Black Sabbath Announce New Album, 13, Brad Wilk of RATM on drums

Black Sabbath have announced a new album, 13, their first with Ozzy Osborne in 35 years. The album is due sometime in June, 2013. Because of complications in negotiating with drummer Bill Ward, the original trio (Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler) hired Brad Wilk, co-founder of Rage Against the Machine to take over on drums. Most of the recording took place in Los Angeles with famed producer Rick Rubin. Black Sabbath will tour Australia in April and May with additional dates in the US being announced soon. According to a Ozzy interview with NME, the name of the album is because the year of it’s release, 2013 and they have already recorded 15 tracks.

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