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FLASHBACK: Black Sabbath’s Rock Hall Induction

Today (December 3) is Ozzy Osbourne’s birthday, and with the announcement of the 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame class just around the corner, this is the perfect time to look back on when Black Sabbath was inducted in 2006.

Sabbath was inducted by Metallica’s James Hetfield and Lars Ulrich, with Hetfield delivering a rather heartfelt speech that saw the frontman get choked up and Ulrich taking the Rock Hall to task about the band’s induction eleven years after their eligibility.  (WARNING:  Some NSFW language ahead.)

Metallica inducts Black Sabbath Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions 2006

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When it came time to accept their awards, the heavy metal pioneers kept it short and sweet thanking their families, their friends and the fans.

Black Sabbath accept award Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions 2006

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Metallica then took to the stage to perform two Sabbath classics, “Hole in the Sky” and “Iron Man.”

Metallica perform Black Sabbath Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions 2006

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Erica Banas is a rock/classic rock blogger that loves the smell of old vinyl in the morning.