Headless Cross

Black Sabbath - Headless Cross
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
1989 Ratings: #122 / 135
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Based on 37 ratings
1989 Ratings: #49
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April 24, 1989 / Release Date
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I don't have much to say about this Black Sabbath album. While still utilizing a dark tone, as well as their other albums, the bleak and flat nature of the production on "Headless Cross" is nothing to applaud. Give a slight sneer, and you're good to go with this one.

Color: Green
FAV TRACKS: When Death Calls, Nightwing
LEAST FAV: Kill In The Spirit World, Call of the Wild
This is probably the most underrated and overlooked project I've heard from Black Sabbath thus far.

Headless Cross is the second Black Sabbath record to feature Tony Martin on vocals. I have to say, he impressed me so much more here than he did on The Eternal Idol. While I did praise him on that album for being one of the better Sabbath vocalists, I think that it's this album that proves that he could actually rival the more famous singers of the group. His performance on songs like Black Moon ... read more
The Gates Of Hell - NR
Headless Cross - 70
Devil and Daughter - 65
When Death Calls - 60
Kill in the Spirit World - 60
Call of the Wild - 60
Black Moon - 65
Nightwing - 70
The Eternal Idol was somewhat well-liked when it was released and it developed a pretty sizeable following that stands by the album as one of their best. 1989’s Headless Cross didn’t quite develop the same following that its predecessor did, but it was still well-received. None of that really matters though because the actual popularity of the band was sinking faster and faster. The lineup changes were becoming more and more common with this album having a new drummer and bassist. ... read more
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Added on: May 14, 2013