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 - We Sold Our Soul For Rock 'N' Roll - EX - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £20.00, $25.00, €23.60 (New Item) (arrived 06-May-2022 15:11)
BLACK SABBATH We Sold Our Soul For Rock 'N' Roll (70s UK 17-track double LP, a great compilation album from the pioneering metal band, featuring Paranoid, Changes & Sabbath Bloody Sabbath. The sleeve shows some ring wear scuffing & the vinyl remains in Excellent condition with minimal play NELD101)
- Black Sabbath - Devil And Daughter - UK - 7" vinyl - £12.00, $15.00, €14.16 (New Item) (arrived 19-Apr-2022 14:14)
BLACK SABBATH Devil And Daughter (1989 UK I.R.S. limited edition single-sided 7" single, in 'Special Low Price One Sided Single' picture sleeve. The vinyl and sleeve are in excellent condition EIRS115)
- Black Sabbath - Paranoid - solid - UK - 7" vinyl - £10.00, $12.50, €11.80 (New Item) (arrived 24-Mar-2022 08:50)
BLACK SABBATH Paranoid (Classic 1976 UK solid centre 7" single, also including Snowblind, plain die-cut paper sleeve. The vinyl is clean & grades Excellent with just a few faint paper hairlines not affecting play NES121)
- Black Sabbath - Never Say Die! - 180gm Vinyl - Sealed - UK - vinyl LP - £34.99, $43.74, €41.29 (New Item) (arrived 29-Mar-2022 17:04)
BLACK SABBATH Never Say Die! (2020 UK/EU limited edition 180gram Heavyweight Vinyl LP issue of their original 1978 9-track album which includes the title track and Hard Road. The vinyl is UNPLAYED housed in the sealed & stickeredpicture sleeve)
- Black Sabbath - Technical Ecstasy + Insert - EX - UK - vinyl LP - £55.00, $68.75, €64.90 (New Item) (arrived 05-Apr-2022 16:00)
BLACK SABBATH Technical Ecstasy (1976 UK first issue 8-track LP on the Vertigo 'spaceship' label with 'Mely's' hand scratched in the run-out groove, picture sleeve complete with the rare lyric insert. The sleeve remains off white & in Excellent condition with minor shelfwear, whilst the lyric insert has a little foxing but is otherwise excellent. The vinyl is superb with no spindle wear and hardly any signs of play on the vinyl! A great example)
- Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath - 2nd - VG - wos - UK - vinyl LP - £50.00, $62.50, €59.00 (Back In Stock) (arrived 06-Apr-2022 09:53)
BLACK SABBATH Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973 UK second issue 8-track vinyl LP on the black & silver label with silver 'WWA' label logo, housed in matt gatefold picture sleeve with the inside image going all the way to the outer edges without a border, textured lyric inner. The rear of the sleeve states manufactured and printed in England with no reference to 'Howards Printers' and has 'album concept and design: Pacific Eye & Ear...' credit printed in a bold print on the back. The sleevedisplays just a little light general wear with discolouration/scuffing mainly to edges, the previous owner decided his write his name and address inside, and the vinyl has a few surface scuffs & marks but remains in EX/VG condition WWA005)
- Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath - 2nd + Inner - EX - UK - vinyl LP - £75.00, $93.75, €88.50 (Back In Stock) (arrived 06-Apr-2022 09:58)
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 to 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 - 2nd + Inner - VG - UK - vinyl LP - £60.00, $75.00, €70.80 (New Item) (arrived 06-Apr-2022 10:02)
BLACK SABBATH Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (1973 UK second issue 8-track vinyl LP on the black & silver label with silver 'WWA' label logo, housed in matt gatefold picture sleeve with the inside image going all the way to the outer edges without a border. The rear of the sleeve states manufactured and printed in England with no reference to 'Howards Printers' and has 'album concept and design: Pacific Eye & Ear...' credit printed in a bold print on the back. This copy also contains the original lyric inner that has no tears or seam splits. The sleeve is VG with a small nick in the back opening edge and some general storge wear, whilst the vinyl shows few signs of play. A superb play copy of this fantastic Sabbath album WWA005)
- Black Sabbath - Paranoid - 4th - UK - vinyl LP - £125.00, $156.25, €147.50 (New Item) (arrived 15-Apr-2022 15:12)
BLACK SABBATH Paranoid (Mid 1970s UK 8-track LP on the Vertigo 'Spaceship' label, the second studio album originally released in 1970, front laminated gatefold picture sleeve) See 'More Info' for further details ...
- Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath - 180gm Vinyl - Sealed - UK - vinyl LP - £29.99, $37.49, €35.39 (New Item) (arrived 22-Apr-2022 17:06)
BLACK SABBATH Black Sabbath (2015 UK issue of the classic 1970 7-track LP pressed on Audiophile quality 180gram Heavyweight Vinyl, their eponymous debut studio album including the single Evil Woman. The vinyl is UNPLAYED housed in the sealed gatefold picture sleeve BMGRM053LP)