Black Sabbath new album details
2012-10-18 by Voivod STAFF | 68 Comments

Black Sabbath are steadily concluding work for their new album, their first since 1995.

Ozzy Osbourne has recently entered the Shangri La studios in Malibu along with producer Rick Rubin, in order to record vocals.

Tony Iommi has recorded his guitar tracks earlier this year, whereas it remains unknown whether the drum and the bass tracks have been already recorded.

15 songs have been written, out of which twelve will finally make it to the album, while the rest will be used as bonus tracks. Geezer Butler is responsible for all the lyrics.

Up to now, the only confirmed song title is "God is Dead".






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TheHamburgerman
October 18th 2012

1251 Comments


helleluyah.

silentpotatosfan
October 18th 2012

173 Comments


good zombie map on black ops

MO
October 18th 2012

17355 Comments


"up to now, the only confirmed song title is "God is Dead"."

whoa akerfeldt influencing sabbath



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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
October 18th 2012

48526 Comments


Black Sabbath featuring auto-tune

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Rastapunk
October 18th 2012

661 Comments


Can't wait!

someguest
October 18th 2012

18859 Comments


AT THE BEHEST OF THEIR DEATHS

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OmairSh
October 18th 2012

8106 Comments


The student becomes the teacher?

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tommygun
October 18th 2012

21345 Comments


Oh no not Rick Rubin...

tarkus
October 18th 2012

5560 Comments


wheres the rule that every band past their prime has to write a new album to go with their tour jesus christ

ViperAces
October 18th 2012

12357 Comments


Bitch I posted this not so long ago.

Ire
October 18th 2012

41453 Comments


gonna suk

DarthMann
October 18th 2012

13467 Comments


best news ive head oh fuck off some of m laptop kes aent woking again ffs

Eclecticist
October 18th 2012

3863 Comments


inb4 KILL says this isn't going to be better than new Rush

menawati
Contributing Reviewer
October 18th 2012

14487 Comments


"Bitch I posted this not so long ago."
they get filtered i think viper, was probably some duplicates

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DeadBeat
October 18th 2012

529 Comments


Rick Rubin is the producer therefore it will suck

ManintheBox
October 18th 2012

867 Comments


Holy fuck, I forgot about this. and hey "God is Dead" is a way better title than I Wanna Hear you Scream.

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bloc
October 18th 2012

34491 Comments


"the only confirmed song title is "God is Dead"."

LOL last year it was Opeth, now this year we have The Faceless and this.

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Friday13th
October 18th 2012

1213 Comments


"God Is Dead" lol what they should be doing is trying to convince us that Black Sabbath is still alive. lol @ autotune doom metal

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paxman
October 18th 2012

4083 Comments


Oh fuck

Chortles
October 18th 2012

17509 Comments


hoping this will be as good as forbidden!

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TAB
October 18th 2012

435 Comments


Rick Rubin and Ozzy Osborune. this is gunna be worse than lulu

Atari
Contributing Reviewer
October 18th 2012

18591 Comments


hope this doesn't suck too bad.

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Nitroadict
October 18th 2012

124 Comments


I think Rick Rubin, best case scenario, will work his "magic" (or lack therof, depending on the band & album), will help
inspire them but ended up compressing the shit out of their music anyways.

Worst case scenario is he'll suggest bringing in back Ice-T for a mediocre rap/metal song a'la Forbidden (fuck that
album), compress the shit out of the album & then force them to feature Muse in the linear notes for using some sort of
shitty sample in the background.

But I guess as long as Vinny Aprice doesn't end up being the replacement for Bill Ward on the album, I'll give it a shot;
they should aim for hiring someone who plays like Ward, at least. Reunion proved they still have the capability to play
(but not really the inspiration to create, as the two mediocre made for Reunion songs proved), at least, back in the 90's.

Simsalabim462
October 18th 2012

156 Comments


Sad...

eathblms
October 18th 2012

39 Comments


We gonna have a Sabbath in the studio video series?

WhiteNoise
October 18th 2012

2875 Comments


The devil you know was a fucking awesome record so I have a little bit of hope...

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zaruyache
October 18th 2012

4800 Comments


Yeah. The new tracks on the Dio Years compilation and The Devil You Know should've proven that Iommi's still capable of churning out two thousand pound riffs.

wheres the rule that every band past their prime has to write a new album to go with their tour jesus christ

Pretty much every big band ever does this, not just the grandpa ones.

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InFiction
October 18th 2012

3586 Comments


Not too sure how I feel about this...

