Black Sabbath

  • Best Audio Systems For $30,000: World-Class Sound From Kii, Melco, EAR, Cardas, Pro-Ject

    Ed Stone of Executive Stereo has led an interesting life, particularly from an audio perspective. Let’s start with that name—Ed Stone. It sounds rock ‘n’ roll verging on bad-ass, like a made-up rock star alias. Except it isn’t, as Ed confirmed with me during our interview over the phone, in which he jokingly added, “At…

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  • Black Sabbath’s Debut Album

    On a cold February day in 1970, the world was introduced to what would become the cornerstone of heavy metal: Black Sabbath’s self-titled debut album. Born in the industrial heartland of Birmingham, the album’s raw power and dark themes resonated with a generation yearning for something more profound than the prevailing pop and rock sounds.…

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