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Black Sabbath - Master Of Reality mp3 album Performer: Black Sabbath
Title: Master Of Reality
Style: Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
Date of release: 1971
Size MP3: 1355 mb
Size FLAC: 1602 mb
Rating: 4.9
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Black Sabbath - Master Of Reality (1971).

Master of Reality is the third studio album by English rock band Black Sabbath, released on 21 July 1971. It is widely regarded as the foundation of doom metal, stoner rock, and sludge metal. It was certified double platinum after having sold over 2 million copies. Master of Reality was Black Sabbath's first and only top 10 album in the US until 13, forty-two years later.

Master of Reality was the first album Black Sabbath spent more than a week recording. The band’s debut was recorded in a single 12-hour day. The follow-up, Paranoid, took less six days. For Master of Reality, the band had a luxurious three months. It was Black Sabbath’s last album to debut in the Top 10 until their reunion album 13, which debuted at No. 1 in 2013. In July 2001, Master of Reality was certified double platinum. Although nobody complained about the length of the album, by today’s standards Master of Reality’s 32-minute running length would be considered a bit concise, especially since two of the songs are instrumentals that clock in at two minutes combined and there were only eight songs on the original pressing.

Black Sabbath (Master of Reality, 1971) - After Forever 05:26. Black Sabbath (Master of Reality, 1971) - Sweet Leaf 05:04. Black Sabbath (Master of Reality, 1971) - Orchid 01:30. Black Sabbath - Master Of Reality 1971 Full Album 34:37. Black Sabbath - Master Of Reality (1971) 34:40. Black Sabbath - Master of Reality (1971) - 06 Lord Of This World 05:25.

However, the ones from Master of Reality were used less often than any of the others. They are The Elegy (with After Forever), Deathmask (with Into the Void), and The Haunting (with Children of the Grave). The original Warner Brothers prints of the album had some strangeness with Deathmask and being an individually labeled track. Depending on which version you got, Deathmask had a running time as high as 3:08, which is arbitrary, as it falls in the middle of vocals in the song  . This is the first Black Sabbath album I ever bought on vinyl. I previously had a cassette of We Sold Our Soul For Rock N Roll, which made me want to hear everything they ever did. I remember seeing the album cover for the first time and just being completely fascinated. This was in August of ’81, I was 13 years old.

Oh, and Black Sabbath came up with Master Of Reality. Birmingham doomsters Black Sabbath started life as Earth in 1968, before changing their name a year later, inspired by an Italian horror movie of the same name. In 1970, they’d recorded and released their first two albums, Black Sabbath and Paranoid. In the process, not only had they become a commercial force, but effectively invented heavy metal as we know it. Black Sabbath were very different to anything around at the time, insists drummer Bill Ward. Master Of Reality was released in July 1971, and immediately became a major success. In the US, not only did the record make it to number eight on the charts, selling half-a-million copies in advance (the album has now sold over two million), but in the UK it reached number five. By comparison, the Paranoid album reached number 12 in the States and number four over here.

Black Sabbath's 'Master of Reality' Album Released 1971. Master of Reality was recorded at Island Studios, in London, during February and April 1971. The album was produced by Rodger Bain, who had also produced Black Sabbath's previous two albums. this is where my metal started. Amazing job black sabbath greetings from Quito-Ecuador.

The shortest album of Black Sabbath's glory years, Master of Reality is also their most sonically influential work. Here Tony Iommi began to experiment with tuning his guitar down three half-steps to C producing a sound that was darker, deeper, and sludgier than anything they'd yet committed to record. This trick was still being copied 25 years later by every metal band looking to push the limits of heaviness, from trendy nu-metallers to Swedish deathsters.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Sweet Leaf
Written-By – Ward*, Butler*, Osbourne*, Iommi*
A2 After Forever
Written-By – Iommi*
A3 Embryo
Written-By – Iommi*
A4 Children Of The Grave
Written-By – Ward*, Butler*, Osbourne*, Iommi*
B1 Orchid
Written-By – Iommi*
B2 Lord Of This World
Written-By – Ward*, Butler*, Osbourne*, Iommi*
B3 Solitude
Written-By – Ward*, Butler*, Osbourne*, Iommi*
B4 Into The Void
Written-By – Ward*, Butler*, Osbourne*, Iommi*

Companies, etc.

