Artist Direct has rounded up some of the biggest names in Rock to talk about the influence of Black Sabbath.
“My friends and I were camping. We were just teenagers at about 14- or 15-years-old. There were no adults around, and we were around the campfire. Someone put in Black Sabbath’s second album Paranoid, and it was the first time I had ever heard ‘War Pigs.’ We were outside. It was dark, there was a campfire, and I got scared [Laughs]. I thought, ‘Oh my God, here it is! This is the perfect blend of horror and music.’ Of course, I became a Black Sabbath fan right away.” Kirk Hammett, Metallica
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