If you are a Black Sabbath fan you have a unique opportunity to purchase memorabilia that is going up for auction on September 30th. The memorabilia dates from 1968-1972 and was rescued from a building that was being demolished in London’s Docklands. The auction is being held by Sheffield Auction Gallery in Sheffield, UK. According to an article published in Rolling Stone Your text to link… the items include photos, telegrams, postcards signed by Ozzy as “John” to his mom and dad, drawings, handwritten song lyrics, and studio logs.
For those die-hard Black Sabbath fans, this is a great opportunity to own a piece of music history. Black Sabbath, with frontman Ozzy Osbourne, was instrumental in evolving the sound of heavy metal. With the current split between Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, as reported by US Weekly on May 16th Your text to link…, Black Sabbath has been in the news more than ever.
Black Sabbath formed in 1968 in Birmingham, UK. The members besides frontman OZZY included Guitarist Toni Iommi, Bassist Geezer Butler, and drummer Bill Ward. When they originally started out they were playing blues rock, however, their format changed to occult sounds and lyrics, that also included social and political undertones.
In 1979, due to alcohol and drug abuse Ozzy was dismissed from Black Sabbath and Ronnie James Dio, lead vocalist from Rainbow, took over. Black Sabbath underwent many changes in the group, but eventually the original line-up got back together in 1997 and released a live album called “Reunion”. In 2013 the album “13” was released. For more information about the Black Sabbath Auction go to Your text to link….