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Seventh Star/Eternal Idol 2CD remasters on the way

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  • It would be great if they release deluxe editions of the other Tony Martin era albuns. It is so hard to find the Headless Cross and Tyr.
    "Dream for a while of the things that make you smile"

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    • Originally posted by Killed_Kenny
      It would be great if they release deluxe editions of the other Tony Martin era albuns. It is so hard to find the Headless Cross and Tyr.
      Sigh. Read the sticky thread in this forum! Arrrrrrgh!
      Joe Siegler, Webmaster - Black Sabbath Online
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      "Then he will say to those on his left, 'Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels." (Matthew 25:41)

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      • I ordered both these re-issues from Amazon.uk on the day Joe posted his review - I have had these for over a week and I love them. Nice job on the covers, and the bonus discs are obviously mind blowing.. I thank Tony for sharing these oddities with the public...

        I have one problem - the deluxe edition "sticker" that replaced the Clear Slipcase that said "deluxe editon" like on master of reality and heaven and hell...

        Digi pacs are a nightmare to keep in good condition - the slip case helps!!! and it is a nice "reminder" that this is not the original.

        Now they put these cheep stickers that can never stay glued on arrghh

        - When you spend this much on a CD - they should at least give u the slipcase

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        • Originally posted by EzraCobb
          I ordered both these re-issues from Amazon.uk on the day Joe posted his review - I have had these for over a week and I love them. Nice job on the covers, and the bonus discs are obviously mind blowing.. I thank Tony for sharing these oddities with the public...

          I have one problem - the deluxe edition "sticker" that replaced the Clear Slipcase that said "deluxe editon" like on master of reality and heaven and hell...

          Digi pacs are a nightmare to keep in good condition - the slip case helps!!! and it is a nice "reminder" that this is not the original.

          Now they put these cheep stickers that can never stay glued on arrghh

          - When you spend this much on a CD - they should at least give u the slipcase
          I addressed that in my review. Label idea to save money.
          Joe Siegler, Webmaster - Black Sabbath Online
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          "Then he will say to those on his left, 'Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels." (Matthew 25:41)

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          • I buy from a small "mom and pop" music shop (screw the chain stores AND Amazon) so don't have mine yet. Not worried about any minor sound issues, that's what my 31 band EQ is for.

            Between TDYK, the Radio City Live show, 2 newly released Dio CD concerts, the Wacken DVD/CD, and these reissues with new vocalist "ear candy" it's been a rather hearty recent time compared to a years long drought before that.

            I'm grateful as hell.

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            • Just got my copy of Eternal Idol Deluxe Edition.

              It does suck that they gave up the Plastic cover thingy. Although it's a bitch to quickly get the cds out from those ones, but they do protect the package....the good thing is though that the back of the package is the same so it'll fit nicely next to the other Deluxe Editions I have.

              It was addressed here before that the picture on the left is from the Headless Cross tour...that's a funny little mistake! Actually seeing it in front of me made me chuckle a bit!

              Also the fact that AGAIN they screwed up the lyric sheet of The Shining is pretty much a big joke. Made me laugh that one too.

              But the album itself. I really like the remastering, just like on the previous Deluxe Editions (Heaven And Hell, The Mob Rules and Live Evil) the sound is rich and full and not too loud. I like it a lot.
              The two bonus tracks are also great! I had them on the Shining 7" singles and on some bootlegs but never really listened to them so great to finally get them on the same album! Espcially Some Kind Of Woman...that is a real rocker...and very un-Sabbath sounding song.

              The Ray Gillen demos getting an official release after all these years is great. But ofcourse Tony Martin is better and the songs sound better with him...and I've had them on bootlegs before but still nice to get an official release with better sound.

              Well worth the price this one too and a great addition to anyones Sabbath collection!

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              • Originally posted by Charger View Post
                Also the fact that AGAIN they screwed up the lyric sheet of The Shining is pretty much a big joke. Made me laugh that one too.
                I addressed this somewhere along the line, I thought.

                They printed what was printed in 1987 again, because they picked up the old liner notes which had the original error. They didn't look at the lyrics. I pointed that out to them before the package shipped, and was told it was too late to correct. If they ever printed it again, they might look into it, but I doubt there will be a huge rush on Eternal Idol that will require reworking the booklet.
                Last edited by Joe Siegler; 04-30-2011, 03:48 PM.
                Joe Siegler, Webmaster - Black Sabbath Online
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                "Then he will say to those on his left, 'Depart from me, you who are cursed, into the eternal fire prepared for the devil and his angels." (Matthew 25:41)

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                • Originally posted by Joe Siegler View Post
                  I addressed this somewhere along the line, I thought.

                  They printed what was printed in 1987 again, because they picked up the old liner notes which had the original error. They didn't look at the lyrics. I pointed that out to them before the package shipped, and was told it was too late to correct. If they ever printed it again, they might look into it, but I doubt there will be a huge rush on Eternal Idol that will require reworking the booklet.
                  Yeah. I do remember this being talked about before.

                  I just find it really strange that nobody at the record company noticed this. Why don't they listen to the songs at all or check things more carefully before releasing stuff? Well this ain't that big of a deal at all, just a rather funny thing actually.

                  I don't have the Castle remaster of EI just the original WB copy...were the lyrics fixed on the Castle version?

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                  • Originally posted by Charger View Post
                    I don't have the Castle remaster of EI just the original WB copy...were the lyrics fixed on the Castle version?
                    No, they weren't. "The Shining" will always be a song one has to really listen to in order to get the lyrics.
                    "He is the King of all kings, the keeper of light...He holds eternity's wings"

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                    • Originally posted by Sabbathman View Post
                      No, they weren't. "The Shining" will always be a song one has to really listen to in order to get the lyrics.
                      Heh! Thanks for the info. That's a pretty funny thing really.

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