||GEEZER BUTLER: "MY TIME IN BLACK SABBATH IS COMING TO AN END"
19th August 2013
Black Sabbath's reformation has been nothing short of a massive success with the comeback album '13' debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard album charts, and the ongoing extensive touring going extremely well.
Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler has performed phenomenally throughout the entire tour, but in a new interview, Geezer has revealed that the tour will likely be his last as his time in the band may be coming to an end.
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Geezer told the Chicago Sun-Times: "I've always said as long as I can play, as long as I can do it to a good level, then I'll keep doing it, because I still really enjoy playing.
"I'll know when the day comes I can't do this anymore, can't play to my usual standards. That's when I won't go out anymore. I won't do that to me self. But at the moment, I just love playing with the band.
"It probably will be the last time, will probably be the last tour. But I want to go out on a high. The band is playing really well at the moment."
"I don't know. I just got a feeling," Geezer added after being asked why. "It's getting tough, it really is. I can't lie about that. I'm old now. It really is tough going on every night.
"You wake up next day, all the pains you never had before. I don't want to go onstage for the sake of the money. You have to have a lot pride in yourself, and I honestly think I'm coming to the end of the top of my job."