  • Distributed By – Phonogram Recordings Pty. Limited

Credits

  • Producer – Rodger Bain

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
6360 050 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(LP, Album, Emb) Vertigo 6360 050 UK 1971
2562-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, Club, RE) Warner Bros. Records Inc. 2562-2 US Unknown
6004, 449803-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) Creative Sounds, Creative Sounds 6004, 449803-2 Europe Unknown
2562-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) Warner Bros. Records 2562-2 US Unknown
CWX-2562 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Warner Bros. Records CWX-2562 Canada Unknown

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Sweet Leaf
Written-By – Ward*, Butler*, Osborne*, Iommi*
5:02
2 After Forever
Written-By – Iommi*
5:25
3 Embryo
Written-By – Iommi*
5:00
4 Children Of The Grave
Written-By – Ward*, Butler*, Osborne*, Iommi*
0:43
5 Orchid
Written-By – Iommi*
1:30
6 Lord Of This World
Written-By – Ward*, Butler*, Osborne*, Iommi*
5:24
7 Solitude
Written-By – Ward*, Butler*, Osborne*, Iommi*
5:02
8 Into The Void
Written-By – Ward*, Butler*, Osborne*, Iommi*
6:12

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Castle Communications PLC
  • Licensed From – Interworld Communications
  • Published By – Westminster Music Ltd.
  • Glass Mastered At – MPO
  • Made By – MPO
  • Produced For – Tony Hall Enterprises

Credits

  • Producer – Roger Bain*

Notes

Published by Westminster Music Ltd: Tracks 1-8 ℗ 1976
Produced for Tony Hall Enterprises
Licensed from Interworld Communications

This compilation © 1986 Castle Communications PLC

Track indexing errors mean that Embryo has a length of 5:00 and Children Of The Grave likewise 0:43.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 017615 619829
  • Matrix / Runout: CLACD 198 MPO 01 @

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
6360 050 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(LP, Album, Emb) Vertigo 6360 050 UK 1971
2562-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, Club, RE) Warner Bros. Records Inc. 2562-2 US Unknown
6004, 449803-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) Creative Sounds, Creative Sounds 6004, 449803-2 Europe Unknown
2562-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) Warner Bros. Records 2562-2 US Unknown
CWX-2562 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Warner Bros. Records CWX-2562 Canada Unknown

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 Sweet Leaf
Written-By – Ward*, Butler*, Osbourne*, Iommi*
2 After Forever
Written-By – Iommi*
3 Embryo
Written-By – Iommi*
4 Children Of The Grave
Written-By – Ward*, Butler*, Osbourne*, Iommi*
5 Orchid
Written-By – Iommi*
6 Lord Of This World
Written-By – Ward*, Butler*, Osbourne*, Iommi*
7 Solitude
Written-By – Ward*, Butler*, Osbourne*, Iommi*
8 Into The Void
Written-By – Ward*, Butler*, Osbourne*, Iommi*

Credits

  • Art Direction – Mike Stanford
  • Design – Bloomsbury Group
  • Photography By [Poster] – Keef
  • Producer – Rodger Bain

Notes

Made in Mexico

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
6360 050 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(LP, Album, Emb) Vertigo 6360 050 UK 1971
2562-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, Club, RE) Warner Bros. Records Inc. 2562-2 US Unknown
6004, 449803-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) Creative Sounds, Creative Sounds 6004, 449803-2 Europe Unknown
2562-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) Warner Bros. Records 2562-2 US Unknown
CWX-2562 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Warner Bros. Records CWX-2562 Canada Unknown

Tracklist

A1 Sweet Leaf
A2 After Forever (Including The Elegy)
A3 Embryo
A4 Children Of The Grave
B1 Orchid
B2 Lord Of This World
B3 Solitude
B4 Into The Void

