Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Ozzy Osbourne talks Black Sabbath Vol. 4 on In The Studio

In The Studio host Redbeard goes one-on-one with Ozzy Osbourne to get the story behind "Black Sabbath Vol. 4" on its 40th anniversary.

While music critics were not hesitant to slag off every Sabbath release, 1972′s "Vol. 4" included, nevertheless it became the band’s fourth consecutive album to sell over a million copies in the U.S. , reaching #13 in Billboard and #8 in the UK.

Sabbath was fracturing under its own internal pressures with the added complication of substantial substance abuse, but by his own admission, Ozzy tells Redbeard what the real culprit was to the eventual demise of the original band.

"What happened with me and Black Sabbath was that, in the beginning we all had a purpose, but as we went along that inevitable thing stepped in called ego," explained Ozzy. "The fact is that success does change you. It affected me. I was full of cocaine. That stuff makes you talk the biggest load of horse crap. There shouldn't be a problem (left) in the world, 'cause we solved them all in the bathroom of a hotel with a bag of that white powder."

Check out Ozzy and "Black Sabbath Vol. 4" on In The Studio here.

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