Black Sabbath - Tyr
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Based on 2 reviews
1990 Ratings: #300 / 308
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Based on 32 ratings
1990 Ratings: #62
August 20, 1990 / Release Date
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While I think Tyr is far from Black Sabbath's worst work, this is definitely one of their most boring and messy releases I have heard thus far.

Just as an example about how messy this album is, the song Feels Good To Me wasn't even supposed to be on the album. They only put it on here solely because the group wanted it to be released as a single. As a result, towards the end of the album you have a song so tonally out of place from the rest of the songs, only for it to move onto yet another ... read more

I'm sick and tired of this era. Can I just... PLEASE go back to Master of Reality?

Color: White
FAV TRACKS: Odin's Court, Anno Mundi
LEAST FAV: The Battle of Tyr, The Law Maker, Jerusalem
Anno Mundi - 65
The Law Maker - 70
Jerusalem - 55
The Sabbath Stones - 60
The Battle of Tyr - NR
Odin's Court - 70
Valhalla - 60
Feels Good to Me - 60
Heaven in Black - 70
What’s the most forgotten about Black Sabbath album under the Black Sabbath name? There could be a decently sized list of candidates if you tried to answer that question. However, in that list there are two constants, one of which is Sabbath’s first album of the nineties known as Tyr (the other is Cross Purposes). Sure, dedicated listeners of the band likely know about this album. Otherwise, this is one of the albums from the Tony Martin era that is not well known. Even worse was ... read more
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Added on: May 14, 2013