Black Sabbath new single
2013-04-18 by 3ddie | 89 Comments

Black Sabbath released their first single, entitled "God is Dead?" for their upcoming reunion album "13". It can be streamed through the link below.

"13" will be released in June 11 and will be the first album since "Never Say Die" (1978) with Ozzy Osbourne fronting the band.

http://www.iheartradio.com/player/?mid=23086234

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NickGrouwen
April 18th 2013

80 Comments


SUCKS

demigod!
April 18th 2013

44176 Comments


9 minutes? oh man here we go...

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demigod!
April 18th 2013

44176 Comments


yeah this is pretty boring

Gwyn.
April 18th 2013

15018 Comments


I sort of dig some of what they're going for here but that "Iheartradio on demand" was such a fucking turn off lol

Need to hear it without that

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NickGrouwen
April 18th 2013

80 Comments


Way to long - it's long for the sake of being long - total BS song man

Hoppoman
April 18th 2013

634 Comments


Starts off slow, gets better about 6 1/2 minutes in...... If the album sounds like the end then I have hope, otherwise.......

demigod!
April 18th 2013

44176 Comments


yeah, and the riffs that sound like they could be good just sound like recycled riffs from the 70s stuff. Booooooring.

Apollo
April 18th 2013

10298 Comments


sweet

halloway
April 18th 2013

684 Comments


I'm excited.

skoopy48
April 18th 2013

1487 Comments


I liked it, but it was a little dull in parts

MortalKombat
April 18th 2013

138 Comments


Tony Iommi is one of the greatest guitarists of all time. Man can write some great riffs when he has cancer.

MortalKombat
April 18th 2013

138 Comments


Also the actual song sounds a lot better than that stream. You can actually hear Geezers bass throughout the song

NapalmCrusader
April 18th 2013

1737 Comments


Is pretty decent and enjoyable. Still, this song could be a little bit shorter.Anyways, I like long epic songs and Iommi's solo is very good so is time to play this until midngiht.

Gwyn.
April 18th 2013

15018 Comments


"Also the actual song sounds a lot better than that stream. You can actually hear Geezers bass throughout the song"

I had no trouble detecting the bass at all

SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
April 18th 2013

4415 Comments


I didn't think this was that bad. In fact I thought it was pretty good. The whole repetitive riff-driven structure does kind of make the song feel stagnant a bit, and I get that it's to set the menacing atmosphere, but it could use some trimming.

It's kind of a return to Master Of Reality's slow, doomy feel, which I for one am happy to hear. The guys don't sound too bad. I was expecting this to be mediocre at best, but it sounds it could be pretty decent.

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Ire
April 18th 2013

41754 Comments


the devil u kno was better that line up should get back together yea

Ire
April 18th 2013

41754 Comments


hologram dio

MO
April 18th 2013

18526 Comments


hmmmmmm this is interesting

DatsNotDaMetulz
April 18th 2013

1749 Comments


Based on that song alone it's a 3-3.5/5 for me. And call me whatever you want but I never really clicked with older metal like Sabbath (or even Maiden).

dante1991
April 18th 2013

532 Comments


I really like it actually. Great to hear Ozzy again, and the latter half rules. I can agree that's it's slow, but as someone mentioned, it seems as if they're going for that eerie Master of Reality sound. Can we all agree this is far better than the last few albums at least?

ColonelWang
April 18th 2013

31 Comments


It's actually not THAT bad, I expected far worse; 3.5-4.

DallyLama
April 18th 2013

1070 Comments


this is actually good. quit haten.

Crysler
April 18th 2013

74 Comments


it's soooo average.

Mabbitt
April 18th 2013

1357 Comments


I liked it. The "iheartradio.com" ads were really annoying though. It could be trimmed down a little bit, but yeah I like it.

MortalKombat
April 18th 2013

138 Comments


Based on the editor review on itunes it's not even a standout track. This gives the album some hope of being a 3.5 to 4 average.

TheSmashBro
April 18th 2013

257 Comments


I'm kinda mixed, but overall, it was really good. Looking so forward to the rest of the album.

