed Sabbath lineup:
Ronnie James Dio - Vocals
Tony Iommi - Guitar
Geezer Butler - Bass Guitar
VInny Appice - Drums

Black Sabbath started in the '60s as Polka Tulk Blues Company, broke up and reformed as Earth, and when they found out there was another band called Earth and that they were going into a new direction, they renamed the band Black Sabbath. Sabbath's goal was to create music to reach new, horror standards (most of metal is like that, but time after time it evolves), basically it wanted to get the audience to feel like as if it was a horror movie when listening to them. Their self-titled debut album was released in 1970, and it was influential in the making of heavy metal. Paranoid was released in the same year and was instantly a classic with songs like War Pigs, Paranoid and Iron Man. Master of Reality was came out in 1971 and became an highly influential record which included Sweet Leaf, Children of the Grave, and Lord of this World. Sabbath would release a few more albums before Ozzy left the band. Ronnie James Dio (an excellent vocalistand also the man that gave you \m/ in rock) replaced Ozzy and recorded a great album called "Heaven and Hell" in 1979. During the tour supporting the album, Ward leaves the band and Vinny Appice replaced him. In 1980 their tenth album Mob Rules was released. Dio with Appice left the band and Bill Ward rejoined the band with Ian Gillian (frontman of Deep Purple) and the new lineup released Born Again in 1983. The rest is history. Black Sabbath (along with bands such as Judas priest(another heavy metal band) and Led Zeppelin) were influential in the making of the heavy metal genre (and to a lesser extent, grunge).
Metal Up Your Ass!

Listen the Black Sabbath along with Judas Priest to know what early metal sounds like.
by Sick and Tired June 14, 2007
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Synonymous with "heavy metal" Sabbath is metal and metal is Sabbath.
If this music wasn't called metal, it would've been appropriate to call it Black Sabbath music.
by Aldous Pasagui January 10, 2009
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The best band ever, no question about it. Except the Dio/Hughes/Gillian/Martin years. OZZY RULES!!
1337H4x0r5:8|4(|< |5 6/-\'/ (Black Sabbath is gay)
SymptomOfTheUniverse: Be right back.
*several minutes later*
1337H4x0r5 has signed off.
*returns*
SymptomOfTheUniverse:Hehe at least now he won't be able to type or even speak for a LONG time.
by Te3nAgeRFRoMMaRs March 21, 2007
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The day(s)that witches have sex with the devil.
On the day of Black Sabbath.Witches/Warloks make a Face to face pact with the devil.
by pbody May 23, 2008
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