Black Sabbath’s First Album Best of All Time

Black Sabbath’s first album in 1970 has been named the Best British Rock Album of all time by Kerrang Magazine. Iron Maiden ranked second in the list with their 1982 album ‘Number of the Beast.’ The notorious Sex Pistols came in third place with their era-defining 1977 disc ‘Nevermind The Bollocks.’
Black Sabbath’s second album, Paranoid also placed on the top 10 chart, at #5. Other albums of note were Sabbath’s Volume 4 at #14 & Ozzy’s “Blizzard of Ozz” (The original, not the 2002 fiasco, I’m sure) at #16, along with Ozzy’s Diary of a Madman (again the original) at #33.
The Top Ten British Rock Albums are:
1. Black Sabbath – ‘Black Sabbath
2. Iron Maiden – ‘Number of the Beast
3. Sex Pistols – ‘Never Mind The Bollocks
4. Led Zeppelin – ‘IV
5. Black Sabbath – ‘Paranoid
6. Muse – ‘Absolution
7. The Clash – ‘London Calling
8. Queen – ‘Sheer Heart Attack
9. Iron Maiden – ‘Iron Maiden
10. Manic Street Preachers – ‘The Holy Bible
Black Sabbath’s first album just passed it’s 35th anniversary (having been released originally on Friday the 13th of February, 1970. If you don’t have this album, you can get some more information on it here, including ordering links to purchase it.