BLACK SABBATH – 13 Artwork Revealed; New Song Snippet Available

The official artwork for BLACK SABBATH’s new album, 13, can be viewed in the below YouTube clip. In the infto you can hear a snippet of a new song:

Black Sabbath - 13
Black Sabbath – 13

13 was recorded primarily in Los Angeles and features the original Black Sabbath – Ozzy Osbourne (vocals), Tony Iommi(guitar) and Geezer Butler (bass) – who were joined at the sessions by drummer Brad Wilk (RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE). Produced by Rick Rubin (SLAYER, METALLICA), the album will be released on Vertigo (worldwide) and Vertigo/Republic in North Ameerica on June 13th.

13 is available for pre-order on a variety of formats via

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 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 Additional details and full terms and conditions on the contest can be found at

In the video below, Rick Rubin talks about creating the group’s first studio album since 1978’s Never Say Die!

In advance of the album’s release, Black Sabbath will head to New Zealand, Australia and Japan for a series of live performances. Additional tour plans will be revealed in the coming months.


Current Black Sabbath dates are below:


20 – Vector Arena – Auckland, New Zealand

22 – Vector Arena – Auckland, New Zealand

25 – Brisbane Entertainment Centre – Brisbane, Australia

27 – Allphones Arena – Sydney, Australia

29 – Rod Laver Arena – Melbourne, Australia



1 – Rod Laver Arena – Melbourne, Australia

4 – Perth Arena – Perth, Australia

7 – Entertainment Centre – Adelaide, Australia

12 – Ozzfest at Makuhari Messe – Chiba-shi, Chiba, Japan



14 – Air Canada Center – Toronto, ON



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