About “Heaven and Hell”
“Heaven and Hell” is a hidden song by Overkill from their album W.F.O.
Tracks 12-95 of W.F.O. are blank 1 second tracks. Track 96 is 2:56, and track 97 is 9:00. Track 98 contains rehearsals for 3 covers: “Heaven and Hell” by Black Sabbath, “The Ripper” by Judas Priest, and “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)” by Jimi Hendrix, in that order.
“Heaven and Hell” is a song originally written and recorded by British heavy metal band Black Sabbath. It serves as the opening song of their ninth studio album Heaven and Hell, released in 1980. The song features Ronnie James Dio on vocals, who joined the band after the departure of Ozzy Osbourne.
“Heaven and Hell” remains a staple in Black Sabbath’s live performances and has become a fan favorite, solidifying its status as one of the band’s most beloved songs.
W.F.O. is the tenth studio album by American thrash metal band Overkill. Released in 1994, the album showcases Overkill’s signature aggressive sound and intense energy. The title stands for “Wide Fucking Open,” reflecting the band’s intent to deliver a raw and unrelenting thrash metal experience.
W.F.O. features a mix of fast and furious tracks, characterized by heavy guitar riffs, rapid-fire drumming, and Bobby “Blitz” Ellsworth’s distinct vocals. The album maintains a consistent level of intensity throughout, with standout tracks like “Fast Junkie,” “Under One,” and the title track “W.F.O.” The lyrics explore themes of rebellion, social commentary, and personal struggles.
Despite being released during a challenging period for thrash metal, W.F.O. received positive reviews from fans and critics for its relentless aggression and memorable hooks. It captures the spirit of Overkill’s early sound while showcasing their evolution as a band. The album remains a favorite among fans of thrash metal and stands as a testament to Overkill’s enduring influence in the genre.
How to find “Heaven and Hell”
On CD: Go directly to track #98 (first song)
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