More on Forbidden vs Headless Cross and Tyr


Author:T.J. Swoboda
Homepage:http://www.facebook.com/tjswoboda
Date:2018-10-17 02:26:26
Edited:2018-10-17 02:28:08
In Reply To:You're out of your mind. :) nt by nvandyk
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There are far higher highs on Headless Cross and Tyr than there are on Forbidden. Valhalla and Heaven in Black are the two best songs, IMO, from the Powell/Martin albums. I think a lot of the issues with Forbidden amount to what Nick said about Rusty Angels: Good, but really not a Black Sabbath song. The only really weak song on Forbidden to me is the opener, The Illusion of Power, but it's not because of Ice-T; he has the only interesting part of the song. The rest is almost as coma-inducing as The X Factor. After that I think the album finds its legs, but again not as a Sabbath record.

I really liked Forbidden when it came out (had both that and Cross Purposes before it on release day), but it hasn't aged well. Headless Cross and Tyr are both fairly uneven to me; high highs and low lows. I've never gotten the love for Nightwing, for instance.


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