It’s a great day to be a Sabbath fan, especially if you are also a consumer of iTunes media on shiny iThings with Apple logos. The entire Ozzy-era Black Sabbath catalog was made available for the first time yesterday on iTunes in the U.S. These first eight albums have been Mastered for iTunes, and the songs are available individually, as full album downloads, or, if you are a completist, as part of an iTunes bundle called Complete Studio Albums 1970-1978 for $59.99.
Quoth the Ozzman in typical fashion:
It’s about f*cking time…
Just in case you aren’t intimately familiar with Sabbath’s output, the albums we’re talking about are: