Black Sabbath: That’s It, That’s All, This is the End

Even though their farewell tour was called The End, fans were hoping that Black Sabbath was going to pull a Who–a band with ten farewell tours–and tell everyone they were just kidding about retiring. Then came this Instagram post/


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Fans are still holding out that this is just a temporary pause a la The Eagles, The Stones and Guns’N’Roses. But I have the feeling that this really honestly is the end.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

One thought on “Black Sabbath: That’s It, That’s All, This is the End

  • March 9, 2017 at 8:41 pm

    So happy that I saw the original four in ’99. Fantastic show and I still have the t-shirt


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