Cross Purposes

Black Sabbath - Cross Purposes
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Based on 3 reviews
1994 Ratings: #363 / 374
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Based on 29 ratings
1994 Ratings: #121
January 31, 1994 / Release Date
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Going through all the Black Sabbath albums in one night was a chore. This group of albums is just so much of the same. I've heard these songs like 10 times before, but they're still kinda good. I don't know what to think.

Color: Green
FAV TRACKS: The Hand That Rocks The Cradle, Psychophobia, Back to Eden
LEAST FAV: Cardinal Sin, Virtual Death, Dying For Love
After Dio's brief return in Dehumanizer, Tony Martin comes back as lead vocalist for his last two albums with the band. Cross Purposes is the first of these two. And, good god, it's bad. This is the worst Martin album yet.

Most of the songs that I "liked" were passable at best. Virtual Death was just about the only song on the whole album that I can say with confidence is actually decent. The rest were just boring, forgettable, but were at least listenable. The only highlight that ... read more
I Witness - 60
Cross of Thorns - 60
Psychophobia - 50
Virtual Death - 50
Immaculate Deception - 60
Dying for Love - 65
Back to Eden - 65
The Hand That Rocks the Cradle - 60
Cardinal Sin - 60
Evil Eye - 55
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Added on: May 14, 2013