Credits

  • Producer – Rodger Bain

Notes

just like Black Sabbath - Master Of Reality but with a different layout of what's printed on the cassette and measurements on the reel window instead of below.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
6360 050 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(LP, Album, Emb) Vertigo 6360 050 UK 1971
2562-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, Club, RE) Warner Bros. Records Inc. 2562-2 US Unknown
6004, 449803-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) Creative Sounds, Creative Sounds 6004, 449803-2 Europe Unknown
2562-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) Warner Bros. Records 2562-2 US Unknown
CWX-2562 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Warner Bros. Records CWX-2562 Canada Unknown

Tracklist

A1 Sweet Leaf
A2 After Forever
A3 Embryo
A4 Children Of The Grave
A5 Orchid
B1 Lord Of This World
B2 Solitude
B3 Into The Void

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Record Company – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Record Company – Warner Communications

Notes

Not to be confused with this release, which has a slightly different cassette shell/printing.

Released after 1974 as it has the Warner Communications logo

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
6360 050 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(LP, Album, Emb) Vertigo 6360 050 UK 1971
2562-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, Club, RE) Warner Bros. Records Inc. 2562-2 US Unknown
6004, 449803-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) Creative Sounds, Creative Sounds 6004, 449803-2 Europe Unknown
2562-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) Warner Bros. Records 2562-2 US Unknown
CWX-2562 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Warner Bros. Records CWX-2562 Canada Unknown

Tracklist

A1 Sweet Leaf 5:02
A2 After Forever 5:25
A3 Embryo 0:30
A4 Children Of The Grave 5:15
B1 Orchid 2:00
B2 Lord Of This World 4:55
B3 Solitude 8:08
B4 Into The Void 3:08

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Castle Communications
  • Licensed From – Interworld Communications
  • Pressed By – Sonopress – B-3291
  • Produced For – Tony Hall Enterprises

Credits

  • Art Direction – Mike Stanford
  • Design – Bloomsbury Group
  • Producer – Rodger Bain
  • Written-By – Ward* (tracks: A1, A4, B2 to B4), Butler* (tracks: A1, A4, B2 to B4), Osbourne* (tracks: A1, A4, B2 to B4), Iommi*

Notes

Licensed from Interworld Communications ℗ 1976.
© 1985 Castle Communications, London
Made in West-Germany

Category NEL 6004 on sleeve.
Category NEL 6004-5 on labels.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 013428 080054
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout A side): DM B-3291 A-1/85 S II
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout B side): DM B-3291 B-1/85 S II II

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
6360 050 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(LP, Album, Emb) Vertigo 6360 050 UK 1971
2562-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, Club, RE) Warner Bros. Records Inc. 2562-2 US Unknown
6004, 449803-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) Creative Sounds, Creative Sounds 6004, 449803-2 Europe Unknown
2562-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) Warner Bros. Records 2562-2 US Unknown
CWX-2562 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Warner Bros. Records CWX-2562 Canada Unknown

Tracklist

Original Album 1971
1-1 Sweet Leaf 5:06
1-2 After Forever 5:27
1-3 Embryo 0:28
1-4 Children Of The Grave 5:16
1-5 Orchid 1:31
1-6 Lord Of This World 5:26
1-7 Solitude 5:02
1-8 Into The Void 6:11
Bonus Tracks: Previously Unreleased
2-1 Weevil Woman '71 3:00
2-2 Sweet Leaf (Studio Outtake Featuring Alternative Lyrics) 5:04
2-3 After Forever (Studio Outtake - Instrumental) 5:20
2-4 Children Of The Grave (Studio Outtake Featuring Alternative Lyrics) 4:36
2-5 Children Of The Grave (Studio Outtake - Instrumental) 6:01
2-6 Orchid (Studio Outtake - With Tony Count-In) 1:40
2-7 Lord Of This World (Studio Outtake Featuring Piano & Slide Guitar) 5:37
2-8 Solitude (Studio Outtake - Intro With Alternative Guitar Tuning) 3:45
2-9 Into The Void "Spanish Sid" (Studio Outtake - Alternative Version) 6:24

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.
  • Copyright (c) – Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.
  • Record Company – Universal Music Group International
  • Manufactured By – Universal Music Group International B.V.
  • Distributed By – Universal Music Group International B.V.

