The ‘Ninth Star’ album by EMERALD SABBATH is an ambitious epic rock & classical music tribute to BLACK SABBATH.
Emerald Sabbath founder/producer, Michael Suilleabhain, talks about ‘Ninth Star’.
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WELCOME ALL BLACK SABBATH AND ROCK FANS WORLDWIDE
“This is a quick note to all of those fans. My name is Michael Suilleabhain. I am from Castletownbere in West Cork, Ireland and I have been a Black Sabbath fan since 1983, when I heard them for first time. Like a lot of fans it was Black Sabbath’s debut album I heard first, and as they say, the rest is history. Over the years, I have since seen Black Sabbath a total of 82 times with every line-up [except with Ray Gillen].
I also have a great passion for classical music, and in May 2015 I decided to mix both of them. Adam Wakeman was the first to contribute to the project, with keyboards on ‘Changes’, and then it snowballed into this final product. I decided to re-record Black Sabbath tracks and instrumentals with as many as ex-members of Black Sabbath as possible. A lot of the artists also played on the originals (such as Vinny Appice, who joined Sabbath on drums for the Heaven And Hell tour, and The English Chamber Choir on Supertzar). I then brought in a string quartet along with various classical players.
Never in my wildest dreams did I think that I would be able to do this, but my persistence paid off. I would like to thank all the ex-Black Sabbath guys for helping me with this, as well as the former Black Sabbath graphic designers, string arrangers and producers. I hope that everyone will enjoy this album.”
The ‘Ninth Star’ album is dedicated to Black Sabbath and their Fans Worldwide.
Michael Suilleabhain (Emerald Sabbath founder/producer/singer)
‘Ninth Star’ is released via Plastic Head Distribution on the 15th of February 2019.
. Official Website: https://emeraldsabbath.com
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