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Black Sabbath Releases “Vol. 4” Super Deluxe Edition
New Albums

Black Sabbath Releases “Vol. 4” Super Deluxe Edition

In 1972, rock pioneers Black Sabbath released their fourth album inside of two years, aptly entitled “Vol. 4”. The classic album is now the latest in their catalog to get a “Super Deluxe Edition” with a bevy of unreleased material.

Black Sabbath To Issue “Heaven and Hell” and “Mob Rules” Deluxe Sets
New Albums

Black Sabbath To Issue “Heaven and Hell” and “Mob Rules” Deluxe Sets

Two of Black Sabbath’s first albums with vocalist Ronnie James Dio are getting deluxe reissues this year. “Heaven and Hell” and “Mob Rules” will be released as expanded sets, including bonus tracks of never-released live material.

Geezer Butler’s Solo Discography Rereleased on Vinyl
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Geezer Butler’s Solo Discography Rereleased on Vinyl

Geezer Butler may have started his music career on vinyl with Black Sabbath, but now his solo discography is being released on the medium for the first time.

Geezer Butler and Deadland Ritual: Broken and Bruised
Bass Videos

Geezer Butler and Deadland Ritual: Broken and Bruised

Geezer Butler’s new project Deadland Ritual has just released their first music video for a new song called “Broken and Bruised.” The Black Sabbath bassist’s musical stamp is evident and his snarling bass ties the track together.

Geezer Butler and Deadland Ritual Release Debut Track
News

Geezer Butler and Deadland Ritual Release Debut Track

Geezer Butler recently announced his new band, Deadland Ritual, featuring guitarist Steve Stevens, drummer Matt Sorum, and vocalist Franky Perez. Now, we get to hear the bassist’s first new music since Black Sabbath’s final tour in 2016.

Geezer Butler Announces New Band
News

Geezer Butler Announces New Band

Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler helped to bid farewell to the legendary metal band during their last tour, aptly called “The End.” We’ve been eager to know what he’s been up to, especially since he told Rolling Stone he had over a hundred riffs ready to go. Now we have a clue. Butler announced a new band called Deadland Ritual...

2017 Reader Favorites – #7: Geezer Butler
2017 Reader Favorites

2017 Reader Favorites – #7: 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. 1. Geezer Butler Reveals New Ashdown Engineering Signature Head of Doom Amplifier Geezer Butler shocked fans earlier this year...

Black Sabbath’s Final Concert Documented in “The End”
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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. Available in DVD, CD, and vinyl formats, the emotionally charged concert is packed...

Geezer Butler Reveals New Ashdown Engineering Signature Head of Doom Amplifier
Amps

Geezer Butler Reveals New Ashdown Engineering Signature Head of Doom Amplifier

Geezer Butler shocked fans this weekend 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 with its punch & clarity, it has...

Dunlop Unveils Geezer Butler Cry Baby Wah
Pedals & Effects

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. The pedal is designed to complement the legend’s tone with “massive low end power with a midrange that...

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

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

Today is bass legend Geezer Butler’s birthday, and we’re celebrating 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. He lays down the riffs with a huge, sludgy tone, accenting...

Black Sabbath Albums Reissued on Color Vinyl
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Black Sabbath Albums Reissued on Color Vinyl

If black vinyl albums just aren’t your thing as a Black Sabbath fan, you now have the option of buying limited-edition 180-gram color vinyl versions of the band’s first eight albums. The albums not only feature one of metal’s most influential bassists, Geezer Butler, who also penned most of the band’s lyrics at the time, but also correspond with the...