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CROSS PURPOSES LIVE (CD + VHS)

Black Sabbath

 

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2.90 | 33 ratings

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toroddfuglesteg
2 stars Gosh ! This is really bad.

For some reason, Black Sabbath wanted to be just an ordinary heavy metal band after Ozzy left the band. The result was a lot of boring AOR like heavy metal albums. The innovations from their first six albums was gone. After Dio, Gillan and Gillen left the band, it was Tony Martin's turn to sing. And the result is not good at all. The only good song here is Black Sabbath. All the other songs has been re-arranged to fit Tony Martin's voice...... with a predictable bad result.

This is indeed a dire live album. At least it juste proves how good Ronnie James Dio and Ozzy Osbourne was as vocalists. Black Sabbath just sounds uninspired money-grabbing on this album and throughout this period of their career. Two stars for the good songs alone is all I can give.

2 stars

toroddfuglesteg | 2/5 |

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