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Black Sabbath announce release date, configurations for new album, 13

on March 13, 2013, 4:55pm


As previously reported, Black Sabbath are gearing up for the release of 13, the band’s first studio album featuring its founding members Geezer Butler, Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi since 1978’s Never Say Die!. Today, the band confirmed a June 11th release date for the album, as well as details of its various release configurations.

Specifically, the album will be available in standard CD and vinyl formats, and as a deluxe double CD featuring bonus studio material. There will also be a limited-edition Super Deluxe Box Set, featuring the album on both CD and 12″ vinyl, bonus recordings, a documentary on DVD, and various art prints and photoggraphs.

The band has also posted a new in-studio video, giving us not only another sneak peek at the forthcoming record, but also a more in-depth idea of producer Rick Rubin’s impact on it. Watch below.

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