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Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath



8.8 | 1229 votes |
Release date: 1 December 1973
Style: Hard rock, Heavy metal

Owners:

1543 have it
98 want it
2 trade it


01. Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
02. A National Acrobat
03. Fluff
04. Sabbra Cadabra
05. Killing Yourself To Live
06. Who Are You?
07. Looking For Today
08. Spiral Architect

Top 20 albums of 1973: 1
Top 200 albums of all time: 122
Featured In "Getting Into: Black Sabbath"

Line-up
John Michael Osbourne - vocals, synthesizers, handclaps
William Thomas Ward - drums, percussion, timpani, handclaps
Terence Michael Joseph Butler - bass, synthesizers, mellotron, nose flute, handclaps
Anthony Frank "Tony" Iommi - guitars, piano, harpsichord, synthesizers, flute, organ, bagpipes, handclaps

Session musicians
Richard Christopher "Rick" Wakeman - piano, synthesizers

Additional info
Produced by Black Sabbath.
Strings on Spiral Architect by The Phantom Fiddlers, conducted by Will Malone.

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Comments: 39   Visited by: 1229 users
10.09.2020 - 12:53
Rating: 9
metalriff

Literally bumped up my rating from 6 to 10. Took its time to sink in but the tunes are so catchy and singable to that they don't get off your mind. Very fun and interesting album
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10.02.2021 - 12:52
Rating: 8
nonZero

01. Sabbath Bloody Sabbath - 9.5/10
02. A National Acrobat - 9/10
03. Fluff - 8.5/10
04. Sabbra Cadabra - 8/10
05. Killing Yourself To Live - 7.5/10
06. Who Are You? - 8/10
07. Looking For Today - 8/10
08. Spiral Architect - 9/10

Overall: 8.4/10

The most overrated Sabbath album IMO
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10.02.2021 - 13:56
JoHn Doe

Written by nonZero on 10.02.2021 at 12:52


The most overrated Sabbath album IMO


if you say "most overrated" it means several of their albums are overrated, and this one is the most overrated one.

I disagree, this album deserves all the appreciation it gets, it's BS at its most diverse, they tried new things, made an interesting and entertaining album.
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14.03.2021 - 00:19
Rating: 9
majormalfunction

Spiral Architect, Sabbath Bloody Sabbath and Who Are You? are all among their best songs. Love them. One of Sabbaths best record
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04.05.2022 - 12:07
Rating: 10
Jack_Torrance

This is their magnum opus
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14.10.2022 - 13:14
Rating: 9
Dorian75

This is probably their best album. I strongly believe that their first six albums are exquisite each one in a different way but in this album, they approach their more prog and experimental side ever. Almost every single song is full of transitions and enriched with so many diversified elements. Considering that this album comes after all these Mount Rushmore classics such as Black Sabbath, Paranoid, Masters, and Vol4 it makes it almost unreal to maintain such a high level of songwriting and performance. National Acrobat, Killing yourself to live, Sabbra Cadabra, and Spiral Architect are the blueprint for how one single song can have so many different things in a masterful way. Sabbath Bloody Sabbath(song) is one of a kind. Fluff and Who are you just complete the full spectrum of this colorful album. Looking for today is maybe the weakest song but not a filler at all.
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08.06.2023 - 14:56
Rating: 8
F3ynman2000
Nocturnal Bro
Fun fact: this is the album with the most votes that doesn't have a review on MS.
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08.06.2023 - 16:26
Rating: 8
Redel

Written by F3ynman2000 on 08.06.2023 at 14:56

Fun fact: this is the album with the most votes that doesn't have a review on MS.

Fun fact, indeed. When will we see your review on this album?
Btw, rank 2 on this list is also hold by a Sabbath album, the predecessor to this one.
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08.06.2023 - 16:31
Rating: 8
F3ynman2000
Nocturnal Bro
Written by Redel on 08.06.2023 at 16:26

Written by F3ynman2000 on 08.06.2023 at 14:56

Fun fact: this is the album with the most votes that doesn't have a review on MS.

Fun fact, indeed. When will we see your review on this album?
Btw, rank 2 on this list is also hold by a Sabbath album, the predecessor to this one.

Maybe this was partly the reason for the Getting Into: Black Sabbath articles being written
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