After 45 Years And 19 Attempts, Black Sabbath Are #1
Black Sabbath formed in 1968 and released their debut album in 1970. On June 10th, 2013, the band released their 19th studio album, 13, and for the first time in their incredible 45 year history, they have the number one album in the country.
13 sold more than 155,000 copies in its first week, beating the second place album (Daft Punk’s Random Access Memories) by 100,000.
13 is the first Sabbath studio album since 1995′s Forbidden and the first with singer Ozzy Osbourne since 1978′s Never Say Die!. 13 also features original members Toni Iommi and Geezer Butler and new drummer Brad Wilk (Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave.)
The heavy metal legends are touring in support of the new album and will perform live on August 6th at DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston.