.

Black Sabbath Announce Special 50th Anniversary Event


Bruce Henne | 01-30-2020

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Pin it Share on Reddit email this article

Black Sabbath

(hennemusic) Black Sabbath have announced a unique 50th anniversary event marking the release of their groundbreaking 1970 self-titled debut album.

Release on Friday, February 13, 1970, the project - which has long been referenced as one of the most influential heavy metal records in history - delivering a template of heaviness that generations of players have followed, with songs like "The Wizard", "N.I.B." and the menacing title track.

"Black Sabbath" reached No. 8 on the UK Albums Charts and No. 23 on the US Billboard charts during its original run.

To mark five decades since its release, Black Sabbath have teamed up with Pitchback Playback to host two commemorative album listening sessions that will be held "in the dark" on February 11.

The sessions will take place at Number 10 in the London borough of Hackney starting at 7:30 and 8:30 and the album will be played back in MQA high definition audio.

Pitchback Playback is a series of listening sessions where music fans can listen to upcoming album releases and classic LPs like never before in cinemas and other intimate spaces.

"Not only that," says organizers, "they elevate the experience of listening to the music by staging it completely in the dark - providing the most immersive, detailed and visceral sound experience possible. Sabbath fans now have an opportunity to fully immerse themselves in the debut album, "Black Sabbath", in a uniquely heightened sensory experience."

Fans should note that the events are playback only - the band will NOT be present. Read more here.

hennemusic is an official news provider for antiMusic.com.
Copyright hennemusic - Excerpted here with permission.


Related Stories


Black Sabbath To Reveal Previously Unreleased Dio Era Recordings

Black Sabbath Final Concert Unlikely With Geezer Saying Band Is Done 2020 In Review

Black Sabbath and Pink Floyd Icons Team Up For New Song 2020 In Review

Ozzy Osbourne Rules Out Playing With Black Sabbath Again 2020 In Review

Sharon Osbourne Reveals True Ownership Of Black Sabbath 2020 In Review

Rumored Queen and Black Sabbath Stars Collaboration Has Chance Of Happening 2020 In Review

Grim Reaper Stars Reunited For Black Sabbath Isolation Cover 2020 In Review

Black Sabbath Mystery Solved 50 Years Later 2020 In Review

Black Sabbath Expand 'Vol 4' For Deluxe Reissue

Black Sabbath Final Concert Unlikely With Geezer Saying Band Is Done

More Black Sabbath News



advertisement

advertisement


Follow Us: Facebook Twitter Feeds

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright© 1998 - 2021 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.