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Readers’ Poll: The Ten Best Black Sabbath Albums

Picks include ‘Heaven and Hell,’ ‘Master of Reality’ and ‘Paranoid’

Ozzy Osbourne of Black Sabbath performs in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Black Sabbath's early Seventies albums played a huge role in the development of heavy metal, but the band didn't stop there. They carried on through the Eighties, Nineties and 2000s, swapping out band members more often than most NBA teams and continuing to tour at a pretty heavy pace. They were a club act by the late Eighties, but reunion tours with Ronnie James Dio and Ozzy Osbourne brought them back to arenas and giant festival crowds in recent years. They finally released a new album with Ozzy Osbourne earlier this year, and are on tour right now to support it. In typical Black Sabbath fashion, this is yet another new lineup, with Tommy Clufetos playing drums in the place of Bill Ward. Last week, we asked our readers to vote on their favorite Black Sabbath album. Click through to see the results. 


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