Geezer Butler on Black Sabbath’s Early Struggles: ‘Rejected Again and Again’

Black Sabbath became an early standard bearer for heavy metal with their self-titled 1970 debut, but only after years of curious looks from people who didn’t understand their new sounds.

“We used to do these auditions for record companies, and they’d just leave after the third song or something,” co-founding bassist Geezer Butler told Rolling Stone. “I’ll always remember one producer told us to go away, learn how to play and learn how to write some decent songs.”
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