Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath were an English rock band, formed in Birmingham in 1968, by guitarist and main songwriter Tony Iommi, drummer Bill Ward, bassist and main lyricist Geezer Butler and singer Ozzy Osbourne. Black Sabbath are often cited as pioneers of heavy metal music. The band helped define the genre with releases such as Black Sabbath, Paranoid, and Master of Reality. The band had multiple line-up changes, with Iommi being the only constant member throughout its history.
Formed in 1968 as the Polka Tulk Blues Band, a blues rock band, the group went through line up changes, renamed themselves as Earth, broke up and reformed. By 1969, they had named themselves Black Sabbath after the film Black Sabbath starring Boris Karloff, and began incorporating occult themes with horror-inspired lyrics and tuned-down guitars. The band's first show as Black Sabbath took place on 30 August 1969, in Workington. Signing to Philips Records in November 1969, they released their first single, "Evil Woman" on Philips' sublabel Fontana Records in January 1970.

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Paranoid (Live at Live Aid, John F. Kennedy Stadium, 13th July 1985)Live Aid (Live, 13th July 1985)3:31
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Who Are You? (2013 Remaster)Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (2009 Remaster)4:11
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Black Sabbath (Live)Reunion7:29
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End Of The Beginning13 (Deluxe Version)8:06
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Children of the Grave (Live) [2008 Remaster]The Rules Of Hell5:25
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After Forever (2014 Remaster)Complete Studio Albums (1970-1978)5:26
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A Hard Road (2014 Remaster)Never Say Die!6:04
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Junior's Eyes (2014 Remaster)Complete Studio Albums (1970-1978)6:42
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Hole in the SkyThe Ultimate Collection4:00
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Symptom of the Universe (2013 Remaster)Sabotage (2009 Remaster)6:29
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