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Black Sabbath / The End

Black Sabbath call time on their career by releasing their last show

The End is a celebration of Black Sabbath’s final hometown concert at Birmingham’s Genting Arena on 4th February, 2017. This farewell show is out in November in six physical formats, including a five-disc deluxe box set.

The deluxe box set features The End on DVD and blu-ray (both all region), double CD and something called ‘The Angelic Sessions’ on CD which is a bonus ‘intimate’ live session recorded at Angelic Studios days after their final live performance. You also get a 32-page perfect bound book, a metal pin-badge, replica tour laminate and three plectrums. It all comes in a lift-off lid box. If you want to know what all that looks like, check out the image below (click to enlarge).

All visual formats apparently feature footage of the Angelic Sessions, but if you opt for the Blu-ray+CD combo edition it looks like the CD is also the Angelic Sessions, not a ‘highlights’ disc of the show, as you might expect. There is also a CD+DVD version.

You can simply buy standalone blu-ray or DVD and there is also a two-CD edition and 3LP vinyl, which obviously just feature the audio.

The End will be released on 17 November 2017.

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1 Black Sabbath (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
2 Fairies Wear Boots (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
3 Medley: Under The Sun / Every Day Comes And Goes (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
4 After Forever (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
5 Into The Void (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
6 Snowblind (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
7 Volume Introductions (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
8 War Pigs (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
9 Behind The Wall Of Sleep (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
10 Medley: Bassically / NIB (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
11 Hand Of Doom (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
12 Medley: Supernaut / Sabbath Bloody Sabbath / Megalomania (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
13 Medley: Rat Salad / Drum Solo (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
14 Iron Man (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
15 Dirty Women (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
16 Children Of The Grave (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
17 Crowd Cheering (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
18 Paranoid (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)

Plus:

The Wizard (Live From Angelic Studios, United Kingdom / 2017)
Wicked World (Live From Angelic Studios, United Kingdom / 2017)
Sweet Leaf (Live From Angelic Studios, United Kingdom / 2017)
Tomorrow’s Dream (Live From Angelic Studios, United Kingdom / 2017)
Changes (Live From Angelic Studios, United Kingdom / 2017)

CD 1 – The End
1 Black Sabbath (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
2 Fairies Wear Boots (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
3 Under The Sun / Every Day Comes And Goes (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017 / CD Edit / Medley)
4 After Forever (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017 / CD Edit)
5 Into The Void (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
6 Snowblind (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
7 Volume Introductions (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
8 War Pigs (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
9 Behind The Wall Of Sleep (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
10 Bassically / NIB (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017 / Medley)

CD 2 – The End
1 Hand Of Doom (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
2 Supernaut / Sabbath Bloody Sabbath / Megalomania (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017 / Medley)
3 Rat Salad / Drum Solo (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017 / Medley)
4 Iron Man (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)
5 Dirty Women (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017 / CD Edit)
6 Children Of The Grave (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017 / CD Edit)
7 Paranoid (Live From The Genting Arena, Birmingham / 2017)

CD 3 – Angelic Sessions (box set and blu-ray+CD combo only)
1 The Wizard (Live From Angelic Studios, United Kingdom / 2017)
2 Wicked World (Live From Angelic Studios, United Kingdom / 2017)
3 Sweet Leaf (Live From Angelic Studios, United Kingdom / 2017)
4 Tomorrow’s Dream (Live From Angelic Studios, United Kingdom / 2017)
5 Changes (Live From Angelic Studios, United Kingdom / 2017)

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Adam

Already ordered, I was at the last gig and it was utterly magical, a night I will happily relive again and again.

I was also lucky enough to snag a gold edition of the ‘Ten Year War’ box set. The vinyls are great, but the outer box is a disappointment. On one side it’s bubbling slightly, and is just paper over cardboard, not a patch on the Queen outer box.

