The first song from the first album from the first metal band: “Black Sabbath” from Black Sabbath by Black Sabbath. (I love it when that happens.) Much like last week’s wrap-up, a Dennis Wheatley-evocative piece of diabolus in musica (literally, the classical term for the construction of the song’s main riff, named for its Satanic connotations). Inspired musically by Holst’s “Mars, the Bringer of War,” and presented by Mssrs. Osborne, Iommi, Ward and Butler, here’s their appearance on Germany’s Beat-Club.
Happy Sunday, kids. Here’s Satan: