Paranoid has been hailed as the greatest heavy metal album of all time. This was the album that distilled the essence of the doom-laden sound of Black Sabbath and burned the name into the minds of rock fans all over the planet. Featuring ultra rare archive film of Black Sabbath in concert previously unreleased on DVD plus the reflections of Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler, Tony Iommi, Neil Murray and Bobby Rondinelli alongside the views of a leading team of working musicians musicologists and rock journalists this is the definitive review of how the album was made and how the music has stood the test of time.
No one does classic heavy metal quite like Black Sabbath, and in this definitive review of the band's groundbreaking release Paranoid, various musicians, musicologists, and rock journalists come together to discuss the historical impact of the career defining album. Archival footage of Black Sabbath in concert offer live renditions of such classics as "N.I.B.", "War Pigs", and "Fairies Wear Boots", and a look at the making of the album offers greater insight than ever into the creative forces that drove one of the most influential acts in heavy metal history. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi