Black Sabbath's 13 album is available today and with it the iconic metal innovators have released a video for the single 'God Is Dead' to ease the suffering of those that will have to wait to get their hands on a copy.
Anticipation for Black Sabbath's '13', the band's first full album in 35 years featuring singer Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Geezer Butler, has reached a fever pitch. Since Black Sabbath (initially including original drummer Bill Ward) announced a new album, fans have patiently been waiting for new material while supporting Iommi and his cancer battle. Thankfully, Iommi has been showing major signs of improvement since his early 2012 diagnosis..
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The new music video for 'God is Dead?' asks questions of faith and religion with a backdrop of the world's atrocities. Despite the visions of war, death, crime, greed, ignorance, gluttony and hopelessness throughout the video, the most powerful scenes are of the faithful turning their backs on religion as they throw their connections to God down onto the pavement.
Video footage set through the scope of an all-seeing eye shows vintage footage of Black Sabbath performing live.