AtomicWaste
Staff Reviewer
October 18th 2012

1918 Comments


We'll see how this goes.

tommygun
October 18th 2012

21345 Comments


I read Iommi's autobiography recently and he says he's got years worth of riffs he's waiting to unleash so high hopes for that part. Ozzy's vox not so much.

NightmareCinema16
October 18th 2012

2016 Comments


Huh. Ok then...

Ire
October 18th 2012

41453 Comments


the devil you know wagged

this is gonna suck hard

FCY
October 19th 2012

142 Comments


Rick Rubin. Right.

tommygun
October 19th 2012

21345 Comments


Rubin sucks yeah. This is gonna be brickwalled hard with clipping all over the place.

Ire
October 19th 2012

41453 Comments


hopefully this will sound like deloused in the comatorium amirite

Lexluthor
October 19th 2012

96 Comments


Is Bill Ward confirmed as not playing on this?
If so that is totally crazy.

johnnydeking29
October 19th 2012

8662 Comments


"whoa akerfeldt influencing sabbath"

*nietzsche influencing akerfeldt influencing sabbath

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Relinquished
October 19th 2012

22348 Comments


at least ozzy's not writing the lyrics

dragoth
October 19th 2012

226 Comments


This should hopefully be a good album, can't be worse than Born Again or Forbidden, least Geezer is writing lyrics

NightmareCinema16
October 19th 2012

2016 Comments


And that is a good decesion?

tommygun
October 19th 2012

21345 Comments


Geezer rocks at writing lyrics dude! I'm more concerned about who's going to be be playing the drums... hopefully they work things out and get Bill Ward back on board.

NightmareCinema16
October 19th 2012

2016 Comments


Ok, then. I'm not really the smartest guy when it comes to Black Sabbath anyways, so I trust that something good will happen. And I mean really good.

lostforwords
October 19th 2012

439 Comments


Great news! Even greater when you know that Rick Rubin will be responsible for the production

TheNotrap
October 19th 2012

7815 Comments


"Iommi has recorded his guitar tracks earlier this year....Ozzy Osbourne has recently entered the Shangri La studios...."

Hum no rehearsal together? I have a bad feeling about this, hope I'm wrong.


KUBT
October 19th 2012

10 Comments


AOTY CONFIRMED.

KILL
October 19th 2012

67023 Comments


gna suk

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Treeman
October 19th 2012

1097 Comments


any think but a new black sabbath album plz

CaptainDooRight
October 19th 2012

26365 Comments


well that's funny i was literally just typing that exact same statement

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peaks40
October 20th 2012

2720 Comments


hoping it can be great one last time for Iommi's sake

Ire
October 20th 2012

41453 Comments


but for real guys set expectations lowwwwwwwwwww

Ire
October 20th 2012

41453 Comments


vry low

Ire
October 20th 2012

41453 Comments


rob lowe

Azn.
October 20th 2012

5306 Comments


Retire.

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Imperial
October 20th 2012

1681 Comments


Can't wait for blast beats

NoMeansYes
October 21st 2012

1012 Comments


wtf really?

demigod!
October 21st 2012

40970 Comments


as long as toni is involved i have a flicker of hope

Ire
October 21st 2012

41453 Comments


sweet prepare to be disappointed

TheJunkhead
October 22nd 2012

42 Comments


Why is everyone talking shit about Rick Rubin, he is obviously the greatest producer of all time!

NightmareCinema16
October 28th 2012

2016 Comments


I don't even know who Rick Rubin is.
Yep, I must have a life then.

Rastapunk
October 29th 2012

661 Comments


That has nothing to do with having a life or not, that's just common music knowledge...

Look him up on wiki.

Ire
October 29th 2012

41453 Comments


rob lowe

tommygun
October 29th 2012

21345 Comments


Rubin is the Hagrid of the music industry

Ire
October 29th 2012

41453 Comments


wat does that mean

tommygun
October 29th 2012

21345 Comments


look at a picture of Rubin

look at a picture of Hagrid

you'll get it

Ire
October 29th 2012

41453 Comments


whoa

tommygun
October 29th 2012

21345 Comments


anything could happen

tommygun
October 29th 2012

21345 Comments


I hope it's either really good or really bad no inbetween

NightmareCinema16
October 30th 2012

2016 Comments


Yep, I suck at sarcasm. My last statement was intended to be sarcastic about my life (yes, I do have one, at least I think) but yes, this will either be brilliant or just another Forbidden.



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