Album

ReleaseArtistFormatTracksCountry/DateLabelCatalog#Barcode
Official
Master of RealityBlack Sabbath12" Vinyl8
  • GB1971-07-21
Vertigo (originally a British rock label; German since 1998)6360 050[none]
Master of RealityBlack Sabbath12" Vinyl8
  • US1971-07-21
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)BS 2562[none]
Master of RealityBlack Sabbath12" Vinyl11
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)BS 2562[none]
Master of RealityBlack Sabbath(unknown)8
Master of RealityBlack Sabbath12" Vinyl8
NEMS (UK label, 1976-1983)NEL 6004[none]
Master of RealityBlack SabbathVinyl8
NEMS (UK label, 1976-1983)NEL 60045013428080054
Master of RealityBlack SabbathCD8
Castle Communications (primary imprint of Castle Communications PLC)CLACD 1985017615619829
Master of RealityBlack SabbathCD9
Castle Communications (primary imprint of Castle Communications PLC)NELCD 60045013428706046
Master of RealityBlack SabbathCD8
  • US1987-05-12
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)2562-2075992725323
Master of RealityBlack SabbathCD8
Creative Sounds Ltd. (US)6004016726600424
Master of RealityBlack SabbathCD9
Creative Sounds Ltd. (US)6004016726600424
Master of RealityBlack SabbathCD8
  • JP1989-03-25
Vertigo (originally a British rock label; German since 1998)23PD-1354988011314629
Master of RealityBlack SabbathCD9
Vertigo (originally a British rock label; German since 1998)832 707-2042283270725
Master of RealityBlack SabbathCD8
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)CD 2562, W2 256277749740837302
Master of RealityBlack SabbathCD8
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)CD 2562075992725323
Master of RealityBlack SabbathCD8
Castle Communications (primary imprint of Castle Communications PLC)CLC 50374010946503721
Master of RealityBlack SabbathCD8
  • JP1996-02-20
Castle Communications (primary imprint of Castle Communications PLC)TECW-201444988004062186
Master of RealityBlack SabbathCD8
  • GB1996-02-26
Essential! Records (division of Castle Communications)ESM CD 3035017615830323
Master of Reality (LP Replica Reissue)Black SabbathCD8
Castle Music (subsidiary of Sanctuary Records Group Ltd.)CMTCD0055050159100521
Master of Reality (Digital Remaster Collection)Black SabbathCD8
  • JP2001-03-07
Victor (Japanese “His Master’s Voice” imprint)VICP-612794988002413294
Master of Reality (Digital Remaster Original Jacket Collection)Black SabbathCD8
  • JP2002-01-30
Victor (Japanese “His Master’s Voice” imprint)VICP-617124988002425495
Master of RealityBlack Sabbath12" Vinyl8
Earmark410018013252540011
Master of RealityBlack Sabbath12" Vinyl8
Earmark41001 P
Master of RealityBlack SabbathCD8
  • XE2004-05-24
Sanctuary MidlineSMRCD0335050749203328
Master of RealityBlack SabbathCD8
Icarus Music (Argentinian Metal label and distributor)ICARUS 2325050749203328
Master of RealityBlack SabbathCD8
Strange Days Records (Japanese reissue label)POCE-10994988005459121
Master of Reality (Deluxe Edition)Black Sabbath2×CD8 + 9
  • XE2009-06-29
Sanctuary Records (UK 1996-present)2701106602527011066
Master of RealityBlack Sabbath2×SHM-CD8 + 9
  • JP2009-08-26
Vertigo (originally a British rock label; German since 1998)UICY-94183/44988005569776
Master of RealityBlack SabbathCD8
Sanctuary Records (UK 1996-present)2730325602527303253
Master of RealityBlack SabbathSHM-SACD8
  • JP2011-08-24
Sanctuary Records (UK 1996-present)UIGY-95034988005669452
Master of RealityBlack SabbathDigital Media8
Rhino (reissue label), Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)[none]
Master of Reality (deluxe edition)Black Sabbath2×12" Vinyl8 + 9
  • CA2016-01-12
  • US2016-01-22
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)2562, R1 552926081227949112
Master of RealityBlack Sabbath2×CD8 + 9
  • US2016-01-22
Rhino (reissue label)R2 552926081227949136
Master of RealityBlack SabbathCD8
  • US2016-08-05
Rhino (reissue label)RR2 2562081227946678
Master of RealityBlack Sabbath12" Vinyl8
  • US2016-08-05
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across), Rhino (reissue label)2562, RR1 2562081227946739
Master of Reality (purple vinyl)Black Sabbath12" Vinyl8
  • XE2021-06-12
Vertigo (originally a British rock label; German since 1998), BMG (imprint of BMG Rights Management, 2008-present)4050538658194, BMGCAT497LP4050538658194
Master of RealityBlack SabbathCD8Creative Sounds Ltd. (US)449803-2036244980327
Master of Reality (club edition)Black SabbathCD8Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across), BMG Direct (BMG’s direct marketing company/club editions)2562-2, D101863[none]
Bootleg
Master of Reality (AudioPhil edition)Black SabbathDigital Media8
  • XW2018-01-19
[no label] (Special purpose label – white labels, self-published releases and other “no label” releases)[none][none]
(unknown)
Master of RealityBlack Sabbath12" Vinyl8
  • US1971-07-21
Warner Bros. Records (1958–2019; “WB” logo, with or without “records” beneath or on banner across)BS 2562

Relationships

associated singles/EPs:Sweet Leaf
included in:Black Box: The Complete Original Black Sabbath (1970–1978)
Cross Box
Master Of Reality / Black Sabbath Vol.4
The Complete 70’s Replica CD Collection: 1970–1978
The Ozzy Years: Complete Albums Box Set
The Vinyl Collection 1970–1978
part of:Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2020 edition (number: 234) (order: 234)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2003 edition (number: 298) (order: 298)
Rolling Stone: 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: 2012 edition (number: 300) (order: 300)
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/master/4844 [info]
reviews:http://www.rollingstone.com/music/albumreviews/master-of-reality-19711125 [info]
other databases:https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/black_sabbath/master_of_reality/ [info]
Allmusic:https://www.allmusic.com/album/mw0000189231 [info]
Wikidata:Q658926 [info]