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Bill Ward Can’t Bear to Listen to Black Sabbath’s New Album

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Drummer Bill Ward tried to listen to '13,' the album Black Sabbath recorded without him following a contract dispute, but he had to stop after only a few difficult moments.

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43 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Make Their U.S. Debut

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On the day before Halloween 1970, Black Sabbath made their U.S. debut. And this quite appropriate event took place at the usually sedate Glassboro State College in Glassboro, N.J., a school known for hosting guests like poet Robert Frost and the Boston Pops. They'd never seen anything like Black Sabbath before.

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Led Zeppelin vs. Black Sabbath – Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame Semifinals

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In what could be the heaviest battle in our history, Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin meet in the semifinals of the Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame election.

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Black Sabbath Tease Live DVD With New Video Clip

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MSOPR

Black Sabbath's upcoming DVD and Blu-ray culled from the opening dates of their recent world comeback tour just got an extended teaser trailer.

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35 Years Ago: Black Sabbath’s ‘Never Say Die!’ Released

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Warner Bros.

Much has been made - and rightly so - about Black Sabbath’s almost-reunion, minus founding drummer Bill Ward, to record 2013’s ‘13’ album, an astounding 35 years after Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler last collaborated on an LP, ‘Never Say Die!,’ which was released on Sept. 28, 1978.

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Black Sabbath Release Halloween Horror Video

Halloween Horror Nights
Universal Studios

Still on the fence about visiting Black Sabbath's 3D maze of horror at Universal Studios this Halloween? The band has released a new video that might change your mind.

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41 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Vol. 4′

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Metal pioneers Black Sabbath were reaching beyond their heavy musical roots by the time they recorded their fourth album in 1972, coming up with an amalgam of classic heavy riffing, a growing sense of melody, and even some touches of progressive rock. The album endures as a classic today - even though it was almost derailed by the band's growing substance abuse.

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Black Sabbath Announce Live DVD

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A live DVD release will close out what has been a very, very good year for fans of Black Sabbath. The band has announced they'll release 'Black Sabbath: Live ... Gathered in Their Masses' on Nov. 26. The footage comes from two Black Sabbath tour dates from this past spring. And it's probably not a coincidence that the announcement comes on Friday the 13th. 

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Watch Black Sabbath Go Behind the Scenes of Halloween Horror Nights

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YouTube

The creative director of Universal Studios Hollywood caught up with Black Sabbath in Austin recently and showed Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler what 'Black Sabbath 13 3D' -- a new attraction at the annual Halloween Horror Nights based on the group's music and recent album -- will look like. Fans also get a preview of the scares in the above clip.

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The Replacements, ‘Iron Man’ – Terrible Classic Rock Covers

Premiere Of Sony Pictures' "Open Season" - Arrivals

Many artists have had their careers stall after performing terrible classic rock covers. But very few have made their reputation as a result of them. Then again, not too many bands were the Replacements.

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