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Tag Archives: Geezer Butler

Black Sabbath members unveil ‘Black Sabbath Bridge’ and bench in Birmingham

Posted by on June 26, 2019

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery have launched a new exhibition today (26th) called Black Sabbath 50 Years, which will run through September 29th (purchase tickets here). The exhibition presented by Home of Metal, celebrates the band’s legendary career from the perspective of their fans as it will feature historical photos, memorabilia, personal stories, a photography […]

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Deadland Ritual (Black Sabbath/Guns N’ Roses) announce European Tour

Posted by on January 28, 2019

Deadland Ritual, the new project featuring Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler (bass), Billy Idol/Vince Neil guitarist Steve Stevens, Guns N’ Roses/ Velvet Revolver drummer Matt Sorum and Apocalyptica frontman Franky Perez have announced their first European tour. The trek is scheduled to kick off on June 4th in Copenhagen, DK and will run through June 21-23rd […]

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Watch Metallica, Foo Fighters, Melvins, etc. perform at ‘I Am The Highway: A Tribute to Chris Cornell’ concert

Posted by on January 17, 2019

While Mike Patton had to sit out, last night (16th) the Chris Cornell Tribute happened as a diverse set of artists appeared at the LA Forum. The I Am The Highway: A Tribute To Chris Cornell event featured numerous musicians including the remaining members of Soundgarden as well as Metallica, Melvins, and Foo Fighters. Other […]

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Deadland Ritual (Black Sabbath, ex-Guns N’ Roses, etc.) premiere “Down In Flames” music video

Posted by on December 10, 2018

Last week, we were excited to hear about Deadland Ritual, the new project featuring Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler, ex-Guns N’ Roses/Velvet Revolver drummer Matt Sorum, Billy Idol guitarist Steve Stevens, and Apocalyptica/ex-Scars on Broadway vocalist Franky Perez. While we only saw a brief introduction, today (10th), the group has unveiled the music video for […]

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Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler forms new band Deadland Ritual

Posted by on December 4, 2018

Deadland Ritual is currently scheduled to perform next year’s Hellfest on June 22nd. The group are also set to play on the main stage. However, who are they? The supergroup has officially revealed their identity yesterday (3rd) via social media as the band features former Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler, ex-Guns N’ Roses/Velvet Revolver drummer […]

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Here’s the last song of Black Sabbath’s career

Posted by on February 4, 2017

If suddenly, it seems like the world just got significantly less metal, you’re right. Black Sabbath earlier tonight played the final show of their tour, and what’s being billed as the last one of their career, where it all began, in Birmingham back in 1968. Just after the show ended, they posted footage of “Paranoid,” […]

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Geezer Butler says his life will be empty without Black Sabbath

Posted by on November 10, 2016

This weekend, Black Sabbath will play their last-ever show in America in San Antonio. After that, they’ve got 15 more shows that will find them playing South America before closing out their career in 2017 with a show in Ireland and a handful of shows in the UK. While Ozzy has announced that he’s working […]

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Album anniversary: Black Sabbath, ‘Masters of Reality’ turns 45

Posted by on July 21, 2016

White it’s roots have been around for years, heavy metal as we know it has existed for 46 years now. It was ushered in on February 15th, 1970 with the release of Black Sabbath’s self-titled LP. And while many bands take years (or if you’re Tool, decades) to release follow-up albums, on this day in […]

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Geezer Butler admits that he used to be a cutter

Posted by on May 18, 2016

Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler is one of the most confident bassists ever. His nimble fingers know their way around a fretboard, and he plays just as hard as Tony Iommi, making the bass a s prominent an instrument as the guitar. However, in an interview with Classic Rock magazine, Butler admits that he wasn’t always […]

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Criminally Slept-On: Black Sabbath (The Other Guys)

Posted by on February 25, 2016

In Criminally Slept-On, Schuler Benson takes a look at some of the most underrated tracks from his favorite prolific bands’ back catalogs. Black Sabbath became particularly relevant to me in the late 90’s. My dad had already introduced me to their Ozzy-era music when I was younger, so by the time the Reunion double live […]

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