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Watch Black Sabbath Close Their Final Show with "Paranoid"

(Image credit: Eagle Vision)

Black Sabbath recently announced The End, a concert film and live album documenting their final show at the Genting Arena in the band's hometown of Birmingham. Now—in this preview of the film—you can watch the metal legends dramatically end their final show with one of their most iconic songs, "Paranoid."

“Because it was Birmingham, it was a special night for us,” guitarist Tony Iommi said of the show. “It was great to look out and know that all these people have come to see us. What a great feeling. There’s nothing like it."

“It will never be ‘The End’ for me," added bassist Geezer Butler. "I’ll always be a part of Sabbath, and Sabbath will always be a part of me."

The End—which also features The Angelic Sessions, the band's final studio recordings—will be released via Eagle Vision on November 17 on DVD+CD, Blu-ray+CD, double CD, triple 180gm vinyl and a limited deluxe collector’s edition.

Preorder The Endhere, and watch the band's ferocious performance of "Paranoid," below.

Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at guitarworld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.