Heaven and Hell
Released April 25, 1980
Recorded October 1979 – January 1980
Length 39:46
Number of tracks 8
Label Vertigo (UK)
Warner Bros. (US)
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Heaven and Hell is the ninth studio album by Black Sabbath. It was recorded at Criteria Recording Studios, Miami, Florida and released on April 25, 1980. It is the first Black Sabbath album to feature vocalist Ronnie James Dio, who replaced original vocalist Ozzy Osbourne in 1979.


  1. Neon Knights
  2. Children of the Sea
  3. Lady Evil
  4. Heaven and Hell
  5. Wishing Well
  6. Die Young
  7. Walk Away
  8. Lonely Is the Word


Aditional musicians


  • Martin Birch: production and engineer
  • Joe "C" Foglia: Assistant engineer
  • Graham Wright and Mickey Balla: equipment
  • Dan Hersch: remastered (2008 reissue)
  • Lynn Curlee: album cover art Smoking Angels
  • Harry Carmean: back cover illustration
  • Richard Seireeni: art direction


  • The late bassist Craig Gruber claimed to have played bass on this album.
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
Heaven and Hell
Neon Knights, Children of the Sea, Lady Evil, Heaven and Hell, Die Young, Walk Away, Lonely Is the Word