CaptainHadouken
April 18th 2013

1960 Comments


Its not horrible. Its sort of recycled stuff from the old days, but its still an alright return to form i suppose.

XingKing
April 18th 2013

10476 Comments


Damn. This is pretty great. I am honestly shocked and extremely pleased

FruityCatOfDoom
April 18th 2013

2084 Comments


I enjoyed the song. The advertisements detracted from it and the quality wasn't the best but the last 4 minutes rocked.

TheSmashBro
April 18th 2013

257 Comments


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVfUimq2KeI
For those who don't want the "ads"

nononsense
April 18th 2013

3365 Comments


Good song, if it wasn't so long it would be a great song.

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3ddie
April 18th 2013

84 Comments


its ok.... it sounds like a mixture of a Ozzy solo-career song and a The Devil You Know b-side...


I was expecting something great.... and I didn't get it.

facupm
April 18th 2013

7507 Comments


not bad but drags a bit could be better coming from them

miss old Ozzy's voice hard

RosaParks
April 18th 2013

14864 Comments


needs more drugs

tommygun
April 18th 2013

24633 Comments


not bad bit boring iommi is still the man though fuck i heart radio

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skyvalleystone
April 18th 2013

4 Comments


i loved the song it sounded awesome and it sounds like what a modern black sabbath should sound like.

RunOfTheMill
April 18th 2013

1443 Comments


"fuck i heart radio"

so much

Piglet
April 18th 2013

4653 Comments


song's awesome, if it came out back in the 70's you bitches wouldn't be complaining

WhiteNoise
April 18th 2013

3110 Comments


Sounds like Solo era Ozzy and The Devil you Know which to be honest is probably what we should be happy with.

LokitheTrickster
April 18th 2013

23 Comments


I felt it was decent overall, but as with some of you, I was annoyed by the "I Heart Radio" interruptions throughout the song.

zaruyache
April 19th 2013

6285 Comments


Song was decent. Clearly it won't be that bad.

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FruityCatOfDoom
April 19th 2013

2084 Comments


"if it came out back in the 70's you bitches wouldn't be complaining"
True statement.

deathofasalesman
April 19th 2013

5824 Comments


I expected shit and got something mad decent. Inspires some hope.

Rastapunk
April 19th 2013

735 Comments


Love it!

DrHouseSchuldiner
April 19th 2013

5643 Comments


Its ok

Mabbitt
April 19th 2013

1357 Comments


Now, I don't know a lot of Black Sabbath songs, but the riffs in this sound a lot meatier than their earlier ozzy stuff...

zaruyache
April 19th 2013

6285 Comments


Tony's guitar sound definitely hasn't suffered from modern recording technology, that's for sure.

RosaParks
April 19th 2013

14864 Comments


"if it came out back in the 70's you bitches wouldn't be complaining"

obviously. if this would have come out in the 70's it would have sounded better because they would have been on drugs

MUNGOLOID
April 19th 2013

4290 Comments


drugs or no drugs, it's still a lot better than i anticipated.

SlMBOLlC
April 19th 2013

5018 Comments


pretty good. riffs were tight

tempest--
April 19th 2013

13227 Comments


Is it just me, or does Ozzy sounds really lacklustre nowadays?
Glad Brad Wilk doesn't go crazy and if I hadn't already known it wasn't Bill Ward on the kit I wouldn't have thought otherwise.

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OverSlyZed
April 19th 2013

125 Comments


Terrible...

FCY
April 19th 2013

206 Comments


Ozzy is destroying an otherwise solid song. Lyrics are also terrible.

piroga84
April 19th 2013

124 Comments


better than anything in "The devil you know"

ViperAces
April 19th 2013

12408 Comments


whats up with you guys? im listening right now and its pretty good, reached the 5 minute mark and its all solid stuff so far, even excellent.
ozzy kinda sucks though, as usual

manosg
April 19th 2013

5961 Comments


Is it that bad that this is a long song? If your attention span is that of a goldfish, then yes. Have you ever listened to Black Sabbath? This is a great song and interestingly enough Ozzy's voice is good. I'm not writing for Iommi or Geezer because they are almost always great.

