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Also known as Polka Tulk Blues Company ('68), Earth ('68-'69)

Country: United Kingdom
Label: Universal Music Group

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Formed in: 1968

1968- Heavy metal
1968- Hard rock
1968-1972 Doom metal

Line-up

Current members:
1968-  Anthony Frank "Tony" Iommi - guitars
1968-1977  John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne - vocals, harmonica (1968-1970)
› 1978-1979  -//- vocals
› 1985  -//-
› 1997-  -//-
1968-1979  Terence Michael Joseph "Geezer" Butler - bass
› 1980-1985  -//-
› 1987  -//-
› 1990-1994  -//-
› 1997-  -//-
Former musicians:
1968-1980  William Thomas "Bill" Ward - drums, vocals (76, 78)
› 1982-1983  -//- drums
› 1994  -//-
› 1997-2012  -//-
1977  Dave Walker - vocals
1979  Craig Gruber - bass
1979-1982  Ronald James "Ronnie Dio" Padavona - vocals
› 1991-1992  -//-
1979-2004  Geoff Nicholls - keyboards
› 2006  -//-
1980-1982  Vincent "Vinny" Appice - drums
› 1991-1993  -//-
1982-1984  Ian Gillan - vocals
1983-1984  Bev Bevan - drums
› 1987  -//-
1984  Ron Keel - vocals
1984-1985  David Donato - vocals
1985-1986  Glenn Hughes - vocals
1985-1987  Dave "The Beast" Spitz - bass
1985-1987  Eric Singer - drums
1986  Gordon Copley - bass
1986  Bob Daisley - bass
1986-1987  Ray Gillen - vocals
1987  Jo Burt - bass
1987  Terry Chimes - drums
1987-1991  Tony Martin Harford - vocals
› 1993-1997  -//-
1988-1991  Cozy Powell - drums
› 1994-1995  -//-
1989-1991  Neil Murray - bass
› 1994-1995  -//-
1993-1994  Bobby Rondinelli - drums
› 1995  -//-
1997  Michael "Puffy" Bordin - drums
Studio musicians:
1973  Rick Wakeman - keyboards
1975-1977  Gerald "Jezz" Woodroffe - keyboards
1978  John Elstar - harmonica
1978  Donald "Don" Airey - keyboards
› 1978-1979  -//-
1980-1985  Geoff Nicholls - keyboards, bass
› 1990-1992  -//- keyboards
1988-1989  Laurence Cottle - bass
2006  Ronald James "Ronnie Dio" Padavona - vocals
2012-  Brad Wilk - drums
Live musicians:
1992  Robert John Arthur "Rob" Halford - vocals
› 2004  -//-
1997  Shannon Larkin - drums
1998  Vincent "Vinny" Appice - drums
2004-2006  Adam Wakeman - keyboards
› 2012-  -//-
2012-  Tommy Clufetos - drums
Guest musicians:
1988  Brian May - guitar
1994  Edward Lodewijk "Eddie" Van Halen - guitar solo
1995  Tracy "Ice-T" Marrow - vocals
1997  Dan Royer - drums
1997  Patrik "Pat Power" Jerksten - drums

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

1970 | 9 Black Sabbath
1970 | 9.1 Paranoid
1971 | 8.9 Master Of Reality
1972 | 8.8 Snowblind [EP]
1972 | 8.4 Black Sabbath Vol. 4
1973 | 8.8 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
1975 | 8.3 Sabotage
1976 | 6.9 Technical Ecstasy
1978 | 6.8 Never Say Die
1980 | 8.9 Heaven And Hell
1981 | 8.6 Mob Rules
1983 | 7.2 Born Again
1986 | 6.6 Seventh Star
1987 | 7.3 The Eternal Idol
1989 | 8 Headless Cross
1990 | 7.3 Untitled [EP]
1990 | 7.6 Tyr
1992 | 8.1 Dehumanizer
1994 | 7.4 Cross Purposes
1995 | 6.2 Forbidden
1999 | 6.9 Black Mass [EP]
2007 | 8.7 The Dio Years [EP]
2013 | 8.1 13
 
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News / Concerts / Interviews

News
27.01.2014 Black Sabbath - Win Grammy For Best Metal Performance
15.11.2013 Black Sabbath - Extend Tour Into 2014
18.10.2013 Black Sabbath - Release Live Video
03.10.2013 Black Sabbath - More DVD Details, New Teaser
14.09.2013 Black Sabbath - Releasing New DVD In November
10.06.2013 Black Sabbath - New Video Released
 
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Concerts
16.04.2014 CAN, Winnipeg, MB (1)
18.04.2014 CAN, Saskatoon, SK
20.04.2014 CAN, Calgary, AB
22.04.2014 CAN, Edmonton, AB
26.04.2014 USA, Los Angeles, CA (1)
29.05.2014 UAE, Abu Dhabi
01.06.2014 RUS, Moscow
03.06.2014 RUS, St. Petersburg
06.06.2014 SWE, Sölvesborg - Sweden Rock Festival 2014
08.06.2014 GER, Berlin
11.06.2014 POL, Łódź - Impact Festival 2014 (1)
15.06.2014 AUT, Nickelsdrof - Nova Rock Festival 2014 - 10th Anniversary (5)
13.06.2014 GER, Munich
18.06.2014 ITA, Bologna (1)
22.06.2014 FRA, Clisson - Hellfest Open Air 2014 (37)
20.06.2014 SUI, Zurich
25.06.2014 GER, Stuttgart
27.06.2014 GER, Essen
29.06.2014 BEL, Dessel - Graspop Metal Meeting 2014 (12)

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