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Riff: Black Sabbath – “Damaged Soul”

Jun 12, 2013

Dying is easy it’s living that’s hard/I’m losing the battle between Satan and God

from Damaged Soul lyrics by Black Sabbath

Eased in with a Floydian psych-talk fade, all this talk of God and rational thought goes the way of prime dark lord Sabbath yore, the prog blues crude-thick, Wilk finally emoting on the drums again and demonic Ozzie giving in to the dark side like he does best when he stops thinking about Sharon.

Riff by Gavin Paul

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