Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler announces 'best of' album and assembles massive 4CD box set of his solo works

Geezer Butler
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The greatest metal lyricist of all time and Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler has raided the archives for a comprehensive box set of his solo material and best of compilation.

Manipulations Of The Mind – The Complete Collection, gathers Butler's three solo albums – Plastic Planet (1995), Black Science (1997) and Ohmwork (2005) – plus a host of unreleased and rare material for a whopping four-disc box set. The release will be accompanied by a compilation of his solo work, The Very Best of Geezer Butler, which features 17 tracks handpicked by the man himself.

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Jonathan Horsley

Jonathan Horsley has been writing about guitars since 2005, playing them since 1990, and regularly contributes to publications including Guitar World, MusicRadar and Total Guitar. He uses Jazz III nylon picks, 10s during the week, 9s at the weekend, and shamefully still struggles with rhythm figure one of Van Halen’s Panama.