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Live at Hammersmith Odeon

Live at Hammersmith Odeon
Live album by
Released1 May 2007
Recorded31 December 1981 – 2 January 1982
GenreHeavy metal
LabelRhino Handmade
ProducerBlack Sabbath
Black Sabbath live albums chronology
Past Lives
Live at Hammersmith Odeon
Live... Gathered in Their Masses

Live at Hammersmith Odeon is a live album by Black Sabbath recorded at three concerts between 31 December 1981 and 2 January 1982, during the Mob Rules tour. It was released by Rhino Handmade on 1 May 2007 in a limited edition of 5000, which sold out immediately.

The songs "Country Girl" and "Slipping Away" made their debut on an official live release.

The CD was released only as a digipak, featuring a mini reproduction of a tour programme. Although a UK tour programme for the Mob Rules dates was produced, the one included with this release was for the January 1981 UK dates, which were part of the Heaven and Hell tour. The cover photo is also from the earlier tour.

The 2010 two-disc deluxe edition of Mob Rules included Live at Hammersmith Odeon on its second disc.

Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars [1]

Track listing

No.TitleRecording dateLength
1."E5150"2 January 19821:18
2."Neon Knights" (Dio, Iommi, Butler, Bill Ward)2 January 19824:37
3."N.I.B." (Ozzy Osbourne, Iommi, Butler, Ward)1 January 19825:16
4."Children of the Sea" (Dio, Iommi, Butler, Ward)1 January 19826:07
5."Country Girl"1 January 19823:53
6."Black Sabbath" (Osbourne, Iommi, Butler, Ward)31 December 19818:24
7."War Pigs" (Osbourne, Iommi, Butler, Ward)1 January 19827:40
8."Slipping Away"31 December 19813:18
9."Iron Man" (Osbourne, Iommi, Butler, Ward)1 January 19827:04
10."The Mob Rules"31 December 19813:35
11."Heaven and Hell" (Dio, Iommi, Butler, Ward)1 January 198214:24
12."Paranoid" (Osbourne, Iommi, Butler, Ward)31 December 19813:21
13."Voodoo"2 January 19825:45
14."Children of the Grave" (Osbourne, Iommi, Butler, Ward)31 December 19815:05


See also


  1. ^ Prato, Greg. "Black Sabbath: Live at Hammersmith Odeon > Review" at AllMusic. Retrieved 14 September 2011.
  2. ^ Saulnier, Jason (24 March 2012). "Vinny Appice Interview". Music Legends. Retrieved 6 May 2013.

External links

  • Discography Entry from (includes misc. notes, gig breakdown, and serial numbered copies found)