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Limited Edition ‘Black Sabbath: The Vinyl Collection 1970-1978’ Due in September

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Rhino has announced the release of Black Sabbath: The Vinyl Collection 1970-1978, a nine-LP boxed set that includes 180-gram vinyl pressings of the band's eight studio albums from the era, along with a new mono singles collection.

The studio albums included are Black Sabbath (1970), Paranoid (1971), Master of Reality (1971), Vol 4 (1972), Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1974), Sabotage (1975), Technical Ecstasy (1976) and Never Say Die! (1978).

Also included is a compilation album, Monomania, that features mono versions of key songs from the  Sabbath catalog, including edited versions of "Iron Man," "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath" and a previously unreleased edit of "Into The Void."

Additionally, the set comes with a 7" single featuring "Evil Woman (Don't Play Your Games With Me)" and "Wicked World," as well as reproductions of the original tour books from the era.

Black Sabbath: The Vinyl Collection 1970-1978 is due September 6 in a limited, numbered edition of 3,000 copies. You can pre-order the set here (opens in new tab). 

(Image credit: courtesy of Rhino)

Black Sabbath: The Vinyl Collection 1970-1978

Album Listing:

Black Sabbath (1970), Paranoid (1971), Master of Reality (1971), Vol 4 (1972), Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1974), Sabotage (1975), Technical Ecstasy (1976), Never Say Die! (1978).

Monomania 

Side One

1.   "Evil Woman (Don't Play Your Games With Me)" *

2.   "Wicked World"

3.   "The Wizard"

4.   "Iron Man" (Edited Version)

Side Two

1.   "Paranoid"

2.   "Into The Void" (Edited Version) **

3.   "Sabbath, Bloody Sabbath" (Edited Version)

4.  "It's Alright"

5.   Radio Spot For Black Sabbath 

7" Single (45rpm)

"Evil Woman (Don't Play Your Games With Me)" b/w "Wicked World"

 

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Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.