Celeb Fans Weigh in on Black SabbathMay 20, 2013
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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