Black Sabbath ‘The Vinyl Collection 1970-1978′ Available Now From Rhino
Limited Edition, Nine-LP Set Brings Together The Rock And Roll Hall Of Famers’ First Eight Studio Albums Plus A New Mono Singles Collection
Rhino’s new collection includes 180-gram vinyl pressings of the band’s eight studio albums from the era, along with a new mono singles collection. The set also comes with a 7” single featuring “Evil Woman (Don’t Play Your Games With Me)” and “Wicked World,” a single that wasn’t originally released in North America. Also included in the set are reproductions of the original tour books from this era. The set will be produced in a limited, numbered edition of 3,000 copies.
The collection brings together some of the most powerful metal albums ever recorded, including the band’s eponymous debut (1970); the multi-platinum landmark Paranoid (1970); the platinum albums Master Of Reality (1971), Vol. 4 (1972), and Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973); the gold-certified Sabotage (1975); plus Technical Ecstasy (1976) and Never Say Die! (1978)
THE VINYL COLLECTION 1970-1978 also comes with Monomania, a new compilation of mono versions for several key songs from the Black Sabbath canon, including edited versions of “Iron Man,” “Sabbath Bloody Sabbath” and a previously unreleased edit of “Into The Void.” In addition to mono versions of studio tracks, Monomania also features a radio ad released in 1970 to promote Black Sabbath.