posted on Oct, 14 2013 @ 07:07 AM
reply to post by gortex
I was too young in the '70's, unfortunately for me. In the middle of my high school years, 1984, on my way to see the crappy movie Dune, I stopped
at Tower records and picked up Heaven And Hell and was blown away. I had heard BS and Paranoid(the albums) and was familiar with Sabbath Bloody
Sabbath, the hits album, but it never clicked with me the way the Dio albums did. I had even seen them with Ian Gillan in '83 and probably enjoyed
that album more than any of the Ozzy albums as I remember listening to that one a bunch back then.
I almost wish I had been a little older so I could have been there in the '70's for some of my favorite music(Deep Purple, Rainbow) but that would
just make me older now and that closer to death, so I guess that's a fair trade off. Sort of. Maybe not. I'm too young to have ever seen a real DP
or Rainbow show and that really sucks.
If you don't have it, get the Past Lives set, it's the best Ozzy era live BS I've heard. They were cool but there's just something about Dio that
I love that no one else had. I'll check out the video later when I have time. Hopefully it doesn't sound like crud as many videos do.
For some interesting reading if you have the time, here's a thread from a old dude that never got into Sabbath. He started recently and it's a fun