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Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler Inspires Respect Among Peers at Bass Player Live Event

Geezer Butler Corey Taylor
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

The Bass Player Live! Concert & Awards took place Saturday night (Nov. 9) in Los Angeles and you'd be hard pressed to find a better honoree than Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler. The bassist, who received a lifetime achievement award from event sponsor Hartke, was also saluted with a 10-song tribute featuring some of metal's top names.

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Drummer Bill Ward Reveals He ‘Can’t Listen’ To Black Sabbath’s ’13′ Album

Bill Ward
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

While the rest of of the world has embraced Black Sabbath's latest album, '13' with open arms, one person who can't bare to listen to the disc is the band's estranged drummer Bill Ward.

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Metal Greats Salute Black Sabbath’s Geezer Butler at Bass Player Live! Concert

Geezer Butler
Kathy Flynn, WickedGoddessPhotography.com

The Bass Player Live! Concert & Awards Show honored musicians who too often get overlooked, though there was hardly any introduction needed for the night's top honoree -- Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler. Hartke helped line up some of metal's biggest names on Saturday night (Nov. 9) at Los Angeles' Fonda Theatre to salute the man who helped paved the way for their own careers.

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Kid Drummer Jams Black Sabbath’s ‘Wicked World’ – Best of YouTube

Kid Drumming to Black Sabbath
YouTube: akubeagle

The world today is no longer such a wicked place if there's 10-year-old kids like this playing drums to Black Sabbath songs! It's one of Sabbath's best songs from the early days and is a refreshing sight to see this youngster pull off!

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Ozzy Osbourne vs. Corey Taylor – Greatest Metal Frontman, Round 2

Ozzy Osbourne vs. Corey Taylor
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire / Mary Oullette, SheWillShootYou.com

We have the face of Ozzfest competing against one of Ozzfest's most successful stars going at it in Round 2 of our Greatest Metal Frontman tournament as Ozzy Osbourne faces Corey Taylor!

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Ozzy Osbourne vs. Oderus Urungus – Greatest Metal Frontman, Round 1

Ozzy Osbourne vs. Oderus Urungus
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire / Loudwire

Our Greatest Metal Frontman tournament is under way, and it’s the Prince of Darkness, Ozzy Osbourne, against the Scumdog of the Universe, Oderus Urungus, in this intriguing first-round matchup!

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Daily Reload: Seether, Marilyn Manson + More

Seether
WInd-Up Records / Photo by Clay Patrick McBride

Here’s a look at the top stories of the day on Loudwire and around the Web:

- Seether, 'Blister' - Exclusive Song Stream.

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Five Finger Death Punch vs. Black Sabbath – Cage Match

Five Finger Death Punch vs Black Sabbath
Prospect Park / Universal

Five Finger Death Punch earned their third straight victory for 'Battleborn' with a win over All That Remains in the last Cage Match. But now, 5FDP face the most legendary metal band of them all!

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Black Sabbath Unleash ‘Loner’ Video From Upcoming Live DVD

Black Sabbath Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi
Spencer Kaufman, Loudwire

It has been a big year for Black Sabbath. The legendary act's long awaited comeback album '13' was released, and they've toured the world in support of it. Their Melbourne, Australia shows from this past spring were recorded for the ‘Black Sabbath: Live…Gathered in Their Masses’ DVD, set for a Nov. 26 release ,and the live video for 'Loner' has now been unveiled (watch above).

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Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi Sends Best Wishes to Bill Ward After Drummer’s Recent Surgery

Bill Ward and Tony Iommi
Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Although original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward may be estranged from the pioneering heavy metal band, Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi definitely still cares about his former bandmate. Yesterday, we reported that Ward had successfully undergone surgery for diverticulitis. In response to the news, Iommi wished Ward the best via the guitarist's official website.

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