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Metallica To Induct Black Sabbath Into Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame

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Metallica have posted the following message on their official website:

"So there we are, hanging out at HQ getting ready for our first visit to South Africa, and a call comes in wondering if we can leave a few days early and stop by New York to induct a bunch of guys from Birmingham, England (they're called Black Sabbath, you might've heard of them) into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It took us all of 3/4 of a second to say 'fuck yeah!!'
Black Sabbath wrote the book on heavy music, and like many other snot-nosed kids, we read it religiously over and over again. For all of us in Metallica, Black Sabbath are a major influence not only on our music, but on our lives, and as you can imagine, we're psyched to join Bill, Geezer, Ozzy, and Tony for the induction ceremony on Monday, March 13.

"Not only will we be inducting Sabbath, we are going to make a humble attempt at playing some of their songs live in front of the gathered masses, including, most humbling of all, the four members of the band themselves.

"If you want to check it out, VH-1 will be there with their cameras. For show times look here."

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6 Comments on "Metallica To Induct Sabbath Into Hall Of Fame"

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1. eddie is real writes:

fu cking sweet

# Mar 9, 2006 @ 8:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Rulin Kmadd writes:

that's probably the coolest thing metallica has done in 17 years.
About time the hall of fame got a clue. Black Fukkin Sabbath!

# Mar 9, 2006 @ 4:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. DAMAGE INC writes:

Awesome stuff. . .I cant wait to see Metallica perform in front of not only their idols/mentors, but also to a certain extent their contemporaries. . .Its easy to see a Black Sabbath influence in Metallicas music.

itd also be interesting to hear Robs thoughts and feelings about this as well, obviously having played with Ozzy for a while.

I wanna make a bold statement . Agree or not.,Black Sabbath and Metallica should go on tour together. f*** the Metallica Guns n Roses tour of the 90's, this would sh** bricks on that and be a true metal spectacle. Theres no price on going to a gig like that. Id sell my soul to satan to see it.

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4. azuramouse writes:

I agree with post 2.

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5. your mama writes:

I want to download the show

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6. Rulin Kmadd writes:

Why of course Sabbath had a heavy influence on them listen to the covers on Garage Inc.

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