As always, to each his own but for those who know Black Sabbath will most probably like the song.

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deslad
April 19th 2013

351 Comments


I really don't understand why you complain about you guys. The song is just great, and as far as I am concerned it is a solid 4.

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TheNotrap
April 19th 2013

8042 Comments


Song's nice.
Tony's riffs rule as usual.


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NightProwler
April 19th 2013

6337 Comments


Can't wait to hear this after work

fleshstorm94
April 19th 2013

106 Comments


This is pretty good.I wish it was a little shorter though

elry2k
April 19th 2013

115 Comments


Solid song. Solid Sabbath tune. I am excited for the album release.

slagun
April 19th 2013

705 Comments


good to hear them returning to their roots

facupm
April 19th 2013

7507 Comments


i heart radio
fuck

manosg
April 19th 2013

5961 Comments


facu use this link, it's without the shitty advert.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVfUimq2KeI

MrElmo
April 19th 2013

1950 Comments


The production on ozzy's voice is a tad odd, otherwise really enjoyed the track with the lyrics only being the truly terrible component of the song (or what I've heard at least), all the rest was damn groovy and I'm having good hopes for the album now

MrElmo
April 19th 2013

1950 Comments


Just listened again, yeah I'm definitly digging this a bit

Sempiternal1998
April 19th 2013

138 Comments


This is not "War Pigs" or anything like it, but it's still solid. Really solid.
4/5.

DominionMM1
April 19th 2013

9822 Comments


it's ok i suppose

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DeafMetal
April 19th 2013

8588 Comments


track rox 666

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Ricochet
April 19th 2013

1770 Comments


hmm what could ozzy possible be singing about these days.. nvrmnd dont wanna find out

LilLioness
April 19th 2013

2496 Comments


Ugh, religious old men guilt.

NonApplicable
April 19th 2013

1951 Comments


The riffs are cool. Never been the biggest Black Sabbath fan.

peaks40
April 19th 2013

2759 Comments


it's adequate

Jeffrulesyou
April 19th 2013

209 Comments


I approve of this.

Jupiter41
April 20th 2013

7 Comments


Stoked!

Jupiter41
April 20th 2013

7 Comments


Stoked!

someguest
April 20th 2013

20393 Comments


It definitely sounds like doom metal, which is a relief.

CandyRox27
April 22nd 2013

5 Comments


I quite like it. Certainly better to Sabbath than what Super Collider is to Megadeth *sigh* keep on Black Sabbath

Rapunzel
April 22nd 2013

1 Comments


I must say, i quite like it. Would've liked a guitar solo in there but still pretty good in my opinion.

Rastapunk
April 22nd 2013

735 Comments


There is another single out live, I wrote a new this morning but I guess Sputnik didn't read the news
and saw the title "Black Sabbath New Single" and deleted it thinking it was this one...

DropdeadWHA
April 22nd 2013

577 Comments


Pretty good

RunOfTheMill
April 22nd 2013

1443 Comments


Anyone see the "End of the Beginning" live footage? it's pretty sweet.

ShadowRemains
April 22nd 2013

20540 Comments


iommi still rules as per usual, dirty riffs

but needs old ozzy vocals

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ADAMiscool55
April 26th 2013

79 Comments


Mikael Akerfeldt wrote the lyrics.

rockandmetaljunkie
April 27th 2013

3302 Comments


This one left me with mixed feelings. I still hope that the rest of the album will be slightly better although I don't have huge expectations for this album.

BigPleb
May 1st 2013

36127 Comments


This is surprisingly great.

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aresx
May 26th 2013

300 Comments


i'm digging it. It is a bit long, but its very doomy and thats what old Sabbath was like. I'm definitely excited. The last few minutes are awesome

InbredJed
May 26th 2013

5790 Comments


IHEARTRADIO

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Ricochet
May 27th 2013

1770 Comments


yeah good stuff
doesnt feel forced at all



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