Geezer Butler has signed with Hartke, according to a press release from the bass amplifier company. The Black Sabbath bassist will be utilizing the brand’s new Kilo amps, with which he played through for Metal Masters 3 and the 2012 Download Festival on June 10th.
“It’s a true honor to welcome Geezer to the Hartke family,” states Director of Marketing for Hartke, Mark Menghi. “Not only is he a pioneer of the bass guitar, but his musical contributions have been instrumental in forming the foundation for what the hard rock and metal genres have become today.”
Butler is currently focusing on Black Sabbath, who is working on a reunion tour despite setbacks. Their next performance will be on August 3rd at Lollapalooza in Chicago, Illinois.