Below, check out a pro-shot clip of Geezer Butler, Zakk Wylde, Anthrax's Charlie Benante and Slipknot's Corey Taylor performing Black Sabbath's "Fairies Wear Boots" at this month's Bass Player Live! event in Los Angeles.
The celebrity guest lineup for the November 9 Bass Player LIVE! Concert & Awards Show presented by Hartke has been expanded. The all-star concert will take place at the historic Fonda Theatre and will honor heavy metal legend, Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler, rockabilly bass legend Lee Rocker and the late American blues musician and songwriter Willie Dixon, while jazz-rock phenom Tal Wilkenfeld will be presented with the “Young Gun” award.
Bass Player Live! 2013 is scheduled for November 9 and 10 in Hollywood. The annual event will feature musician clinics and exhibitors at S.I.R. Studios and will be highlighted by the November 9 Bass Player LIVE! Concert & Awards Show presented by Hartke.
The album artwork and track listing for 13 — the first new studio album in 35 years from the original Black Sabbath — have now been revealed. In classic Sabbath fashion, the album, which is due out June 11, features eight songs and clocks in at just under 60 minutes.
In a recently posted video from last month's 2013 Winter NAMM Show, That Metal Show co-host Eddie Trunk -- who also roasted Dee Snider at Guitar World's Rock & Roll Roast -- interviewed Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler at the Samson/Zoom/Hartke booth.
For the past few days, Black Sabbath have been posting regular studio updates on their Facebook page, keeping fans in the know as they record their new album. The latest update, posted Monday, confirmed that guitarist Tony Iommi was tracking more guitar parts (Check out the photo below). Before that, we found out bassist Geezer Butler was hard at work on the album.