Born Again
Born again
Released August 7, 1983
Recorded May 1983
Length 41:04
Number of tracks 9
Label Vertigo (UK)
Warner Bros. (US)
Previous Album
Mob Rules
Next Album
Seventh Star

Born Again is the eleventh studio album by Black Sabbath. It was recorded at The Manor Studio in Oxfordshire, England and released on August 7, 1983. It is the only album the band recorded with lead vocalist Ian Gillan, best known for his work with Deep Purple. It was also the last Black Sabbath album to feature original bassist Geezer Butler and original drummer Bill Ward, until they played the studio tracks on their live album Reunion.

While Bill Ward played drums on the album itself, Bev Bevan played drums on the tour in support of the album.


  1. Trashed
  2. Stonehenge
  3. Disturbing the Priest
  4. The Dark
  5. Zero the Hero
  6. Digital Bitch
  7. Born Again
  8. Hot Line
  9. Keep It Warm


Aditional musicians


  • Steve Barrett: art assistant
  • Robin Black: co-producer, engineer
  • Stephen Chase: engineer, assistant engineer
  • Paul Clark: co-ordination
  • Hugh Gilmour: liner notes, design, reissue design, original sleeve design
  • Ross Halfin: photography
  • Steve Joule: artwork, cover design
  • Peter Restey: equipment technician
  • Ray Staff: remastering
  • Chris Walter: photography
Black Sabbath studio albums
Black Sabbath, Paranoid, Master of Reality, Vol. 4, Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, Sabotage, Technical Ecstasy, Never Say Die!, Heaven and Hell, Mob Rules, Born Again, Seventh Star, The Eternal Idol, Headless Cross, Tyr, Dehumanizer, Cross Purposes, Forbidden, 13
Born Again
Trashed, Stonehenge, Disturbing the Priest, The Dark, Zero the Hero, Digital Bitch, Born Again, Hot Line, Keep It Warm