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Black Sabbath - Heaven And Hell

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Release date: 25 April 1980
Style: Heavy metal, Hard rock


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Disc I
01. Neon Knights
02. Children Of The Sea
03. Lady Evil
04. Heaven And Hell
05. Wishing Well
06. Die Young
07. Walk Away
08. Lonely Is The Word

Disc II [2010 deluxe edition bonus]
01. Children Of The Sea [live]
02. Heaven And Hell [live]
03. Lady Evil [edited version]
04. Neon Knights [live]
05. Children Of The Sea [live]
06. Heaven And Hell [live]
07. Die Young [live]

Top 20 albums of 1980: 1
Top 200 albums of all time: 26

Ronald James "Ronnie Dio" Padavona - vocals
Anthony Frank "Tony" Iommi - guitars
William Thomas "Bill" Ward - drums
Terence Michael Joseph "Geezer" Butler - bass

Session musicians
Geoff Nicholls - keyboards

Additional info
The album was remastered and rereleased in 2010 as a 2 disc Deluxe Edition.

Guest review by
The year is 1979, Black Sabbath returned from touring in support of Never Say Die!. Tony Iommi was unhappy with Ozzy Osbourne and he decided to fire him from band. Ronnie James Dio left Rainbow in 1979 due to creative differences. Sharon Arden suggested Dio to Iommi and he officially joined the band. They started to work on a new album, which will become some of the most essential ''reading'' for every metalhead on the world.

published 16.06.2012 | Comments (15)

The album, the name, and the last band Ronnie toured with. This album turned 30 years old last month, which is surely testament to the timeless quality of this true heavy metal classic. There's no better time than now to blast it out one more time.

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29.01.2018 - 07:21
Rating: 9

Never appreciated this album when I was in my teens, but listening to it now, it's amazing. Children Of The Sea is such a great song.
25.02.2018 - 22:06
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Slowly changing my mind on this album.
25.04.2020 - 15:53
This absolute masterpiece of heavy metal turns 40 today. Timeless and essential in any metalhead's collection; in dictionaries they could have its cover art to portray the word "classic".
25.04.2020 - 16:04
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Tage Westerlund
Written by nikarg on 25.04.2020 at 15:53

This absolute masterpiece of heavy metal turns 40 today. Timeless and essential in any metalhead's collection; in dictionaries they could have its cover art to portray the word "classic".

IMO musically it has higher value as latest few whit Ozzy , if there would be thing as true HM, I would add to Dio era BS such thing as true HM. I love all 3 his works in BS
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25.04.2020 - 16:43
Rating: 10
Cynic Metalhead
Nasha Vich Paisa
Written by nikarg on 25.04.2020 at 15:53

Timeless and essential in any metalhead's collection

So fucking true.

Already swung 3-4 times during my home from work sessions today. As a matter of fact, concentrated more on this than on my reports.

This is one of the best rum we can ever have.
02.04.2021 - 21:39
Rating: 10
A Nice Guy
I remember first listening to this thinking, this does not sound typical Black Sabbath to me, I was pleasantly surprised tho, sounded like one of Dio's very own solo albums, he brought new life and direction to Sabbath, and it's proven to be one of their finest albums, every song is enjoyable and Dio's vocals are on top form. The title track is probably the best title track to an album I've ever heard, and Children of the Sea defenitly deserves a mention too. Tbh I like every song on the album.
20.04.2021 - 14:32
Rating: 9

Every song is a classic
15.07.2021 - 20:22
Rating: 9
Nocturnal Bro
Different from Sabbath's early doom metal, this album has a lot of energy (Neon Knights), emotion (Heaven and Hell), and also softer moments (Lonely is the Word). Every song is fantastic - the pinnacle of Dio's magic; a great balance of the emotion of Rainbow, the riffs of Black Sabbath, and the energetic and operatic voice of the one and only Dio!

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