’13’ saw Black Sabbath’s Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler together on a studio album for the first time since 1978’s ‘Never Say Die!’. They were joined by producer Rick Rubin, seen here in his customary relaxed pose.
“Green tea, Yorkshire Gold…” Ozzy does the shopping list.
Tony, Ozzy and Geezer wrap their ears around an early playback.
Class of ’13: Black Sabbath and Rick Rubin are joined by guest drummer Brad Wilk, of Rage Against The Machine.
Tony Iommi in unusually acoustic mood.
Ozzy and Tony mix music and words.
Out of the shadows… Tony and Ozzy find themselves in a typically gothic setting.
Geezer and Tony take their seats.
Now that’s a Black Sabbath guitar.
Geezer hits upon that perfect bass-line.
No rest for the wicked, not even on the Sabbath.
Black Sabbath can still light a room.