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Black Sabbath Live in Asbury Park NJ August 1975. Soundboard recording, audio only. This would have been the tour to catch as Sabotage is my favorite album from Sabbath, or really from any band in the 70's. But I wouldn't have quite been 14 yet when this concert took place and I wouldn't have had any way to get my ass down to the Jersey shore. Checking the interwebs I see they did play Madison Square Garden in NYC the night before this Jersey show, and then again in December with Aerosmith opening. I would have been able to take the train right there, no car needed. But my parents would never have let me go into the city with just my 14 year old friends by ourselves. But if I'd have known they were going to break up in a few years I might have found a way to get there. Looking at old ticket stubs it seems tickets for that tour ranged from $6 to $7.50. Even my broke 14 year old self could have scraped up $7 for a ticket.


Set List:

1. Supertzar/ Killing Yourself to Live    
2. Hole in the Sky    
3. Snowblind    
4. Symptom of the Universe    
5. War Pigs    
6. Megalomania    
7. Sabbra Cadabra/Jams
8. Sometimes I'm Happy (unreleased track)
9. Supernaut  
10. Iron Man  
11. Orchid/Rock & Roll Doctor  (previously unreleased)
12. Don't Start (Too Late)    
13. Black Sabbath    
14. Spiral Architect    
15. Embryo    
16. Children of the Grave    
17. Paranoid

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I listened to a King Buffalo album several timesthat was on some ATOY lists -had to look it up-it was 21's The Burdon of Restlessness. I was on the fence and in the end it was a little to much like a band jamming live for me -could have learned to love it-but wasn't convinced it would hold for repeat listens. 

New York Dolls/Self Titled

Misfits/Vol 1

Motorhead/1916-damn this is  a constant banger!

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1 hour ago, markm said:

I listened to a King Buffalo album several timesthat was on some ATOY lists -had to look it up-it was 21's The Burdon of Restlessness. I was on the fence and in the end it was a little to much like a band jamming live for me -could have learned to love it-but wasn't convinced it would hold for repeat listens. 

Yeah, that is kind of their thing: a band jamming live. But it is not like every song/riffs bleeds into the next. Each track has a distinct identity. 

But I would dare to say it is "easy listening" 


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5 hours ago, markm said:

Motorhead/1916 - damn this is  a constant banger!

An underrated gem in their catalog. It was recorded in LA in late 1990 soon after Lemmy had first relocated to West Hollywood from the UK. That album definitely had a distinctly unique sound which set it apart from all their other records. The brilliant title track brings a tear to my eye every time. It would be their last album with Philthy Animal Taylor, and imo it might just have been their last truly "great" album. I suppose a case could be made for Inferno as well. Think I might join you in a little trip to Angel City tonight to be assaulted by 100 guitars.


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