Headless Cross is the 14th studio album by English heavy metal band Black Sabbath. Released on 24 April , it was the group's second album to feature singer Tony Martin and the first of three to feature drummer Cozy Powell , along with Tyr and Forbidden. Records in after an eighteen-year deal and after Vertigo Records had also dropped them. He met Miles Copeland , who owned I. Records at the time. Copeland told him: "You know how to write albums, you know what people want. You do it and I'm fine with it.