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Best black sabbath album?

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Jure the second, Jul 23, 2003.


  1. I have decided to see what Black Sabbath is all about. Could you guys recommend me which album is worth listening/buying?

    Thanks

    Jure
     
  2. Macron69

    Macron69

    Mar 24, 2000
    Puerto Rico
    You only need the first five albums
    Black Sabbath , Paranoid, Masters of Reality, Vol.4 and Sabbath Bloody Sabbath. The last two ozzy albums are also good, as well as the Dio ones. But try those five first.

    Enjoy Sabbath, man. :bassist:
     
  3. I think you have to include Sabotage in that list. Its as good as all the ones you mentioned. A true Sabbath classic.
     
  4. Macron69

    Macron69

    Mar 24, 2000
    Puerto Rico
    hey, you're right, how could i forget about that one?
     
  5. yeah, I've been a Sabbath fan for a while, but I for some reason I didn't pick up Sabotage until about 6 months ago. Its been in my CD player pretty consistently for these past 6 months.
     
  6. Funkster

    Funkster

    Apr 6, 2000
    Wormtown, MA
    My favorite 6 Sabbath albums all with different singers.
    Mob Rules: DIO
    Heaven and Hell: DIO
    Eternal Idol: Ian Gillian
    Headless Cross: Tony Martin
    Technical Ecstasy: OZZY
    Volume 4: OZZY
     
  7. Paranoid.
     
  8. Paranoid blew me away when it first came out. Very Heavy. Good place to start.
     
  9. Finger Blister

    Finger Blister

    Jul 8, 2003
    Paranoid.

    Every songs a keeper.

    Dio sucks.
    His totally asinine 'real-life' personality bleeds over and obscures whatever talent he may have.
     
  10. Macron69

    Macron69

    Mar 24, 2000
    Puerto Rico
    Yeah, Paranoid is probably the best way to start. But don't limit our friend to just one record. When i first got into sabbath. i started with one record, then the next months i devoured the rest of the Ozzy ones. I hope his experience ends up like mine, or the lot of us.

    For me Sabbath was not only fun, but a learning experience. :oops:
     
  11. bill h

    bill h

    Aug 31, 2002
    small town MN