Tag Archives: Geezer Butler

Metal Power Rankings: The emperor strikes back

Posted by on January 31, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. This week, Marilyn Manson, riding critical and commercial buzz, sits atop […]

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Geezer Butler is doing just fine after arrest

Posted by on January 30, 2015

Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler made his way into bar fight history earlier this week after he was arrested following a disturbance at the Corkscrew Saloon in Death Valley. Butler was charged with misdemeanor assault, public intoxication and vandalism, but it seems like he was only locked up for the night and let go. Yesterday, he took to […]

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Geezer Butler arrested following bar brawl

Posted by on January 28, 2015

Looks like 2015 is off to a rocky start for Geezer Butler. According to TMZ, the Black Sabbath bassist spent the night in jail following a bar fight in Death Valley, CA. Geezer (real name Terence Michael Butler) was reportedly booked at the Inyo County Jail following an altercation at the Corkscrew Saloon on the […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Mob Rules’ by Black Sabbath turns 33 years old

Posted by on November 4, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. This is my favorite album of all time. It’s just a masterpiece. This album is EVERYTHING Heaven and Hell was, but with a TON more fire and energy behind the band. Songs like […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Paranoid’ by Black Sabbath turns 44 years old

Posted by on September 18, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day. This is another legendary album. Again. What can I say about this one? After Sabbath came out with their revolutionary debut, they followed it with one of the most famous albums of all time. Period. “Paranoid,” […]

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Watch some guy cover Black Sabbath with a water bottle bass

Posted by on September 15, 2014

What’s it take to upstage Geezer Butler? Trick question – you can’t. However, some guy came close by fashioning a bass out of a water bottle, a board and two strings, and pulling off a pretty impressive cover of “Iron Man.” According to the description, YouTube user Tychsen81 and his friends made the instrument with […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Born Again’ by Black Sabbath turns 31 years old

Posted by on August 7, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. 31 years ago today, Deep Purple vocalist Ian Gillan replaced Dio, and gave a whole new style to Black Sabbath with the release of  Born Again. This is the first Sabbath album since […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Dehumanizer’ by Black Sabbath came out 22 years ago

Posted by on June 22, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. 22 years ago today, Dio rejoined Black Sabbath to create one of their heaviest albums of all time, Dehumanizer. Dehumanizer is truly one of the most underrated albums of all time in my […]

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Black Sabbath arranges tour travels around Geezer Butler’s love of soccer

Posted by on June 20, 2014

There’s nothing particularly noteworthy of learning of Geezer Butler’s (Black Sabbath) love of football, or soccer for us American folk. However, the steps that this super-fan takes to watch his home country’s team play during the world cup are definitely some next-level type of fandom reports Ultimate-Guitar. In a recent interview with Birmingham Mai (via […]

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Today in Metal: ‘The Devil You Know’ by Heaven and Hell turns five years old

Posted by on April 28, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. Five years ago today, Dio’s final studio album, a reunion with Sabbath was released on April 28th. Sabbath’s reunion with Dio is still Sabbath, even with a new name. And it’s still just […]

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