The masters of British metal rock, they mutated from the blues to genre-defining sonic mayhem with key discs like their self-titled debut, Paranoid, Master Of Reality and the comeback classic 13.
From kit-bludgeoning belters to dependable backbeat-riders and technically gifted geniuses, these are the best drummers the world has ever known.
The legendary frontman said it was "bittersweet" playing the band's final show in Birmingham without their original drummer.
The exhibition will run from 22 June until 29 September at the Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery.
The new bench will be placed on the renamed Black Sabbath Bridge on the city's Broad Street.
The exhibition features portraits from the Home Of Metal Black Sabbath fan archive and memorabilia sourced directly from the band members.
Former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward has been forced to cancel shows with his new band Day Of Errors due to heart-related health issues
Black Sabbath have shared footage of their classic song Paranoid from their forthcoming in-concert DVD The End filmed at their final show in Birmingham
Legendary Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler and Dunlop have collaborated to create the signature Geezer Butler Cry Baby Bass Wah Pedal
Of all genres of music, Heavy Metal is the black sheep of the family, quietly burning steady, strong & eternally bright, away from the mainstream glare.