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Black Sabbath Launches New Line of Sneakers

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Black Sabbath have once again partnered with Converse to create a new line of Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers inspired by the band. The footwear company announced the news yesterday (Jan. 6).

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Black Sabbath’s ‘Paranoid’ Birthday

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It's hard to believe that it's been 43 years since Black Sabbath unleashed the classic 'Paranoid' album on a largely unsuspecting public.

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Black Sabbath’s ‘Changes’ Covered by Soul Man

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Modern-day soul singer Charles Bradley recently covered Black Sabbath's ballad 'Changes' as a B-side on an exclusive Record Store Black Friday seven-inch single. The song has now found its way online, and you can hear it below.

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Black Sabbath Shrug Off Talk of Another Album

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MSOPR

Any time a veteran band returns from a long hiatus with a new album, fans hope it means they're back on track creatively and ready to follow up with another record sooner than later. But rather than the start of a new chapter, it looks like Black Sabbath's '13' could wind up serving as the group's swan song.

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Top 10 Covers of Black Sabbath Songs

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As we all know, the Prince of Darkness, or Ozzy Osbourne, as he is known to friends and family, has survived countless scrapes with life-threatening disaster through the years, including a harrowing ATV accident that nearly finished him for good, ten years ago. However, Ozzy’s frequent dances with the grim reaper have als

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40 Years Ago: Black Sabbath’s ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’ Released

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On Dec. 1, 1973, Black Sabbath unleashed their fifth (and final) universally adored masterpiece, ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath.’ Universally adored by loyal fans, that is, since know-it-all rock critics universally hated it as a matter of course - just as they had every Sabbath product before it.

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Black Sabbath May Never Record Another Album

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Jo Hale, Getty Images

It took Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler 35 years to find their way back to the studio for an album together -- and now it seems like their long-awaited reunion might mark the end of this version of Black Sabbath as a recording act.

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Black Sabbath, ‘The Shining’ – Rock’s Hidden Gems

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YouTube

For every universally celebrated song, known to all and played to death by radio stations everywhere, there are countless hidden gems — album cuts that, for reasons unclear, somehow missed their predestined date with classic-rock immortality

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21 Years Ago: Rob Halford Joins Black Sabbath – Temporarily

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Robert Cianflone/Jo Hale,Getty Images

In the fall of 1992, despite the fact that his career was riding high on the strength of the 'No More Tears' album,  Ozzy Osbourne decided to announced his retirement. He committed to play two farewell shows, Nov. 14 and 15, in Costa Mesa, California and asked his old band, Black Sabbath, to do the honors of opening the shows. But that's not how things worked out.

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Black Sabbath Extend Tour

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MSOPR

Less than two weeks before they release their new home video, Black Sabbath have something else to share with fans: new tour dates. And they'll keep the veteran rockers on the road until April 2014.

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