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Black Sabbath debut album and 'Paranoid' return to charts

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Black Sabbath's self-titled debut album and follow-up breakout album 'Paranoid' have made a return to the U.S. album charts.

According to an article posted Jan. 24 at Billboard.com, the British metal legends' first two classic 1970's studio albums reentered the Billboard 200, following the release of their full studio album catalog from 1970-1978 digitally on iTunes for the first time in North America.

“Black Sabbath” re-entered at No. 184 with sales of 2,000 (up 229% from previous week), while “Paranoid” re-charted at No. 121 with sales of 3,000 copies (up 183%).

The remastered for iTunes collection, titled 'The Complete Studio Albums 1970-1978,' includes their first eight albums, featuring Sabbath's founding line up of Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward.

Earlier this week, the veteran hard rockers made all eight albums from the set available for streaming at Spotify.

See BlackSabbath's official Facebook page for more details.

Their 2013 comeback album "13" has been nominated for three 2014 Grammys, including: Best Rock Album, as well as Best Rock Song and Best Metal Performance for “God Is Dead, which will be held January 26, 2014 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Did you know? BLACK SABBTH classic 1970 track "War Pigs" has been released in the first TV spot for the new "300" film sequel " Rise Of An Empire."

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