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Watch Black Sabbath Go Behind the Scenes of Halloween Horror Nights

The creative director of Universal Studios Hollywood caught up with Black Sabbath in Austin recently and showed Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler what 'Black Sabbath 13 3D' -- a new attraction at the annual Halloween Horror Nights based on the group's music and recent album -- will look like. Fans also get a preview of the scares in the above clip.

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Tony Iommi Reflects on Black Sabbath’s Successful Summer

With Black Sabbath concluding the U.S. leg of their world tour next week, guitarist Tony Iommi has taken time to reflect on the year the group has had. In a new interview, he expressed his wonder at the band's continuing -- even growing -- success.

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Carl Palmer Says He Was Approached About Joining Black Sabbath

We knew Rick Rubin floated the idea of bringing in Ginger Baker to replace Bill Ward in Black Sabbath, but it turns out the band considered some other famous names too.

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Geezer Butler Has a Feeling This Could Be Black Sabbath’s Last Tour

Snap up those tickets where you can find them, Black Sabbath fans! If Geezer Butler's hunch is right, this is your last chance to see the band on tour.

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Ozzy on Bill Ward’s Sabbath Exile: ‘He Looked Like an Old Guy’

Word to the wise: If Ozzy Osbourne tells an interviewer he isn't going to "slag you off" because you're "a very dear friend," you might want to cover your ears for whatever he says next.

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30 Years Ago: Black Sabbath’s ‘Born Again’ Album Released

It's been 30 years since heavy-metal godfathers Black Sabbath released 'Born Again,' their 11th album and the only one to feature former Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan.

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Bill Ward Opens Up About His Black Sabbath Reunion No-Show

For original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward, there's a simple explanation as to why he didn't record or tour with his bandmates. "I was offered a contract, and I couldn't sign it," he said in a recent interview. He refutes suggestions that he wasn't physically up to the task.

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AC/DC, Black Sabbath and Van Halen Axemen Competing for Best Metal Guitarist

It's a question that has plagued man since the shredding gods first emerged: Who is the greatest metal guitarist? And now the question can finally be answered.

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Ozzy Osbourne: Heavy Metal Has ‘No Musical Connotations’

As a founding member of Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne helped invent heavy metal, but that doesn't mean he feels any particular fondness for it as a genre.

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Former Black Sabbath Roadie Dies After Motorcycle Crash

Eddie "The Rocker" Norton, a well-known former roadie with Black Sabbath and friend of guitarist Tony Iommi, has died after crashing his motorcycle into a sign post in Thailand.

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‘Of Course I Regret Doing the F—-ing Show,’ Ozzy Says of ‘The Osbournes’

MTV's 'The Osbournes' set ratings records for the network during its 2002-05 run, kicked off showbiz careers for various members of the clan, and kept Ozzy Osbourne in the spotlight during a relatively barren creative period. Looking back, though, he sounds like he probably wouldn't do it again.

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Brad Wilk Felt Like a ’14-Year-Old Kid’ Playing Drums for Black Sabbath

As the drummer for Rage Against the Machine, Brad Wilk faced plenty of tough crowds -- but none of that helped take care of his nerves the first time he sat behind the kit for Black Sabbath.

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