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  • Performer: Black Sabbath
  • Title: The Best Of Black Sabbath
  • Genre: Rock
  • Country: UK
  • Released: 2000
  • Style: Doom Metal, Heavy Metal
  • MP3 album: 1605 mb
  • FLAC album: 1115 mb
  • Rating: 4.9/5
  • Votes: 806
Black Sabbath - The Best Of Black Sabbath album FLAC

Black Sabbath are the forefathers of heavy metal, says Rick Rubin, the producer of the band’s most recent album 13. They may well be the heaviest band of all time. And I don’t know of a more influential band other than The Beatles. The best Sabbath albums made during Ozzy Osbourne’s long absence featured the man who replaced Ozzy after he was fired in 1979 – Ronnie James Dio. And every Sabbath album, from 1970 to 2013, has been shaped by Tony Iommi – the band’s sole ever-present, and the undisputed master of the heavy metal riff. Sabbath are gearing up for impeding retirement with an appearance at the Download festival, though their influence has carried across generations, through era-defining bands such as Judas Priest, Metallica, Slayer, Guns N’ Roses, Pantera, Soundgarden and Queens Of The Stone Age.

The Best of Black Sabbath is a double CD compilation album by Black Sabbath released in 2000 on the Sanctuary Records label. Its 32 songs are presented chronologically from the band's first 11 albums, spanning the years 1970 to 1983. Black Sabbath's classic six-album run, from 1970s debut Black Sabbath through 1975's Sabotage is celebrated with three to six songs from each album

Best Black Sabbath album to have ever been recorded! Best lineup of Black Sabbath, by far: Ozzy Osbourne - vocals Tony Iommi - guitar Geezer Butler - bass Bill Ward - drums. Black Sabbath is the beggining of a new era with songs like black sabbath (the tritone makes the song sound really doomy and scary) NIB with that amazing distorted bass solo (bassically) the wizard with a wah wah riff mixed with an amazing harmonica perfomance by ozzy, warning and evil woman are amazingly permormed covers with amazing solos and wicked world the name.

The 15th Sabbath album doesn’t sound much like Sabbath at all. The riffs are conventional mainstream metal: it would have sounded perfectly of its time five years earlier, but by 1990 – with Ozzy Osbourne-era Sabbath being exhumed by grunge and stoner bands – something more like the band of 20 years before might have hit home a lot harder. 15. The Eternal Idol (1987). It’s no Master of Reality, but it was the best Sabbath album since the early 80s. 11. Born Again (1983). According to Sabbath mythology, Born Again should have been smothered at birth. On a Black Sabbath record! – but without sacrificing intensity. From the cover – some sort of satanic ritual in bed – through the title track, to Killing Yourself to Live, Sabbath Bloody Sabbath helped codify metal and extend its boundaries.

Black Sabbath's classic 1970s output has been repackaged countless times over the years, but undoubtedly one of the best collections to surface is the aptly titled Best of Black Sabbath on Sanctuary. Comprised of 32 tracks on a pair of discs, Best Of focuses primarily on the "Ozzy years," but does include a small sampling of the short-lived Ronnie James Dio and Ian Gillan eras.

The original lineup of Black Sabbath was on its last legs when they went into the studio to cut Never Say Die! in early 1978. It was their eighth album in as many years and they were simply tapped out, not to mention terribly hobbled by cocaine and alcohol abuse. The Ramones opened for them on their last tour, and the band started to realize their sound was a little passé. He was clearly the best man for the job, and in 1983 they entered the studio to cut Born Again. This extremely brief period of Black Sabbath has been mocked for years. All that said, Born Again is far from a musical disaster. The fusion of Deep Purple and Black Sabbath yielded some very nice songs. Check out "Zero the Hero" for proof.

Black Sabbath - The Best Of Black Sabbath NEW 2 x CD Condition: Brand New. Time left: 6m 55s. Ships to: Worldwide. Black Sabbath best tracks. Include tracks from compilation albums Exclude tracks from compilation albums The same track can appear on multiple albums, so excluding tracks from compilation albums helps to remove duplicates from this list.

No wonder Black Sabbath have built such a loyal fan base over the years. We explore the group's metallic creations, occasional experiments, comebacks and collapses (and comebacks once again), amid numerous lineup changes and legendary musicians in Black Sabbath Albums Ranked Worst to Best. Top 50 Classic Heavy Metal Albums. Filed Under: Black Sabbath. Categories: Galleries, Original Features, Worst to Best.

Here are the best Black Sabbath songs, as voted on by fans like you. The records of the English rock band Black Sabbath all but created the standard for heavy metal. Ozzy Osboune's wail, Tony Iommi's leaden riffs, and Bill Ward and Geezer Butler's swing were a potent metal cauldron that inspired thousands of would be headbangers. This list sets out to create the ultimate playlist of one of metal's most revered bands. Formed in Birmingham in 1968, Black Sabbath were originally a blues rock band before they adopted occult themes and becoming the heavy metal band fans all know and love today. Selling over 70 million records worldwide, Black Sabbath have won two Grammy Awards for Best Metal Performance and were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006.