Joe Embleton

There is yet another version of this, the U.S. is getting a coloured vinyl version. Currently available through Sound Stage Direct and other U.S. distributors. https://www.soundstagedirect.com/black-sabbath-the-end-vinyl-records.shtml

HOWEVER, (..and I’m sorry but this is just going too far)

Pledge has got the item available with multiple added extras and bundles. Black Sabbath The End Socks anyone? No takers? How about a scarf? Coffin shaped back patch? I feel dizzy
https://www.pledgemusic.com/projects/black-sabbath-the-end

I was at the gig and feel compelled to own both the SDE box set and vinyl. Will probably even spring for the U.S,. coloured vinyl… however you can keep the socks and scarf and I’ll keep the additional £20. (They had better not throw an RSD edition next year or I will explode)

Marco

I know this is a big issue, but I would have liked for the very last concert at least one tribute to Dio, playing maybe Heaven And Hell or Neon Knights. I know that the Ozzy configuration of Sabbath never did this, acting like the band didn’t record anything after 1978 (and Ozzy and Ronnie were never good friends), but I think for just once they could do it. I’m not asking something from the Gillan, Hughes or Martin era (although with Tony they did some fine album), but Heaven & Hell is a classic.

Paul Wren

Hats off to them for pricing the triple vinyl LP set at a reasonable £30.

Musicmacca

Hi Paul
I haven’t seen any mention yet of the Ten year war box set due imminently that encompasses the 70’s vinyl Sabbath catalogue.
Already going for silly prices on eBay , Discogs etc.
Do you have any information?
Thanks

Bobbyjean

It’s available on the ten year war website at£199 . Limited to 3500.I got mine 3 days after ordering it and it’s absolutely the best designed box set ever .it’s jaw dropping when you see the vinyls

LMTR14

they could’ve dug out some more interesting tracks for their last tour. if I had seen them before (I hadn’t), I would’ve been disappointed by that Vienna show. short as hell too, barely 90 minutes!

smorrissey

More money grab, but i’m tempted to get this…this and the david gilmour last boxset.

Gareth

No Bill Ward…No Black Sabbath

LostTurntable

Bill Ward had two heart attacks recently, and the other members of the band were concerned about his health and his ability to play. They didn’t want Bill to play full sets, and he refused.

I guess what you’re saying is that you would’ve preferred Bill Ward kill himself on stage or play lousy shows, instead of the band doing its best with another drummer to give fans around the world what they want.

Nick Lees

Does the video intersperse interviews with the music as per the cinematic version is said to do?

Robert Perry

Does the 3 LP set come with a download code?

Bruce

I’ll probably buy this but it really is unfortunate that they did not reunite with Bill Ward for the final gig. His unique drumming was an essential ingredient in the classic Sabbath albums and he deserves to be recognized for his significant contributions, regardless of the issues between him and the other members at this point.

Michel Kempes

Tony explains in the movie why Bill isn’t there anymore…..

Bruce

I’m well aware of all of the various reasons given by Tony and the others as to why Bill wasn’t on the 13 album and wasn’t touring with them, I just wish they could have made it happen for the last show. Bill has had his health issues but at the very least he could have handled a few songs at the final concert, if not the entire gig.

John

Bill could have taken a page from Gene Simmons’ playbook, and offered to hand deliver the 5 disc version for $2000.

Not Available

The cover art is awful.

Mad Earwig

Agreed, A very low budget mix of logo circa ‘Master Of Reality’ and icon from ‘Never Say Die’ and yes, disappointing cover art.

Judging book by the cover is seen as erroneous but you’d have thought more effort would have been spent on what is their final event.

Bobbyjean

This looks good to me.it’s a bit expensive thou

Tom of FIN

Why the CD+DVD is not listed there as an opt, Paul? That Angelic studio sessions with extra songs is also on that combo CD, not only in Bluray combo.

That DVD combo is promised at least to US and dollar paying markets, although not – at least yet – listed by Amazon for pound and euro prices (amazon.de). market.https://www.amazon.com/Black-Sabbath-End-DVD-CD/dp/B075MYT4D2/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&qid=1508481843&sr=8-1&keywords=sabbath+end+dvd+cd&linkCode=ll1&tag=superdeluxeed-20&linkId=a35c3a73b1cefa81f7732156c2666375