Black Sabbath (studio album) by Black Sabbath
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Black Sabbath bestography
The best album by Black Sabbath is Paranoid which is ranked number 55 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 21,116.
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This album is rated in the top 1% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 83.3/100, a mean average of 82.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 83.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 13.6.
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Classic. One of the first metal albums
Almost perfect first album from one of the greatest heavy metal bands of all time if not the greatest.
innovative. an absence of malice or hate. some good stuff
god what a cool band name, album kicks butt
The birth of metal. Absolutely phenomenal album
Even if you can't take all the Tolkien and Lovecraft seriously, it's really good rock music. These guys could play.
My favorite album by Black Sabbath. Its influence is beyond words.
And Wicked World is a decent track too... great album.
The album that is the true birth of heavy metal. A fantastic debut album on any level. Still defining the sound which was to immortalize them. There cover is 'Evil Woman' is great. As is the mainly instrumental Sleeping Village/Warning. One of there better albums.
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