Black Sabbath



Rank:
9
2377 fans
Also known as Polka Tulk Blues Company ('68), Earth ('68-'69)

Country: United Kingdom
Label: Universal Music Group

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Formed in: 1968
Broke up: 2006-2011
Disbanded in: 2017

1968-1972 Doom metal
1968-2017 Heavy metal
1968-2017 Hard rock

Line-up

1968-1977  Ozzy Osbourne - vocals
› 1978-1979  -//-
› 1985  -//-
› 1997-2017  -//-
1968-1979  Geezer Butler - bass
› 1980-1985  -//-
› 1987  -//-
› 1990-1994  -//-
› 1997-2017  -//-
1968-2017  Tony Iommi - guitars
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1968-1980  Bill Ward - drums
› 1982-1983  -//-
› 1994  -//-
› 1997-2012  -//-
1977  Dave Walker - vocals
1979  Craig Gruber - bass
1979-1982  Ronnie James Dio - vocals
› 1991-1992  -//-
1979-2004  Geoff Nicholls - keyboards
› 2006  -//-
1980-1982  Vincent "Vinny" Appice - drums
› 1991-1993  -//-
1982-1984  Ian Gillan - vocals
1983-1984  Bev Bevan - drums
› 1987  -//-
1984  Ron Keel - vocals
1984-1985  David Donato - vocals
1985-1986  Glenn Hughes - vocals
1985-1987  David "Dave" Spitz - bass
1985-1987  Eric Singer - drums
1986  Gordon Copley - bass
1986  Bob Daisley - bass
1986-1987  Ray Gillen - vocals
1987  Jo Burt - bass
1987  Terry Chimes - drums
1987-1991  Tony Martin - vocals
› 1993-1997  -//-
1988-1991  Cozy Powell - drums
› 1994-1995  -//-
1989-1991  Neil Murray - bass
› 1994-1995  -//-
1993-1994  Bobby Rondinelli - drums
› 1995  -//-
1997  Michael Bordin - drums
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1973  Rick Wakeman - keyboards
1975-1977  Gerald "Jezz" Woodroffe - keyboards
1978  John Elstar - harmonica
1978  Don Airey - keyboards
› 1978-1979  -//-
1980-1985  Geoff Nicholls - keyboards, bass
› 1990-1992  -//- keyboards
1988-1989  Laurence Cottle - bass
2006  Ronnie James Dio - vocals
2012-2013  Brad Wilk - drums
1992  Rob Halford - vocals
› 2004  -//-
1997  Shannon Larkin - drums
1998  Vincent "Vinny" Appice - drums
2004-2006  Adam Wakeman - keyboards
› 2012-2017  -//-
2012-2017  Tommy Clufetos - drums
1988  Brian May - guitar
1994  Eddie Van Halen - guitar solo
1995  Ice-T - vocals
1997  Dan Royer - drums
1997  Patrik "Pat" Jerksten - drums

