Black Sabbath: The Complete Albums 1970-1978

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Black Sabbath
The Complete Albums 1970-1978
Warner Music

The great triumvirate of first-wave British heavy metal bands has left a complicated legacy. Deep Purple would change and get faster and harder. Led Zeppelin would become synonymous with overblown classic rock. But it was Black Sabbath that left such a sweaty skid mark on rock history that the music remains a touchstone for today’s vaped-out teenage stoners some 40 years later. And all this burnout noise is handsomely packaged in a stripped-down box set, in which the CD sleeves are like miniatures of the old LPs.  

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Michael Jackman

Born in 1969 at Mount Carmel hospital in Detroit, Jackman grew up just 100 yards from the Detroit city line in east Dearborn. Jackman has attended New York University, the School of Visual Arts, Northwestern University and Wayne State University, though he never got a degree. He has worked as a bar back, busboy,...
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