Black Sabbath will release The Ten Year War, a limited edition vinyl boxset on 29th September via BMG.
The release brings together eight Ozzy Osbourne fronted albums plus a host of rarities, all housed within exclusive artwork created by renowned street artist, graphic designer and activist Shepard Fairey.
The 8 vinyl LPs have been reproduced in their original sleeves, re-mastered by renowned mastering engineer Andy Pearce from the original tapes and pressed on 180 gram splatter-coloured vinyl, each LP with unique and individual colouring.
The albums included in the boxset are:
- Black Sabbath
- Master of Reality (including original fold-out colour poster)
- Vol. 4
- Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
- Technical Ecstasy
- Never Say Die!
The release also includes 2 x rare 7” singles, reproduced in their original sleeves: Japanese version of Evil Woman (Don’t Play Your Games With Me)/Black Sabbath. Chilean version of Paranoid/The Wizard (only 100 copies of the original radio promo were pressed).
A crucifix shaped Black Sabbath USB stick is exclusive to the release, which can be worn round the neck and contains MQA high definition audio of the first eight Black Sabbath albums.
The Ten Year War brochure included has been reproduced from the original publication.
Hardback book, featuring accolades from the cream of rock royalty, coupled with official and candid iconic photography of the band during their 1970s tours, recording sessions and photo-shoots.
Each boxset is individually numbered and also contains a reproduced version of the Tenth Anniversary World Tour 1978 Official Programme and a reprinted tour poster from the 1972 Seattle Centre Arena show.