|"Hand of Doom"|
|Song by Black Sabbath|
|from the album Paranoid|
|Released||18 September 1970|
Warner Bros. (US)
|Songwriter(s)||Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler, Bill Ward, Ozzy Osbourne|
The song was conceived after the band had observed a growing number of US soldiers arriving in England from the Vietnam War in the late 1960s with severe drug addictions. The song paints an unflattering picture of hard drug use. The lyrics were written by Geezer Butler while the music is credited to the entire band.
The song has been covered by various bands, including: