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12 June 2012

Friday Music: "War Pigs" - Black Sabbath

In the classic anti-Vietnam War song "War Pigs," Black Sabbath superimpose apocalyptic religious imagery over the realities of an increasingly unpopular war:

This song could be used to facilitate discussion of contemporary wars and political violence (e.g. Afghanistan) and to compare artistic reactions to these events from the recent past to the present.

1 comment:

  1. hi Brad - I agree!

    I hope Tony gets well soon - me and my mates dressed up as Sabbath at the Download festival - checkout our photos (Im the Iommi lookalike lol!)