Released July 28, 1975
Recorded February – March 1975
Length 43:44
Number of tracks 8
Label Vertigo (UK)
Warner Bros. (US)
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Sabotage is the sixth studio album by Black Sabbath, released in July 28, 1975. It was recorded at Morgan Studios, London, England in the midst of litigation with their former manager Patrick Meehan and the stress that resulted from the band's ongoing legal woes infiltrated the recording process, inspiring the album's title. It was co-produced by guitarist Tony Iommi and Mike Butcher.


  1. Hole in the Sky
  2. Don't Start (Too Late) (Instrumental)
  3. Symptom of the Universe
  4. Megalomania
  5. The Thrill of It All
  6. Supertzar (Instrumental)
  7. Am I Going Insane (Radio)
  8. The Writ

Additional Track


Additional Personnel

  • Mike Butcher: co-producer / engineer
  • Robin Black: engineer
  • David Harris: tape operator and saboteur


  • Some versions of Sabotage contain a short hidden track entitled "Blow on a Jug" at the end of "The Writ", recorded at a very low volume.
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
Hole in the Sky, Don't Start (Too Late), Symptom of the Universe, Megalomania, The Thrill of It All, Supertzar, Am I Going Insane (Radio), The Writ