Thursday, March 6, 2014

Black Sabbath to release Complete Studio Albums (1970-1978) box set

Black Sabbath will release “The Complete Studio Albums (1970-1978)”, an 8-disc box set featuring the band’s 1970s catalog.

The package was released on iTunes in January, and a variation of the set (which also included DVDs) was first issued in 2004.

Due April 15, the box set contains all of the studio albums Black Sabbath recorded for Warner Bros. Records during the 1970s, including its iconic, eponymous debut (1970), the multi-platinum landmark "Paranoid" (1970), the platinum albums "Master Of Reality" (1971), "Vol. 4" (1972), and "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath" (1973), as well as the gold albums "Sabotage" (1975), "Technical Ecstasy" (1976), and "Never Say Die!" (1978).

The package is presented in a clamshell box.

"Black Sabbath: Complete Studio Albums (1970-1978)" features:

* Black Sabbath (1970)
* Paranoid (1970)
* Master Of Reality (1971)
* Vol. 4 (1972)
* Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973)
* Sabotage (1975)
* Technical Ecstasy (1976)
* Never Say Die! (1978)

Black Sabbath return to live action with a series of North American shows on their “13” world tour, starting March 31 in New York.

The trek includes a 3-week Canadian tour that begins April 3 in Halifax, Nova Scotia and wraps April 22 in Edmonton, Alberta; it is followed by a Los Angeles stop at the Hollywood Bowl on April 26.

See also:

Ozzy Osbourne to receive Stevie Ray Vaughan Award
Black Sabbath guitarist selling UK mansion
Original Black Sabbath drummer issues health update
Black Sabbath guitarist reflects on Grammy win
Search Black Sabbath at hennemusic
Search Ozzy Osbourne at hennemusic