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1-1 Black Sabbath 6:19
1-2 The Wizard 4:23
1-3 N.I.B. 6:05
1-4 Evil Woman (Don't Play Your Games With Me)
Written-By – Wiegand*
1-5 Wicked World 4:44
1-6 War Pigs 7:56
1-7 Paranoid 2:49
1-8 Planet Caravan 4:26
1-9 Iron Man 5:56
1-10 Electric Funeral 4:47
1-11 Fairies Wear Boots 6:13
1-12 Sweet Leaf 5:04
1-13 Embryo 0:28
1-14 Children Of The Grave 5:16
1-15 Lords Of This World 5:26
1-16 Into The Void 6:10
2-1 Tomorrow's Dream 3:08
2-2 Supernaut 4:43
2-3 Snowblind 5:27
2-4 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath 5:44
2-5 KIlling Yourself To Live 5:39
2-6 Spiral Architect 5:30
2-7 Hole In The Sky 3:59
2-8 Don't Start (Too Late) 0:48
2-9 Symptom Of The Universe 6:30
2-10 Am I Going Insane (Radio) 4:16
2-11 Dirty Women 7:10
2-12 Never Say Die 3:48
2-13 Hard Road 6:03
2-14 Heaven And Hell 6:53
2-15 Turn Up The Night
Written-By – Dio*
2-16 The Dark / Zero The Hero 5:44

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Castle Music Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Castle Music Ltd.
  • Made By – Universal M & L, UK


  • Liner Notes – Hugh Gilmour
  • Photography By [Band] – Barry Plummer
  • Photography By [Front Cover; Photonica] – Ian Beesle*
  • Written-By – Ward* (tracks: 1-01 to 1-03, 1-05 to 1-12, 1-14 to 2-03, 2-11 to 2-13), Black Sabbath (tracks: 2-04 to 2-10, 2-14, 2-16), Butler* (tracks: 1-01 to 1-03, 1-05 to 1-12, 1-14 to 2-03, 2-11 to 2-13, 2-15), Osbourne* (tracks: 1-01 to 1-03, 1-05 to 1-12, 1-14 to 2-03, 2-11 to 2-13), Iommi* (tracks: 1-01 to 1-03, 1-05 to 2-03, 2-11 to 2-13, 2-15)


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This Compilation Ⓟ 2000 Castle Music Ltd Ⓒ 2000 Castle Music Ltd

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (String): 5026389414523
  • Barcode (Text): 5 026389 414523
  • Label Code: LC 6448
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 1): RAWDD145/1 08 5
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 1 ): IFPI L135
  • Mould SID Code (CD 1 ): IFPI 0409
  • Other (CD 1, in the mould.): MADE IN THE UK BY DISCTRONICS
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 2 ): RAWDD145/2 04 6
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 2 ): IFPI L136
  • Mould SID Code (CD 2 ): IFPI 04D2
  • Other (CD2, in the mould.): MADE IN THE UK BY UNIVERSAL M&L

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
RAWDD 145, RAWDD145 Black Sabbath The Best Of Black Sabbath ‎(2xCD, Comp, RM, Sli) Raw Power, Castle Music, Sanctuary Records, Metal-is Records, Raw Power, Castle Music, Sanctuary Records, Metal-is Records RAWDD 145, RAWDD145 UK 2000
RAWPR145 Black Sabbath The Best Of Black Sabbath ‎(CD, Comp, Ltd, Num, Promo) Raw Power RAWPR145 UK 2000
SANDD367 Black Sabbath The Best Of Black Sabbath ‎(2xCD, Comp) Sanctuary Records SANDD367 UK 2005
4107007-2 Black Sabbath The Best Of Black Sabbath ‎(2xCD, Comp, RM, Sli) Abril Music, Castle Music, Metal-is Records 4107007-2 Brazil 2000
RAWDD145 Black Sabbath The Best Of Black Sabbath ‎(2xCD, Comp, RM) Metal-is Records, Sanctuary Records RAWDD145 Australia 2000


A1 Paranoid 2:45
A2 Evil Woman 3:21
A3 Changes 4:39
A4 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath 5:42
A5 War Pigs 7:51
B1 Embryo 0:28
B2 Children Of The Grave 5:16
B3 Am I Going Insane (Radio) 4:17
B4 Fairies Wear Boots 6:13
B5 N.I.B. 5:20

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Festival Records Pty. Ltd.
  • Distributed By – Festival Records Pty. Ltd.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Nems Records Ltd.


℗ year is 1976 but catalog number would suggest later release = 1979.

First catalog number appears on labels, second on the cover.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
L36905, L 36905 Black Sabbath The Best Of Black Sabbath ‎(LP, Album, Comp) NEMS, NEMS L36905, L 36905 Australia Unknown

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