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Rig Rundown: Loathe's Erik Bickerstaffe

Guitarist Erik Bickerstaffe exquisitely executes a tightwire act that contrasts and fuses brutality and beauty using a bargain baritone Gretsch and stock Tele.

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Rig Rundown: Mac Sabbath

These intergalactic GMO mutants honor two things: metal and cheeseburgers. See how Earthly gear guideposts Iommi and Butler influence their tasty setups.

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Does It Doom?'s Steve Reis on Black Sabbath's "Black Sabbath" | Hooked

The envoy of evil honors Tony Iommi's ominous opening odyssey that is a foreboding fight between light and dark that ultimately sparked several subgenres of metal.

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