Discography

1972 Snowblind [EP] 8.4
1990 Untitled [EP] 6.8
1999 Black Mass [EP] 6.9
2016 The End [EP] 7.4
1969 1969 Demo [Demo] 6
1969 Second Earth Demo [Demo] 7.3
1969 First Black Sabbath Demo [Demo] 10
1970 N.I.B. [Single] 8.8
1970 The Wizard [Single] 8.1
1970 Iron Man [Single] 9
1970 Black Sabbath [Compilation] 9
1970 Evil Woman [Single] 7.1
1970 Paranoid Demo [Demo] 9
1970 Paranoid [Single] 9.1
1971 Sweet Leaf [Single] 9.1
1971 Into The Void [Single] 9.3
1971 After Forever [Single] 8.1
1972 Tomorrow's Dream [Single] 7.8
1972 Paranoid [Single] 10
1973 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath [Single] 8.7
1973 Attention! Black Sabbath! [Compilation] 9.3
1975 Hole In The Sky [Single] 9.2
1975 Attention! Black Sabbath Volume 2 [Compilation] 9.5
1975 We Sold Our Soul For Rock N' Roll [Compilation] 8.9
1976 She's Gone [Single] 6.5
1976 It's Alright [Single] 6.6
1976 Gypsy [Single] 7.3
1976 Back Street Kids [Single] 7.3
1976 Star Gold [Compilation] 8.3
1977 Greatest Hits [Compilation] 8.3
1978 Hard Road [Single] 7.8
1978 Never Say Die [Single] 7.8
1980 Die Young [Single] 9.8
1980 Neon Knights [Single] 9.2
1980 Live At Last [Live] 9
1981 Turn Up The Night [Single] 9.3
1981 Mob Rules [Single] 9.3
1981 Heavy Metal Soundtrack [VA] 10
1982 Live Evil [Live] 8.3
1983 The Best: The Ultimate In Heavy Metal [Compilation] 9.5
1983 Trashed [Single] 8
1985 Between Heaven And Hell [Compilation] 7.8
1986 No Stranger To Love [Single] 6.2
1987 The Shining [Single] 7
1989 Black Moon [Single] 8
1989 Call Of The Wild [Single] 9
1989 Devil And Daughter [Single] 8.7
1989 Headless Cross [Single] 8.7
1989 Smoke On The Water / Paranoid [Single]
1989 Blackest Sabbath/Black Sabbath 1970-1987 [Compilation] 7.7
1990 The Law Maker [Single] 9
1990 Feels Good To Me [Single] 8
1992 TV Crimes [Single] 9.7
1992 Time Machine [Single] 9
1992 The Collection [Compilation] 8.5
1993 The Gallery [Compilation] 9
1994 Back To Eden [Single] 6.5
1994 Iron Man [Compilation] 7.6
1995 Cross Purposes Live [Live] 7.4
1995 Guilty As Hell [Single] 6.8
1995 Get A Grip [Single] 6.7
1995 The Originals [Boxset] 9
1996 Under Wheels Of Confusion [Compilation] 9.3
1996 Best Ballads [Compilation] 8
1996 The Sabbath Stones [Compilation] 7.5
1998 Reunion [Live] 8.5
1998 Psycho Man [Single] 8
1999 Detroit Rock City [VA] 10
2000 The Best Of Black Sabbath [Compilation] 9
2000 The Last Supper [DVD] 8.3
2001 Ozzfest 2001: The Second Millennium [VA] 5.4
2001 The Collection [Compilation] 7.8
2001 Rock Champions [Compilation] 7
2002 Past Lives [Live] 8.4
2002 The Story Of Black Sabbath Volume One [DVD] 8.2
2002 The Story Of Black Sabbath Volume Two [DVD] 7.9
2002 Symptom Of The Universe: The Original Black Sabbath 1970-1978 [Compilation] 8.6
2003 Ozzfest 2003 Summer Sampler [VA]
2003 Never Say Die [DVD] 8.2
2004 Ozzfest 2004 Summer Sampler [VA] 9.3
2004 Undead & Alive [DVD] 8
2004 Black Box [Boxset] 9.3
2006 Greatest Hits (1970-1978) [Compilation] 8.4
2006 Full Metal Garage: Songs That Drove Metallica [VA]
2007 The Devil Cried [Single] 10
2007 The Dio Years Radio Sampler [Compilation] 8.7
2007 The Dio Years [Compilation] 8.8
2007 Black Sabbath: Live At Hammersmith Odeon [Live] 8.5
2008 The Rules Of Hell [Boxset] 8.7
2009 Greatest Hits [Compilation] 8.7
2010 Frantic / Paranoid [Single] 5.9
2010 Paranoid (Classic Albums) [DVD] 8.9
2013 God Is Dead? [Single] 7.8
2013 Live... Gathered In Their Masses [DVD] 8.4
2014 The Complete Albums Box 1970-1978 [Boxset] 7
2016 The Ultimate Collection [Compilation] 9.2
1970 Paranoid 7.9
1970 Iron Man 8.3
1970 Black Sabbath 7.4
1973 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath 7.6
1976 It's Alright 6.8
1978 Never Say Die 7.3
1978 A Hard Road 6.7
1980 Neon Knights 7.5
1980 Die Young 7.7
1983 Trashed 8.4
1983 Zero The Hero
1986 No Stranger To Love 5
1987 The Shining 8.8
1989 Headless Cross 8.3
1990 Feels Good To Me 7
1992 TV Crimes 8.4
1994 The Hand That Rocks The Cradle 7
1995 Get A Grip 6.8
2004 Blue Suede Shoes 7
2013 God Is Dead? 6.6
2013 End Of The Beginning 7
2013 Loner 7

Latest reviews

The problem with making documentaries about various subjects on metal is quite apparent: Metal is such a vast, complex genre which is next to impossible to analyze. Naturally, you're always going to get some pompous asshole journalist with a bloated...   Review by Doc Godin ››
The rather slow (or better mid-tempo), but same time powerful and dark to doom sounding 'Headless Cross' album was recorded with singer Tony Martin. In fact with Ozzy the whole thing is not imaginable, for with his Martin's rather strong...   Review by Pierre Tombale ››

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