Black Sabbath - Dehumanizer
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Based on 3 reviews
1992 Ratings: #287 / 343
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Based on 45 ratings
1992 Ratings: #75
June 22, 1992 / Release Date
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Dehumanizer shows Ronnie James Dio return on vocals for the first time in eleven years. This is also the final time he appears on a Sabbath record (unless you count The Devil You Know from the band Heaven & Hell as a Sabbath record). I gotta say it, I'm really happy to be hearing Dio again. While I think that Ozzy is the better lyricist, I just love Dio's performance on all of his releases to be far superior to Ozzy's. And while I think this is the weakest written Dio record by far, his ... read more

Behold, one of the weakest Black Sabbath record! While I do really enjoy Dio's performance on this one, the songwriting, at times, is abysmal, while it's instrumentation is nothing new at all.

Color: Blue
FAV TRACKS: Buried Alive, After All (The Dead), Computer God
LEAST FAV: TV Crimes, Master of Insanity, Too Late
I like Dio's Sabbath a lot, but his songwriting was at a career-low here, the themes dont match Sabbath at all, and the whole band sounds way too studio touched here. For all I know they were in different states recording their parts.
Computer God - 70
After All (The Dead) - 70
TV Crimes - 60
Letters from Earth - 70
Master of Insanity - 70
Time Machine - 65
Sins of the Father - 60
Too Late - 70
I - 80
Buried Alive - 70
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Added on: May 14, 2013