Black Sabbath are the undisputed godfathers of heavy metal. The towering riffs of Tony Iommi set the band apart from many of the blues rock based bands of their time, while Ozzy Osbourne’s unique vocals added an extra layer of darkness Geezer Butlers looming bass and Bill Ward’s death march drumming.
They are one still one of the most collectable metal bands out there, with new fans being made daily who are looking to track down rare vinyl and memorabilia. You can see just a small selection of the highlights we currently have in stock below, as well as watch a video on some of the items we have had. You can browse our full catalogue at eil.com.
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BLACK SABBATH Sabotage (Archive quality rare 1975 UK first issue 8-track vinyl LP with ‘Nems Records & Tapes’ logo and catalogue number ‘9119 001’, textured picture sleeve with the same catalogue number on the spine & the back. The sleeve & vinyl are Near Mint – an outstanding one owner copy with no need to upgrade!).
BLACK SABBATH Vol. 4 (Rare 1972 UK first press 10-track LP on the small ‘swirl’ label without ‘Made In England’ text, matt gatefold picture sleeve with integral four page colour photo booklet, ‘VO Price Code’ lettering on reverse and no track times inside. By 1972 the swirl inner was no longer being used, instead a poly lined white sleeve was used printed with ‘Plastic Bags Can Be Dangerous’, this example includes the correct inner and is dated ‘0872’. The sleeve on this copy has minimal wear with just very light edge scuffing, the labels have just a couple of light spindle marks however the vinyl shows very little signs of play. This is by far one the best example we have seen in a long time, a really oustanding copy of this almost fifty year old pressing).
BLACK SABBATH The Best Of Black Sabbath (Rare 1971 Japanese-only 8-track ‘swirl’ label LP compilation, housed in a superb & unique textured gatefold picture sleeve with integral four-page booklet featuring a colour picture of the band, English lyrics & Japanese biographical details. The heavy duty sleeve is Excellent with a little faint natural foxing inside & by the spine & the vinyl is nice & clean & in Excellent condition with minimal play – a really nice example of this rare pressing! FD-94).
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- Black Sabbath - Never Say Die! - EX - UK - vinyl LP - £35.00, $49.35, €40.60 (New Item) (arrived 15-May-2021 13:19)
BLACK SABBATH Never Say Die! (1978 UK Vertigo 'spaceship' label 9-track LP, fully laminated picture sleeve with illustrated credits inner. The inner sleeve shows a little foxing while the outer sleeve has a 2" hairline split in the top edge but otherwise remains in Excellent condition whilst the all-important vinyl is Excellent with few signs of play)
- Black Sabbath - Hard Road - Purple Vinyl - UK - 7" vinyl - £15.00, $21.15, €17.40 (New Item) (arrived 11-May-2021 08:15)
BLACK SABBATH Hard Road (1978 UK limited edition solid centre 7" single pressed on Purple Vinyl, also including Symptom Of The Universe mispelt as 'Sympton', Phonogram group die-cut paper sleeve. The vinyl grades EX/EX- with a few light paper scuffs to show play SAB002)
- Black Sabbath - Technical Ecstasy - UK - vinyl LP - £15.00, $21.15, €17.40 (New Item) (arrived 04-May-2021 17:11)
BLACK SABBATH Technical Ecstasy (1983 UK issue of the 1976 8-track vinyl LP, picture sleeve. The sleeve shows just a little light shelfwear and the vinyl remains in great condition with few signs of play PRICE40)
- Black Sabbath - Vol. 4 + Integral Booklet - EX - UK - vinyl LP - £30.00, $42.30, €34.80 (New Item) (arrived 05-May-2021 10:08)
BLACK SABBATH Vol. 4 (1976 UK Nems issue of the 1972 10-track LP, housed in a matte gatefold picture sleeve printed with the Nems logo in the bottom left corner and 4-page integral booklet in the middle. The sleeve shows minimal shelfwear whilst the vinyl shows only light signs of play NEL6005)
- Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath - 2nd + Inner - EX - UK - vinyl LP - £75.00, $105.75, €87.00 (New Item) (arrived 05-May-2021 10:20)
BLACK SABBATH Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973 UK second issue 8-track vinyl LP with silver label logo, complete with textured lyric inner, gatefold picture sleeve with the inside image going all the way to the outer edges without a border & the rear stating 'Manufactured and printed in England' with no reference to 'Howards Printers'. This issue is identicle ro the first, but has 'Album concept and design: Pacific Eye & Ear...' credit in bold on the reverse of the sleeve WWA005) See'More Info' ...
- Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath - French - vinyl LP - £25.00, $35.25, €29.00 (New Item) (arrived 06-May-2021 17:09)
BLACK SABBATH Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1980 French issue of the 1973 8-track vinyl LP, including the classic title track and synth heavy 'Sabbra Cadabra' starring Rick Wakeman, glossy gatefold picture sleeve. The sleeve shows just a little light shelfwear with minor discolouration inside the gatefold and the vinyl remains in superb condition with few signs of play NEL6017)
- Black Sabbath - Paranoid - UK - picture disc LP - £40.00, $56.40, €46.40 (New Item) (arrived 06-May-2021 17:12)
BLACK SABBATH Paranoid (Rare 1983 UK limited edition Picture Disc issue of the classic 1970 8-track LP, clear PVC sleeve NEP6003)
- Black Sabbath - Tyr - UK - vinyl LP - £85.00, $119.85, €98.60 (New Item) (arrived 07-May-2021 14:47)
BLACK SABBATH Tyr (Rare 1990 UK first issue 9-track vinyl LP with A1/B1 matrices, the fifteenth album from the british group featuring Cozy Powell on drums and Tony Martin on vocals, glossy picture sleeve with lyric inner. The sleeve shows a little wear to the corners with a residual sticker mark on rear and the vinyl has a few light scuff marks, especially on Side 1. A great example of this hard to find 90s pressing EIRSA1038)
- Black Sabbath - Paranoid - Inj - UK - 7" vinyl - £10.00, $14.10, €11.60 (New Item) (arrived 09-May-2021 13:49)
BLACK SABBATH Paranoid (Mid 70s UK issue of the classic 7" single from 1970 on an injection moulded Vertigo label, also featuring the b-side 'The Wizard', Phonogram company die-cut sleeve. The vinyl is Excellent [small number annotation on b-side] with a few faint paper hairlines not affecting play)
- Black Sabbath - Never Say Die - UK - 7" vinyl - £6.99, $9.86, €8.11 (New Item) (arrived 12-May-2021 12:20)
BLACK SABBATH Never Say Die (1978 UK injection moulded 7" vinyl single, also including She's Gone. Issued in a Phonogram company die-cut paper sleeve, the vinyl remains in excellent condition SAB001)