Headless Cross
Released April 24, 1989
Recorded August – November 1988
Length 40:24
Number of tracks 8
Label I.R.S.
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Headless Cross is the fourteenth studio album by Black Sabbath. It was recorded at The Soundmill in West Yorkshire, England, and at Woodcray Studios in Berkshire, England, and released on April 24, 1989. It's the second album to feature singer Tony Martin and the first of three to feature the late drummer Cozy Powell, along with Tyr and Forbidden.


  1. The Gates of Hell (Instrumental)
  2. Headless Cross
  3. Devil & Daughter
  4. When Death Calls
  5. Kill in the Spirit World
  6. Call of the Wild
  7. Black Moon
  8. Nightwing

Additional Track


Additional Peformers


  • Sean Lynch: engineer, mixing
  • Jeremy Lewis: post-production equalisation and re-mixing on "Nightwing"
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
Headless Cross
The Gates of Hell, Headless Cross, Devil & Daughter, When Death Calls, Kill in the Spirit World, Call of the Wild, Black Moon, Nightwing