Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
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1970 Ratings: #12 / 105
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The Number of the Beast

The opportunity was too good for this 666th review on AOTY.
Black Sabbath, early 70s. Vinyl and audiocassette era.
Let's take advantage of it. Let's press "rewind".

The rain that falls, the wind that moans, the thunder that rumbles and these austere bells that get closer little by little, as if to warn us of something terrible, something irremediable... And then here it is: the riff that kills, thunders us, crushes us to the ground. The bells were not there ... read more
I'm such a metal head! I love bands like Slayer and Iron Maiden! Who else is listening this in 2019?! Fuck all this new Nicki Minaj shit am I right? Kiss my ass if you disagree! This album is my life \m/: The Album
Discography Diaries #5: Black Sabbath
Album #1: Black Sabbath
Genre: Heavy Metal, Hard Rock
Date: 16/08/2020
Time: 1:00 PM

Let's begin! It's time for a brand new saga in the Discography Diaries. I've been meaning to check out this bands catalogue for the longest time but I didn't despite me loving the records that I've heard from them previously and the fact that I even got to see them live on their final tour in 2017, that band of course is Black Sabbath. Often credited as the godfathers of ... read more
Few would call any album other than Black Sabbath's debut the birthplace of heavy metal. Although the album was initially received negatively by critics, you have to imagine any of them would be kicking themselves upon realizing that this debut is consider one of the most influential albums in history. It garnered support commercially regardless of the critical reception, and from there one of the most essential metal groups of all time had the start they needed to be praised fifty years ... read more
It took these guys less than 12 hours in the studio to create a masterpiece that brought heaviness that nobody had heard before, invented Doom Metal, and most probably influenced your favourite band/musician either directly or indirectly. Of course I’m talking about Black Sabbath’s self titled debut! Bring on the doom! From the beyond, “Black Sabbath” introduced a dark, lumbering, dense and heavy sound to the music world with the release of their bludgeoning self-titled ... read more
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Track List

  1. Black Sabbath
  2. The Wizard
  3. Behind the Wall of Sleep
  4. N.I.B.
  5. Evil Woman
  6. Sleeping Village
  7. Warning
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Added on: May 14, 2013