A comprehensive roundup of Black Sabbath's music and career through the 1970s. All of the band's albums and singles (from The Rebel until Never Say Die) are examined in detail, alongside related archive releases. There is also a section covering Sabbath's live shows of the era, highlighting essential live recordings from every tour.
Includes new interview material from key figures, including Rick Wakeman and engineers Mike Butcher and Robin Black, among others.
Chris Sutton has been a fan of Black Sabbath since the early 70s. He manages Smethwick Heritage Centre Museum, writing several publications for them. He has also written several plays. Black Sabbath In the 70s is his second book on music for Sonicbond Publishing, following on from Alice Cooper in the 1970s. He also writes for Power Play magazine and has contributed to a documentary on Alice Cooper. He lives in Great Malvern, UK.