A 46-minute collection of fan-filmed video clips of BLACK SABBATH‘s April 27 concert at Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia can be seen below.
0:00 – War Pigs
4:40 – Into The Void
6:20 – Under The Sun
8:22 – Snowblind
10:47 – Black Sabbath
14:40 – Behind The Wall Of Sleep
16:29 – N.I.B.
17:51 – End Of The Beginning
21:00 – Fairies Wear Boots
24:00 – Symptom Of The Universe
26:30 – Drum Solo
29:00 – Iron Man
32:00 – God Is Dead?
37:10 – Dirty Women
41:30 – Children Of The Grave
44:05 – Sabbath Bloody Sabbath / Paranoid
Note: Missing from the footage is “Electric Funeral”, which was performed after “Snowblind” and before “Black Sabbath”
“13”, the first BLACK SABBATH record in 35 years to feature singer Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Geezer Butler all playing together, is due out June 11 on Vertigo/Republic. This marks BLACK SABBATH‘s return to Vertigo, their original label, and the group’s first studio album together since 1978’s “Never Say Die!”
Details of the album’s deluxe edition surfaced on April 19, with the band revealing that the eight-song effort will be accompanied by three bonus tracks called “Methademic”, “Peace Of Mind” and “Pariah”.
Several versions of “13” are available for pre-order, including a standard CD, a double CD that includes a second disc of exclusive bonus audio, a heavyweight vinyl album in a gatefold sleeve and a “Super Deluxe Box Set” containing the double CD, the vinyl album, an exclusive DVD documentary on the band’s reunion, 13 photographic prints and hand-written lyrics.
The drum tracks on the album were laid down by RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE sticksman Brad Wilk following original drummer Bill Ward‘s decision to bow out of the reunion.
Osbourne went on the BBC in England to discuss the band’s new single, “God Is Dead?” and the inspiration behind the track. Ozzy explained, “I was in somebody’s office and there was a magazine on a table and it just said, ‘God Is Dead’, and I suddenly thought about 9/11 and all these terrorist things and religion and how many people have died in the name of religion. When you think about the tragedy that’s happened throughout time, it just came in my head. You’d think by now that their God would have stopped people dying in the name of, so I just starting thinking that people must be thinking, ‘Where is God? God is dead’ and it just hit me.”
Ozzy added that the question mark at the end of the title is his way of showing that he’s not sure about the answer himself, saying, “At the end of the thing, there’s still a bit of hope because there I sing that I don’t believe that God is dead. It’s just a question of when you see so many dreadful people killing each other with bombs, and blowing the tube trains up and the World Trade Center.”
Ozzy told an Australian radio station that “13” is “mind-blowing,” adding, “It’s better than my wildest dreams; it’s so good.”
SABBATH kicked off its world tour in support of “13” on April 20 in Auckland.