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Black Sabbath Albums Ranked

Discussion in 'Old School Metal Discussion' started by IntoTheEndlessVoid, Oct 19, 2015.

  1. Omni

    Omni The Great Annihilator

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    Vol 4
    Master of Reality
    Black Sabbath
    Paranoid
    Sabotage
    Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
    Mob Rules
    Heaven and Hell
    Headless Cross
    Dehumanizer
    Seventh Star
    Born Again
    13
    Tyr
    The Eternal Idol
    Never Say Die!
    Technical Ecstacy
    Cross Purposes
    Forbidden

    Did I miss any?
     
  2. CASSETTEISGOD

    CASSETTEISGOD Active Member

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    That's all of them. It's fukking weird that 13 is ranked 13th in your list.
     
  3. hellinside

    hellinside New Metal Member

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    I'm listening to 13 for the first time and it all seems familiar; did they do a tribute album for their own music like Iron Maiden did with Book Of Souls?
     
  4. Evil Strawberry

    Evil Strawberry New Metal Member

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    1.Master of Reality
    2.Sabotage
    3.Black Sabbath
    4.Sabbath bloody Sabbath
    5.Heaven & Hell
    6.Paranoid
    7.Vol 4
    8.Never Say Die
    9.13
    10.Mob Rules
    11.Born Again
    12.Technical Ecstasy
    13.Dehuminizer
    14.The Devil you Know
    15.Headless Cross
    16.The Eternal Idol
    17.Cross Purposes
    18.Seventh Star
    19.Tyr
    20.Forbidden
    and my ranking \m/
     
  5. Slammed

    Slammed Active Member

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    1. Black Sabbath
    2. Paranoid
    3. Vol 4
    4. Dehumanizer
    5. Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
    6. Heaven And Hell
    7. Master Of Reality
    8. Headless Cross
    9. Technical Ecstasy
    10. Sabotage
    11. Tyr
    12. Born Again
    13. Mob Rules
    14. Never Say Die
    15. 13
    16. The Eternal Idol
    17. Cross Purposes
    18. Forbidden
    19. Seventh Star
     
  6. Iniquity

    Iniquity Member

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    I am going to have to listen to all of the Black Sabbath albums again in order to do this list.
     
  7. Assault_Attack

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    That must be around 13-14 hours of music. Have fun and don't forget play at Volume 11...

    The one thing about Sabbath records is how different each recording sounds up to The Tony Martin era. I always thought that was kinda odd.
     
  8. Iniquity

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    I am listening to the pnes that I can't remember good so I can do the list soon. :kickass::kickass:
     
  9. Iniquity

    Iniquity Member

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    Paranoid
    Black Sabbath
    Master of Reality
    Volume 4
    Heaven and Hell
    Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
    Dehumanizer
    Mob Rules
    Born Again
    Headless Cross
    Sabotage
    Tyr
    The Eternal Idol
    Technical Ecstacy
    Never Say Die
    13
    Cross Purposes
    Forbidden
    Seventh Star
     
  10. Iniquity

    Iniquity Member

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    That was very hard to do. I like every album of Black Sabbath.
     
  11. elohimeth

    elohimeth marțolea

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    doom metallers vs power metallers: the thread
     
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    I haven't heard them all lately, but, these are the top few, IMO

    1. Sabotage
    2. Heaven and Hell
    3. Volume 4
    4. Mob Rules
     
  13. HadesRagnazrath

    HadesRagnazrath IHATEGRUNGE

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    YOU HAVEN'T HEARD THEM ALL?

    What the fuck?

    Solid list for what you have heard though. Check out the rest of the Ozzy era albums.
     
  14. Rishal21

    Rishal21 New Metal Member

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    Of ALL the songs that could have been your trip song, you chose Heaven and Hell?! For gods sakes, there are songs like Planet Caravan, Sweet Leaf, and E5150 that would work better (I don't do drugs, and never have).

    As for my ranking, I'd say that I like some of the Post-Ozzy albums better than the Ozzy albums.

    1. Mob Rules (10/10)
    2. Heaven and Hell (10/10)
    3. Tyr (9.5/10)
    4. Headless Cross (9.5/10)
    5. Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (9/10)
    6. Seventh Star (8.5/10)
    7. Paranoid (8.5/10)
    8. Master of Reality (8/10)
    9. Vol. 4 (8/10)
    10. 13 (8/10)
    11. Cross Purposes (7.5/10)
    12. The Eternal Idol (7.5/10)
    13. Black Sabbath (7/10)
    14. Dehumanizer (6.5/10)
    15. Sabotage (6.5/10)
    16. Born Again (6/10)
    17. Forbidden (6/10)
    18. Technical Ecstasy (5/10)
    19. Never Say Die (4/10)
     
  15. EternalBitchOfSchulinder

    EternalBitchOfSchulinder New Metal Member

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    Vol. 4

    Sabotage
    Master of Reality
    Paranoid
    S/T
    Heaven and Hell
    Mob Rules
    13
    SBS
     
  16. Bryant

    Bryant Mr. Sleepy

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    I respect everyone's opinion, but I must disagree. While I would cringe to the end of the earth if Sabbath had ever done some sort of sappy love song, but they have always done slower paced dark ballads. "Dying For Love" is among the best. Generally speaking, Ronnie Dio was the greatest metal singer ever to live, but Tony Martin could give him a run for his money on that kind of stuff. The music and guitar tone was sometimes bizarre though in the Martin era. They seemed to be stuck between trying to sound modern and classic. Tony made up for it some though. He was an extremely underrated singer.




    Bryant

     
  17. Bloopy

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    Born Again and Seventh Star were only released under Sabbath's name due to pressure from the label, and so the name got dragged on from there. The albums with Martin might as well be a different band. He has an ideal voice for AOR and sounds awkward doing the old Sabbath stuff live. Trent Reznor has done dark ballads too but doesn't necessarily mean he'd be a good fit!

     

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