Black Sabbath - Sabotage - 5 LPs!

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Cranny, Apr 9, 2021.

  1. OzzyIsDio

    OzzyIsDio Maniacal Sabbath Fanatic

    This is the one I bought also, the one I copied and pasted was from yahoo images, for some reason my ebay app doesn’t let me copy and paste photos. But yes I got the new and it should arrive today.
     
  2. animaux

    animaux Well-Known Member

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    The Rolling Stone review, Sept. 25, 1975 issue.

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  3. OzzyIsDio

    OzzyIsDio Maniacal Sabbath Fanatic

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    Just got my magazine yay!!!!!
     
  4. Kingston12

    Kingston12 Forum Resident

    Does anybody know if there is a difference between the Rhino issues and the BMG ones? Amazon have separate listings.
     
  5. IIRC, @Claus mentioned that the Rhino and BMG versions of these Super Deluxe releases are identical.
     
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  6. tinnox

    tinnox Senior Member

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  7. Automatic Changer

    Automatic Changer Well-Known Member

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    Sabbath one of my favourite bands and this their best album IMO and yet am still in two minds about picking up. Haven't been impressed with any of the sets thus far. Your archival comment is spot-on. The new master is of interest and the book perhaps moreso. Otherwise not seeing the appeal especially with Australian pricing
     
  8. jmcgoldrick

    jmcgoldrick Forum Resident

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    listened to just a little bit of the live disc 1 this morning… sounds really good! These sets are a little pricey but it’s cool to have definitive versions of these records and nice little time capsules
     
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  9. tinnox

    tinnox Senior Member

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    I agree, imo it’s great to have in my collection !
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  10. nodeerforamonth

    nodeerforamonth Forum Resident

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    Did we ever get a reason behind the idiotic-ness for the 4th disk being only two songs and both of which are on the album? What a waste.
     
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  11. tinnox

    tinnox Senior Member

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    In the vinyl version it is a replica 7” single
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  12. OzzyIsDio

    OzzyIsDio Maniacal Sabbath Fanatic

    So many greats on this album, Hole In The Sky, Supertzar, Symptom, Megalomania and The Writ,
     
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  13. OzzyIsDio

    OzzyIsDio Maniacal Sabbath Fanatic

    I don’t think there would be I can’t be certain as the Rhino editions are also made in Germany, I assume that’s where the BMG European ones are also made? This is what I’m thinking.
     
  14. Curveboy

    Curveboy Forum Resident

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    I didn’t even bother ripping it.
     
  15. On the CD versions, they are different masterings.

    I don’t know if they come from a previous digital release, but using Music Scope to compare Hole in the Sky to the album version on the SDE set, the DR and EQ are different.
     
  16. Being "definitive versions", in my book, would imply that these are the best-sounding masterings ever released of this album, and that a better-sounding mastering is unlikely to appear. Do you honestly feel that's the case here?
     
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  17. jmcgoldrick

    jmcgoldrick Forum Resident

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    I wouldn’t have heard enough different versions to know.

    I mean more as a document of the time period with the live show and the expanded package
     
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  18. Which CD releases did you compare? Rhino 2021 to BMG 2021? Or 2021 to some earlier release?
     
  19. motionoftheocean

    motionoftheocean Senior Member

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    listened to it 4 times. not even close to "definitive"
     
  20. The stick on label on the back of the SDE CD box says Rhino. Bought from Bullmoose.
     
  21. OK, but what did you compare to what? I didn't get that, sorry. The LP to the CD?
     
  22. CD.
     
  23. Just for everybody's info: the 1975 Asbury Park discs on the 4xCD set are lossy-sourced:
    Black Sabbath Sabotage 2021 digital

    Which means, with about 99% probability, that the same is true for the vinyl set. If you would like to know, feel free to send me or @rnranimal an audio sample from the vinyl version. He will check and let you know.

    It is insane, especially because lossless copies of this recording are literally available all over the internet.
     
  24. Gus Tomato

    Gus Tomato Stop dreamin’ and start drivin’ Stevie!

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    It’s (Radio) Rental that is!
     
  25. gpalz

    gpalz Forum Resident

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    Guess someone didn't want to pay the piper for access to the source tapes/lossless files.
     

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