Not without the bases, English group Black Sabbath consider as primogenitors of style a heavy-metal. Other collectives took part in genre formation Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Bad Company also, Uriah Heep and a number of other, less known commands, however Black Sabbath the first have played classical heavy metal, having made on this music the hugest impact.
Perhaps, there is no metal group which have appeared in 70-80, on which, anyhow, albums Black Sabbath and musicians vocalist John of "Ozzy Osborn" , guitarist Tonny lommi, bass player Terri of "Gizer" Butler (Terry «Geezer» Butler) and drummer Bill Ward (Bill Ward) wouldn't affect. And though the group is more than half of history existed in other structures, at times with the unique original participant, the above-stated, initial variant Black Sabbath has brought the greatest contribution to development both the group, and all genre as a whole.
All four were born and have grown in one disctrict of the city of Birmingham, England. Osborn with Butler (then still the rhythm guitarist) were members of group Rare Breed which have given only to steam of concerts, and Ajommi and Ward played to group of vocalist Chris Smith (Chris Smith, ex-Method Five) The Hide review