HAND OF DOOM 1970 - 1978
Collectible Picture Disc Debut Of 8-LP Boxed Set
Limited & Numbered To 4,000 Copies
Exclusive To North America Available August 18
LOS ANGELES – In 1968, Black Sabbath was formed by Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, and Bill Ward. The quartet created a powerful sound that was beyond anything that had been heard before. Throughout the 1970s, the band produced an array of metal classics that set the standard for heavy music and inspired countless generations of fans.
Comprising many of Black Sabbath’s most powerful albums ever produced, HAND OF DOOM features the Complete Original Black Sabbath 1970-1978 collection on picture disc for the first time. The highly collectible set contains the band's self-titled debut (1970), as well as the 4x platinum Paranoid (1970), Master Of Reality (1971), Vol. 4 (1972), Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973), Sabotage (1975), Technical Ecstasy (1976) and Never Say Die! (1978).
HAND OF DOOM 1970 - 1978 will be available August 18 for $249.98 and is limited to 4,000 copies in North America only. The set is exclusive to the Rhino and Warner Music Canada stores.
The boxed set includes each album’s artwork printed on Side A. The self-titled debut, Vol. 4, Technical Ecstasy, and Sabbath Bloody Sabbath feature the original back album artwork on Side B. Paranoid, Master of Reality, and Sabotage features an album-era photo of the band. The collection also includes a large color poster of the band taken in Los Angeles during the summer of 1972 whilst the band were recording Vol. 4.
HAND OF DOOM 1970 - 1978 comprises all of Black Sabbath's most iconic albums throughout the decade, including three albums on Rolling Stone’s list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All-Time.” Starting with their self-titled debut LP (#355) in 1970, which boasts the landmark opening track "Black Sabbath" and "N.I.B." This was followed by their massive breakthrough album Paranoid (#139) in 1971, which featured the classic tracks “Paranoid,” "War Pigs" and "Iron Man." Fans were then treated to Master Of Reality (#234), Vol. 4, Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, Sabotage, Technical Ecstasy, and Never Say Die! - all of which are included in this comprehensive collection. Some of the other standout tracks from these albums include "Snowblind," “Fairies Wear Boots,” "Supernaut," “Children of the Grave,” “"Symptom Of The Universe," and "Hole In The Sky."
BLACK SABBATH: THE VINYL COLLECTION 1970-1978
Black Sabbath (1970)
Master Of Reality (1971)
Vol 4 (1972)
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1974)
Technical Ecstasy (1976)
Never Say Die! (1978)