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2017 Reader Favorites – #7: Geezer Butler

Editor’s Note: At the end of each year, we tally up all the article and video views on No Treble to come up with a list of the top 10 most popular bassists. This is entirely based on readership, not on opinions, polls, or anything else. Just having some fun.

Geezer Butler

Geezer Butler made the news with some new gear: an Ashdown signature head and a Dunlop signature Cry Baby Wah. Both stories generated a lot of visits.

We also featured an isolated track of “Sweet Leaf”, which was another major hit.

Geezer Butler Reveals New Ashdown Engineering Signature Head of Doom Amplifier

1. Geezer Butler Reveals New Ashdown Engineering Signature Head of Doom Amplifier

Geezer Butler shocked fans earlier this year when he shared the news of his new signature amp from Ashdown. The Black Sabbath legend posted a promo shot of his new Head of Doom while writing, “This amp is the closest I have found to emulate the old school sound I had in the 70s…”

Black Sabbath: Sweet Leaf (Geezer Butler’s Isolated Bass)

2. Black Sabbath: Sweet Leaf (Geezer Butler’s Isolated Bass)

Bass legend Geezer Butler turned 68 years old on July 17th, and we’re celebrated with a killer isolated bass track from one of my favorite Black Sabbath songs: “Sweet Leaf.” It’s the opening track from 1971 album, Master of Reality, and besides being a heavy song, it’s a great example of Butler’s style…

Dunlop Unveils Geezer Butler Cry Baby Wah

3. Dunlop Unveils Geezer Butler Cry Baby Wah

Black Sabbath may have played their final tour this year, but Geezer Butler‘s tone will continue to inspire generations of bassists. Now Dunlop has introduced the Geezer Butler Cry Baby Wah, which is the company’s first ever signature Cry Baby Bass Wah…

Black Sabbath’s Final Concert Documented in “The End”

4. Black Sabbath’s Final Concert Documented in “The End”

Black Sabbath ended their career on a high note in Birmingham earlier this year in a tour they aptly called The End. Now the band’s final concert – featuring original members Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, and Geezer Butler – is available to fans who couldn’t be there…