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Limited Edition Japanese pressing of this album comes housed in a miniature LP sleeve. 2007.
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1. He decided to do the glam rock look and I believe he did it better than all the other glam rock bands, such as Motley Crue, Poison and Kiss.
2. Of all the albums he has ever done the Ultimate Sin has a number of tracks which sound the same as each other. Even Ozzy himself has admitted this and claims it is the reason why he won't re-release it.
A great album that is very underated. The Ultimate Sin is the best album featuring Jake E. Lee as the guitarist before Zakk Wilde took over. Not Ozzy's best, but neither is it his worst. I don't think Ozzy even has a worst.
It's Ozzy so of course it's a little heavier than your average hair metal band. I think the title track is a good example of that. The title track is a classic and doesn't give any sign about this album being a hair metal one. It is truly one of Ozzy's classics and I think most fans will agree with me on that one, the beginning's heavy drums with that crunchy guitar riff is memorable. The next song Secret Looser is another heavy track that's catchy and in some ways reflects all of us, one of the best songs on the album. Never Know Why sounds more like hair metal than the previous two songs, different I quite like it. Thank God for the Bomb on the other hand is my least favorite song and I just don't get it. Never is much better and the chorus is great, not great but a good song.
Lightning Strikes is a good song and get you in, another great song. Up next is what I can describe as perhaps my favourite Ozzy song ever; Killer of Giants. The song is much talked about and it just has to be heard to know what fans are talking about. It starts slowly with some great guitar work by Lee and just gets better from there.Read more ›
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Let's face it; without the outstanding guitarist/songwriters he hires, Ozzy wouldn't have the successful career he has. Read morePublished on Jan. 9 2014 by Peter Caz
well....the story behind this one is very strange. firstly, you would be insanely lucky to find this album in any music store. Read morePublished on July 2 2004 by jsklfsjlfds
Ozzy is the godfather of metal, no denying it. this is one of his coolest albums. He went glam for this one (After all, this was 1986). it was a huge smash and I can see why. Read morePublished on April 29 2004 by HeadbangerDuh
I have a soft spot for The Ultimate Sin because it was the first Ozzy tape I bought right when it came out. Read morePublished on March 29 2004 by mwreview
Why Ozzy refuses to Re-release this record, I don't know, it's not that bad. I already had "Bark at the Moon" when I got "The Ultimate Sin," and people had said that "The Ultimate... Read morePublished on March 11 2004