Seventh Star

Black Sabbath - Seventh Star
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Based on 2 reviews
1986 Ratings: #68 / 80
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Based on 35 ratings
1986 Ratings: #53
January 28, 1986 / Release Date
LP / Format
Vertigo / Warner Bros. / Label
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Seventh Star is the first and only album to feature Glenn Hughes as the lead vocalist, better known for being the bassist for Deep Purple. I'm not gonna lie, I did like some of what was presented here, but overall I thought this was the groups most generic and least interesting outing yet.

To act like there would be no good moments would be a lie, because there were honestly a few songs that I quite enjoyed. The title track as well as the closer were two really good tracks which proved that ... read more

Tony Iommi fully takes the reins with pure chaos, alluring lyrics, and stellar delivery on "Seventh Star", a surprisingly powerful record to come out of mid-80s Black Sabbath.

Color: White
FAV TRACKS: all except least fav!
LEAST FAV: Heart Like a Wheel
In for the Kill - 70
No Stranger to Love - 75
Turn to Stone - 70
Sphinx (The Guardian) - NR
Seventh Star - 75
Danger Zone - 65
Heart Like a Wheel - 70
Angry Heart - 65
In Memory... - 70
1983 saw the release of Born Again. The only Sabbath album with Ian Gillan (from Deep Purple) on vocals. It wasn’t really well liked at its release, although it has become a sort-of cult classic now. Would you believe me if I told you that there was a similar story with 1986’s Seventh Star? This was the only Sabbath album with Glenn Hughes who was a former member of Deep Purple. Seventh Star was also the first album with Dave Spitz (Bass), Eric Singer (Drums), and Geoff Nicholls ... read more
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Added on: May 14, 2013