BLACK SABBATH: Deluxe Version Of ’13’ To Include Three Bonus Tracks

The deluxe version of BLACK SABBATH‘s new album, “13” — the first in 35 years to feature bassist Geeezer Butler, guitarist Tony Iommi and singer Ozzy Osbourne — will include three bonus tracks: “Methademic” (said to be about the scourge of methamphetamine addiction), “Peace Of Mind” and “Pariah”.

“13” is now available for pre-order on iTunes. If you order either the standard or deluxe editions, you will be able to download the first single, “God Is Dead?” immediately.

“13” track listing:

01. End Of The Beginning (8:05)
02. God Is Dead? (8:52)
03. Loner (4:59)
04. Zeitgeist (4:37)
05. Age Of Reason (7:01)
06. Live Forever (4:46)
07. Damaged Soul (7:51)
08. Dear Father (7:20)

Deluxe-edition bonus tracks:

09. Methademic (5:57)
10. Peace Of Mind (3:40)
11. Pariah (5:34)

Total running time (with bonus tracks): 68 minutes, 42 seconds

“13” 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!”

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.

Ozzy told an Australian radio station that “13” is “mind-blowing,” adding, “It’s better than my wildest dreams; it’s so good.”

BLACK SABBATH will make a rare television appearance when the band performs a new song on the season finale of “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”. The episode is set to air on Wednesday, May 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET on CBS-TV. The band will world premiere a song called “End Of The Beginning” from “13”. The episode’s plot follows the “CSI” team as they investigate a series of murder that resemble the sins in “Dante’s Inferno”, with the trail leading the detectives played by Ted Danson and Marc Vann to attend a SABBATH concert.

“God Is Dead?” audio stream:

 

 

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