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On this day in 1972….

…..Black Sabbath’s fourth long player, the cunningly titled ‘Black Sabbath Vol.4’ was released. Featuring a monochrome image of Ozzy with outstretched arms, the album was given the working title ‘Snowblind’, referencing several songs that referred to the band’s fondness for the old ‘devil’s dandruff’…..   Here’s a feature taken from […]

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On this day in 1971….

….The Who scored their first, and unbelievably, only U.K. number 1 album with ‘Who’s Next’, the iconic cover art, taken at Easington Colliery, depicts the band urinating against a large concrete piling (I think this might have been a wry joke at the obelisk that appears at seminal moments in […]

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Paul Weller to reissue two rare albums

Two of the Modfathers ’90s LPs are set to be reissued on November 18th, the self-titled debut ‘Paul Weller’ and ’97s ‘Heavy Soul’ get the 180g treatment…..if you can’t wait ’til then, don’t fear! Be sure to check the Paul Weller Collectors Store at eil.com for a huge range of […]

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When Vinyl Albums Ruled The World

From the BBC Between the mid-1960s and the late 1970s, the long-playing record and the albums that graced its grooves changed popular music for ever. For the first time, musicians could escape the confines of the three-minute pop single and express themselves as never before across the expanded artistic canvas […]