Cross of Thorns (4:30)

Cover of Cross Purposes Live

From Cross Purposes Live and 5 other releases

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  • spicyjoel

    Great song, great band.

    20 Jun 5:43pm Reply
  • mauesndkj

    Imagine this song being sung by Dio. It would be an instant classic metal song. And no, this Black Sabbath era is far from being mediocre. Do me the favour to listen ALL the albums with Martin, specially Eternal Idol and Headless Cross. They're not Paranoid nor Heaven and Hell, they're on their own, be fair and don't compare.

    26 May 3:00am Reply
  • Gorefan

    Power Metal done very well

    28 Jul 2014 Reply
  • DonMatt447

    An awesome tune from a mediocre era from Black Sabbath. [2]

    10 Mar 2014 Reply
  • Pack2k

    Absolutely perfect vocals.

    13 Mar 2013 Reply
  • blackfolkdoom

    i think this song criticise organised religions: "When you talk about saving, the souls of the faithful, You can't help thinking you've got blood on your Hands. From a cross of thorns."

    11 Dec 2011 Reply
  • nodicenate

    Tony Martin absolutely rules.

    20 Aug 2011 Reply
  • nikola_zama

    and yeah, anybody knows what does it really sing about? XD

    6 Jul 2011 Reply
  • nikola_zama

    epik heavy metal song

    6 Jul 2011 Reply
  • VerseTheory

    epic kick-ass song, my favorite off Cross Purposes for sure.

    4 Sep 2010 Reply
  • jriron


    7 Jun 2010 Reply
  • MikeySchenker

    The ablum was somewhat dissapointing, I was so glad Martin re-joined the band, but again was not that pleased with the album. Some real great songs and this is surely one of them!!!

    20 Oct 2009 Reply
  • NightBeast666

    This song is one of the reasons why I adore Cross Purposes. It's fantastic!

    24 Jun 2009 Reply
  • sn0wblind-

    more than just great! love ittt

    29 May 2009 Reply
  • Blessedheart

    Written about the troubles in Northen Ireland, apparently!

    27 Mar 2009 Reply
  • mindcrime9999

    Perfect song!

    25 Mar 2009 Reply
  • Shaunography

    Great vocal melodies... never quite realised it before. I love how Tony personalises every single word.

    19 Feb 2009 Reply
  • Catman15

    I love this song. Good Lyrics and awesome guitar-riff.

    30 Dec 2008 Reply
  • Blues_Brother

    Really moody and atmospheric. Cross Purposes is a fantastic and very, very under-rated album

    26 Oct 2008 Reply
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    25 Aug 2008 Reply
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