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Much better than it should be,
This review is from: 13 (MP3 Download)
The first time I saw Black Sabbath was on 10th March 1972 at Liverpool Stadium (it was the first proper concert I went to, that's why I remember), and they were brilliant. The first six albums, up to Sabotage, were very good. The next two - Technical Ecstasy and Never Say Die - were disappointing, but at least they had Ozzy on them. Once he left, Sabbath weren't Sabbath, as far as I was concerned (I can't be the only one who thought that Ronnie James Dio was not a good idea). When they got back together, minus Bill Ward unfortunately, I wasn't expecting much, and it's taken me until now to get around to listening to 13. It felt like going back in time. This is an absolutely fantastic album. It is heavy, heavy, heavy. Even listening through headphones you feel as if your insides are being shaken up. The fact that it sounds like the first couple of albums is very much a positive for me. End Of The Beginning is perhaps just a bit too close to the track Black Sabbath but what the heck. I'll see if there are any tickets left to see them in December.