Experiencing Black Sabbath: A Listener's Companion

Experiencing Black Sabbath: A Listener's Companion

Experiencing Black Sabbath: A Listener's Companion

Experiencing Black Sabbath: A Listener’s Companion, musician and scholar Nolan Stolz leads the reader through Sabbath’s twenty studio albums and additional songs, closely examining their music and the storied history of the band. Along the way, Stolz highlights often-overlooked key moments that defined Sabbath’s unique musical style and legacy. Band members’ own words illuminate certain aspects of the music, and Stolz makes connections from song to song, album to album, and sometimes across decades to create an intricate narrative of the band’s entire catalog.
Experiencing Black Sabbath reveals the underappreciated genius of these heavy metal progenitors to all rock music fans and gives even the most fervent Sabbath fans a new perspective on the music.


Review
A fascinating read covering the complete history of the band. The depth of analysis is astonishing, dealing with every riff and nuance. This is the definitive work, encompassing the music and a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the legendary group. Amazing work! (Laurence Cottle, former bassist, Black Sabbath)

Nolan Stolz has impressively found a way to add to the current writings on Black Sabbath, most notably with his detailed deconstruction of...

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