BLACK SABBATH - New Album Release Date, Studio Footage Online2013-03-18
If you haven't been living under a rock for the past few months, you have already heard about a certain Black Sabbath album that's coming out this summer. Well, it has been confirmed that June 11th in the US and June 10th in Europe is the official release date of this new record, 13. HERE you can watch a Jack Osbourne-directed clip of the heavy metal legends at work on the album and bits of new music offered as a tease.
Vertigo (worldwide) and Vertigo/Republic in the US will release 13. It features bassist Geezer Butler, guitarist Tony Iommi and singer Ozzy Osbourne while the drum tracks were recorded by Brad Wilk (Rage Against The Machine). The first studio clip can be seen here.
Beginning today, 13 will be available for pre-order on a variety of formats via http://www.blacksabbath.com. The various options include:
- Standard CD album
- Deluxe double CD album in a deluxe soft-pack (includes a second disc of exclusive bonus audio material)
- Vinyl: a 12" heavyweight (180g) vinyl album in a gatefold sleeve
- Super Deluxe Box Set: a Limited edition 12" clamshell box set which contains: Deluxe double CD album, 12" heavyweight (180g) vinyl album in a gatefold sleeve, Exclusive DVD containing "Black Sabbath--The Re-union" documentary, plus 5 behind-the-scenes videos, Download card containing exclusive track by track interview with Black Sabbath, 13 exclusive photographic prints and hand written album lyrics.
In addition, anyone who pre-orders any of these formats via www.blacksabbath.com will be entered into a drawing to win a pair of VIP tickets to an official 13 album launch event in London, including a meet and greet with the band, flights and accommodation.