Heaven and Hell

Black Sabbath - Heaven and Hell
Critic Score
Based on 4 reviews
1980 Ratings: #53 / 121
User Score
Based on 136 ratings
1980 Ratings: #26
Liked by 6 people
April 25, 1980 / Release Date
LP / Format
Vertigo / Warner Bros. / Label
Heavy Metal / Genres
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Discography Diaries #5: Black Sabbath
Album #9: Heaven and Hell
Genre: Heavy Metal
Date: 24/08/2020
Time: 2:55 PM

Continuing on with my dive through Black Sabbath's discography let's talk about the bands 9th album, Heaven and Hell. Heaven and Hell is the first album in the bands catalogue that doesn't have Ozzy Osbourne on it, he was kicked out of the band at this stage and he was replaced by Dio of Rainbows fame. The last few Black Sabbath albums haven't had much of direction and they ... read more
Heaven & Hell is the first Black Sabbath record to include Ronnie James Dio as lead vocalist, at the time famous from being the vocalist for Rainbow. Although this isn't the best Sabbath record, it's still a great release from them and Dio certainly shows that he is a capable successor to Osbourne.

This is easily the best release they've had in years. Both instrumentally and vocally, it's clear that everyone involved has so much more motivation to really put effort into their parts. I may ... read more
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Black Sabbath is back and Dio is great on this thing!

Favorite Track: Heaven And Hell
black sabbath? dio? why not both? this album combines both of their strengths to make an amazing album even without their frontman Ozzy
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Year End Lists

#47/Rolling Stone

Track List

  1. Neon Knights
  2. Children of the Sea
  3. Lady Evil
  4. Heaven and Hell
  5. Wishing Well
  6. Die Young
  7. Walk Away
  8. Lonely Is the Word
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Added on: April 7, 2013