Revealed – what bands were called before they made it big

Black Sabbath: When they first formed, they called themselves The Polka Tulk Blues Band (after a brand of talcum powder Ozzy spotted in his mum's bathroom). This eventually got shortened to Polka Tulk, then switched to Earth (which Ozzy apparently hated). When they realised there was another band called Earth, they went for Black Sabbath (inspired by the 1963 horror film of the same name).

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  • Added: Apr 20, 2011

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