Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
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1970 Ratings: #12 / 116
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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


He's just standing there... What's he doin'?


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


Over the past few weeks, I have slowly been listening to every single Black Sabbath album. This is the first of many reviews of those albums. Most aren’t going to be half as in-depth as this.

Black Sabbath’s debut still stands as some of their best work. Here's what I have to say for each song.

Black Sabbath: Right out the gate, the album kicks off with one of my favorite songs from the band. Everything about that song is menacing and paints a terrifying picture. I ... read more


One of the better Heavy Metal albums with some of Black Sabbath's best tracks to date.


Really solid debiut filled with majestic riffs, passionate vocals and solid production

1) Black Sabbath 9/10
2) The Wizard 8/10
3) Behind the Wall of Sleep 8.5/10
4) N.I.B. 9.5/10
5) Evil Woman 8.5/10
6) Sleeping Village 8/10
7) Warning 10/10
8) Wicked World 9/10

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Added on: May 14, 2013