Released: August 1970

Back when heavy metal could make the Top 5 in the UK, Sabbath's 'Paranoid' cemented itself in the national psyche and became an anthem Ozzy Osbourne's never quite been able to shake off. With good reason: Ozzy's on fine - albeit incomprehensible - form, Tony Iommi sets the riff to 'bludgeon' and Geezer Butler and Bill Ward keep that rhythm section galloping. Heads down, everyone.

 
 
 
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