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Dave Wyndorf, songwriter, lead vocalist, and a guitarist for Monster Magnet, explains in an interview with Adam De Ville for Collide: Adam De Ville: “Dinosaurs in Vietnam!” Dave Wyndorf: Yeah! I just pictured a T-Rex stomping through Vietnam and chomping everything up during the war. I made it all up on the spot and Dave Sardy was totally into ...


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Personally, legal issues apart, I don't think Ozzy is actually capable of performing Dio songs. Dio has a much more powerful (possibly operatic) voice and I think he also has a greater vocal range. Many singers are now not even capable of singing their own songs from the past. A good example of this is Ian Gillan of Deep Purple who's on record stating that ...


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as requested by OP, turning this comment into an answer : On the strict meaning of the word, it suggests he is more than just laying down/keeping the beat, but rather has some role in how the piece is orchestrated. If I knew Black Sabbath's music in more depth, rather than part of the soundtrack of my life, I could expand the answer with examples.


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References in the wikipedia article about the album Black Sabbath lead to this page about the phoshoot location. From that page: "Not much is known about the eerie woman used in the photo other then she was a model/actress hired for the day and her name was Louise." From another page some more info Johnny Morgan and Ben Wardle write: The ...


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Dio and Ozzy didn't part on the best of terms to put it politely. Copyright issues flew around. Dio isn't allowed to play Ozzy-written songs either. Apparently, things are beginning to heal. Quote from the link: "They say that we're the anti-christ. Well, what makes them any better?"


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