Credits

  • Art Direction – Mike Stanford
  • Bass Guitar – Geezer Butler
  • Coordinator [Expanded Edition Co-ordinated By] – Jon Richards, Steve Hammonds
  • Coordinator [Production Co-ordination] – Darren Cain, Darren Owen, Michelle Callaghan
  • Design – Bloomsbury Group
  • Design [Expanded Edition] – Hugh Gilmour
  • Drums – Bill Ward
  • Lead Guitar – Tony Iommi
  • Lead Vocals – Ozzy Osbourne
  • Photography By [Original Poster Photography] – Keef
  • Producer – Rodger Bain
  • Remastered By – Andy Pearce
  • Sleeve Notes [Sleevenotes] – David Wells
  • Transferred By [Original Tape To Digital Reclamation And Transfer] – Tim Hunt
  • Written-By – Ward* (tracks: 1-1, 1-4, 1-6 to 2-2, 2-4, 2-5, 2-7 to 2-9), Butler* (tracks: 1-1, 1-4, 1-6 to 2-2, 2-4, 2-5, 2-7 to 2-9), Osbourne* (tracks: 1-1, 1-4, 1-6 to 2-2, 2-4, 2-5, 2-7 to 2-9), Iommi*

Notes

Original Master Of Reality album released on Vertigo Records (6360 050) 21st July 1971

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 6 02527 01106 6
  • Rights Society: BIEM/SABAM
  • Label Code: LC 6448

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
6360 050 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(LP, Album, Emb) Vertigo 6360 050 UK 1971
2562-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, Club, RE) Warner Bros. Records Inc. 2562-2 US Unknown
6004, 449803-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) Creative Sounds, Creative Sounds 6004, 449803-2 Europe Unknown
2562-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) Warner Bros. Records 2562-2 US Unknown
CWX-2562 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Warner Bros. Records CWX-2562 Canada Unknown

Tracklist

A1 Sweet Leaf 5:00
A2 After Forever 4:45
A3 Embryo 0:30
A4 Children Of The Grave 6:00
B1 Orchid 1:30
B2 Lord Of This World 5:30
B3 Solitude 5:10
B4 Into The Void 6:00

Companies, etc.

  • Produced For – Tony Hall Enterprises
  • Published By – Essex Music International Ltd.
  • Published By – Philips Records
  • Printed By – Carl v. d. Linnepe
  • Lacquer Cut At – Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft Pressing Plant
  • Pressed By – Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft Pressing Plant

Credits

  • Art Direction – Mike Stanford
  • Design – Bloomsbury Group
  • Photography By [Poster] – Keef
  • Producer – Rodger Bain
  • Written-By – Ward* (tracks: A1, A4, B2 to B4), Butler* (tracks: A1, A4, B2 to B4), Osbourne* (tracks: A1, A4, B2 to B4), Iommi*

Notes

Released with a Vertigo ''swirl'' label with inversed colours in an embossed cover.
This version has a BLACK Vertigo label on side B.
The inner sleeve is black and repeats the Category in the top right corner.
A large colour poster was included. It has 6 squares that can be folded. Each square is the size of a LP

Some copies (like this one here) omit track A3 on the label.
Other versions
Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
6360 050 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(LP, Album, Emb) Vertigo 6360 050 UK 1971
2562-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, Club, RE) Warner Bros. Records Inc. 2562-2 US Unknown
6004, 449803-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) Creative Sounds, Creative Sounds 6004, 449803-2 Europe Unknown
2562-2 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(CD, Album, RE, RP) Warner Bros. Records 2562-2 US Unknown
CWX-2562 Black Sabbath Master Of Reality ‎(Cass, Album, RE) Warner Bros. Records CWX-2562 Canada Unknown
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