Never Say Die!
Never say die
Released September 28, 1978
Recorded January – May 1978
Length 45:41
Number of tracks 9
Label Vertigo (UK)
Warner Bros. (US)
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Never Say Die! is the eighth studio album by Black Sabbath. It was recorded at Sound Interchange, Toronto, Ontario and released September 28, 1978. It was the last studio album with the band's original lineup and also the last studio album to feature original vocalist Ozzy Osbourne until 13 in 2013.


  1. Never Say Die!
  2. Johnny Blade
  3. Junior's Eyes
  4. Hard Road
  5. Shock Wave
  6. Air Dance
  7. Over to You
  8. Breakout (Instrumental)
  9. Swinging the Chain


Additional musicians

  • Don Airey: keyboards
  • Jon Elstar: harmonica on "Swinging the Chain"
  • Wil Malone: brass arrangements
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
Never Say Die!
Never Say Die!, Johnny Blade, Junior's Eyes, Hard Road, Shock Wave, Air Dance, Over to You, Breakout, Swinging the Chain