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Geezer Butler Shrugs Off Black Sabbath’s Satanic Image: ‘People Like to Find Negative in Everything’

As anyone who's ever closely listened to Black Sabbath's music knows, there's a wide disconnect between the band's "evil" image and the actual lyrical content of most of their songs.

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Black Sabbath Albums Ranked Worst to Best
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Black Sabbath Albums, Ranked Worst to Best

A countdown of all of Black Sabbath's studio LPs.

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Bill Ward Says Ozzy Osbourne’s Fans ‘F—ing Hate Me’

For all the public squabbling between Ozzy Osbourne and Bill Ward over the past few years, the former Black Sabbath drummer maintains that he holds no grudges toward anybody.

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Ozzy Osbourne Says Black Sabbath Will Return in 2016

Ozzy Osbourne has confirmed that Black Sabbath will record a new album in 2016, with a series of farewell dates to follow.

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Six Years Ago: Black Sabbath Veterans Heaven and Hell Release ‘The Devil You Know’

When Black Sabbath veterans Ronnie James Dio, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Vinnie Appice — collectively known as Heaven & Hell — released The Devil You Know on April 28, 2009, no one could have guessed that t

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36 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Fires Ozzy Osbourne

On April 27, 1979, the other members of Black Sabbath decided that they’d finally had enough of lead singer Ozzy Osbourne and his out-of-control behavior and showed him the door.

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26 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Begin a Downward Spiral With ‘Headless Cross’

The release of Black Sabbath’s Headless Cross should have been a cause for celebration of the fact that it coincided with their 20th anniversary.

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Bill Ward Doesn’t Know If He’s Still in Black Sabbath

Bill Ward says he's not sure if he's still a member of Black Sabbath, though he notes that he's "neither severed not discontinued my relationship" with the group.

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35 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Launch First Tour With Ronnie James Dio

Heavy metal overlords Black Sabbath began the second chapter of their storied career in on April 17, 1980, in Aurich, Germany, when they hit the stage for their first show with Ozzy Osbourne’s replacement, Ronnie James Dio.

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Black Sabbath Cancel Their ‘Farewell’ Show

It looks like Black Sabbath's "farewell" to Japan will have to wait.

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Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler Arrested in Bar Brawl

Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler has been arrested following an altercation at the Corkscrew Saloon on the Furnace Creek Ranch in Death Valley, Calif.

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Tony Iommi Doesn’t Expect His Cancer to Go Away

Tony Iommi says he has a 30 percent chance of his lymphoma going away entirely.

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