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List Rules Black Sabbath studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release. No solo works.

Black Sabbath is not only one of the greatest metal bands of all time, but also boasts one of the greatest singers and best guitarists as well. That makes listing the best Black Sabbath albums of all time quite hard. This Black Sabbath discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Black Sabbath albums can be found at the top of the list.

To make it easy for you, we haven't included Black Sabbath singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. Also, you won't find any solo work from Ozzy, Tony, or Geezer on this list,  If you think the greatest Black Sabbath album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Black Sabbath album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular. If you're a fan of Black Sabbath, you'll also want to check out the best albums of Slayer as well.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Black Sabbath album of all time?" or "What are the top Black Sabbath albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The list you're viewing has a variety of albums, like Black Sabbath and Heaven and Hell, in it.
Paranoid is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Black Sabbath Albums List, Ranked Discography
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Artist: Black Sabbath

Release Date: 1970

Tracks: Paranoid, Iron Man, Rat Salad, War Pigs / Luke's Wall, Electric Funeral, + more

Label: Warner Bros. Records

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Hard rock, Doom metal

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#1 on The Top Metal Albums of All Time

#3 on The Best Sophomore Albums of All Time

#4 on The Greatest Guitar Rock Albums of All Time

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Master of Reality is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Black Sabbath Albums List, Ranked Discography
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Master of Reality


Artist: Black Sabbath

Release Date: 1971

Producer: Rodger Bain

Tracks: Embryo, After Forever, Orchid, Into the Void, Children of the Grave, + more

Length (mins): 00:34:31

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Hard rock, Doom metal, Stoner rock

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#15 on The Top Metal Albums of All Time

#49 on The Greatest Guitar Rock Albums of All Time

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Black Sabbath Vol. 4 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Black Sabbath Albums List, Ranked Discography
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Black Sabbath Vol. 4


Artist: Black Sabbath

Release Date: 1972

Tracks: Wheels of Confusion, Under the Sun / Every Day Comes and Goes, Cornucopia, Changes, Snowblind, + more

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Hard rock, Sludge metal, Doom metal

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#25 on The Top Metal Albums of All Time

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Black Sabbath is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Black Sabbath Albums List, Ranked Discography
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Black Sabbath


Artist: Black Sabbath

Release Date: 1970

Tracks: Evil Woman, Don't Play Your Games With Me, N.I.B., Behind the Wall of Sleep, Warning, + more

Length (mins): 00:38:16

Genres (Music): Heavy metal, Blues-rock, Hard rock

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#73 on The Greatest Albums of All Time

#8 on The Top Metal Albums of All Time

#3 on The Best Debut Albums of All Time, Ranked

#19 on The Best Halloween Songs

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