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Old School Heavy Sound.... Live!!
on February 1, 2009
Black Sabbath "Reunion" is one of the best live Sabbath's records available, maybe the best! Recorded live at the N.E.C, Birmingham; England during the 1997's Reunion Tour (Dec 5 1997). This 2 cd set have the best live sound recording until today with the classic line up...
This is the first "official live record" of the band... and after 17 years of their breakout in the late 70's for any Black Sabbath fan this is a very emotive record set... and the most important musical moment on the last 20 years. If you have Past Lives or Live At Last cds (or any live bootleg) you can hear now the difference between the past and the present... this olds live records are great but... this one is really better!
The dream of any Black Sabbath Fan; a special show with the original line-up recorded live with a high quality sound, 16 great songs includes War Pigs, Snowblind, Into The Void, Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, Black Sabbath, Iron Man, Children Of The Grave, Paranoid...and new recorded of classics songs never available before in their live versions like Spiral Architect, Dirty Women, Electric Funeral, Behind The Wall Of Sleep, Lord Of This World.
There are two versions of this concert; the special deluxe limited edition (discontinued) with a special packaging and the standard version in a regular jewel case available now, both with the same sound quality and songs selection. The booklet comes with great rare photos and extensive notes about the band history and members anecdotes.
The show is amazing, the band sounds great... features Tony Iommi "the black master" on guitar, the "thunder god" Geezer Butler on bass, "the monster" Bill Ward on drums and the "Evil Madman" Ozzy Osbourne on vocals
The best of this set are the "rare" songs like Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, Electric Funeral, Into the Void and The Spiral Architect never available before on others semi-official live recordings, killer versions with a doomy sound!! ... but the classics like Black Sabbath, War Pigs, Iron Man and Paranoid are great too! A solid performance with a great set list, strong musician friendship and the band totally out of their heads!
Geezer Butler rocks! with his amazing bass lines, Iommi show his power like no other guitar player can do (no doubt, he's master of metal sound)... Bill Ward plays the drums with passion and Ozzy's vocals sounds like the old days... Great!
The beauty of the old school heavy sound!
The two studio cuts are great too but the live show is the best part of this 2 cd set!
Play it Loud! Long live to Rock & Roll