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Black Sabbath Release 'God Is Dead?' VIDEO

by Amber Lee


Black Sabbath's new album 13 drops tomorrow. Geezer Butler told NME that the band chose the title 13 to piss off the record label. "Originally the record company wanted us to do 13 songs so that we'd have a choice. We'd get to ten and we'd go 'OK, that's it, we're not writing any more'. They'd say 'no, we want 13' so it was like, let's call the album '13' just to piss them off... and then we ended doing 16!"

Geezer went on to say, "The good thing is, we've got a lot of light and shade now," he explained. "When we were at about ten [songs], it was all, like, ultra heavy stuff, all ten songs. And then we made this six more: there's an acoustic one, there's a blues songs, there's a couple of fast ones in there."

In other Black Sabbath news, they canceled their appearance tonight on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. No word on why.