Matau Records Vinyl Record of the day – "The Wizard" by Black Sabbath

Date Posted:23 November 2015 

Matau Records Vinyl Tune of the Day - "The Wizard" by Black Sabbath


"The Wizard" was released on vinyl as a 7" single in 1970 as a B side to the single Paranoid, and it appeared on Black Sabbath's self-titled debut vinyl LP. The vinyl 7" and vinyl LP were both released on Vertigo Records.

Black Sabbath was a British RockHeavy Metal band formed in Birmingham in 1968, by Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, Ozzy Osbourne, and Bill Ward. Ozzy Osbourne was kicked out of the band in 1979 and Black Sabbath had numerous line-up changes with guitarist Tony Iommi being the only constant.

Black Sabbath's songs dealt with the occut and other dark themes as well as social instability, political corruption, and the horrors of war. They are widely cited as one of the pioneers of Heavy Metal music with their Black Sabbath vinyl album recognised as one of the first Heavy Metal LP's.

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