Black Sabbath autograph CD Cover 5 singers.
Black Sabbath autograph CD Cover 5 singers. Ronnie James Dio. Ian Gillan. Laurence Cottle. Neil Murray and Bobby Rondinelli.
Formed in Birmingham in 1968. By guitarist Tony Iommi. Bassist and main song writer Terry Geezer Butler. Singer Ozzy Osbourne. drummer Bill Ward. The band experienced multiple line up changes. Iommi being the only constant member. Throughout its history. Originally formed as a blues rock band. Called Earth. The group soon adopted the Black Sabbath sound. And began incorporating occult themes. With horror inspired lyrics. And tuned down guitars. They also composed songs about social instability. Politics. Drugs.
Osbourne’s regular use of alcohol and other drugs. Led to him being scaked from the band in 1979. He was replaced by former Rainbow singer. Ronnie James Dio. Following two albums with Dio. Black Sabbath endured countless personal changes in the 1980s and 1990s. That included Deep Purple vocalist Ian Gillan. Glenn Hughes. Ray Gillen and Tony Martin. As well as several drummers and bassists. In 1992. Iommi and Butler rejoined Dio with drummer Vinny Appice to record Dehumanizer. The original line-up reunited with Osbourne in 1997. They released a live album Reunion. Black Sabbath’s final studio album and nineteenth overall. 13. Features all of the original members. Apart from Bill Ward. A year after embarking on a farewell tour. The band played their final concert in their home city of Birmingham on the 4th February 2017.