Ozzy Osbourne Celebrates His 64th Bithday Laying Down Vocals For The New Sabbath Album

Ozzy Osbourne has found the perfect location to spend his 64th birthday - an LA recording studio in which he was laying down some vocal tracks for an upcoming Sabbath album.

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Legendary Ozzy Osbourne has found the perfect location to spend his 64th birthday this Monday - an LA recording studio in which he was laying down some vocal tracks for an upcoming Black Sabbath album.

Osbourne posted the photo via his official Twitter page where he can be seen recording in a studio along with a message: "Spending my birthday tracking vocals on the new Black Sabbath album."

Ozzy revealed that the band has "done about 15 songs" for their reunion album, the first one since 1978's "Never Say Die!".

"It's been more than 30 years since I really seriously worked with the guys. We had a try a few years back but nothing came of it. But for some reason the timing is right. Black Sabbath is very unique in the respect that nothing is formulated. It's very unpredictable. I just hope the people who have waited all these years aren't disappointed."

"But we've done it all so what it boils down to now is the music. And that's what got us where we are in the first place. We have come through the other side, we're still able to work together, and that's where the enjoyment comes from. It's been a lot of fun making this record."

After various speculations about several new songs already been recorded, guitarist Tony Iommi came out and stated that this is not the case.

"We've written 15 songs and we've played them all. But now, at the moment, we're recording them. We recorded them at my house first, in England, just as demos, but now we're doing them for real. So we're about six tracks in now, at the moment", explained Iommi.

Can't wait to hear new Sabbath songs? Hoping for a new "Iron Man" or rather feeling skeptical about the whole thing? Post your thoughts in the comments section below.

By jomatami.

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    Nero Galon
    How is he only 64 O_O
    Science! And copious amounts of drugs...
    If you look at him, He's been dead for 30+ years, he just doesn't know it.
    @poisonousmetal? when's the last time you saw Ozzy perform live? stop repeating stereotypes and go see for yourself just how "dead" he is before you talk "as if you know." really sick of reading the saga that just never dies. the man is sober and has been for 7 years. where have you been?
    eh, i don't think Dio filled the void left by Ozzy, but then again that's just my opinion.
    Im hoping for something bluesy and experimental, but expecting something slow and doomy like Heaven and Hell (the band). Regardless of style, i really hope for the best
    The exact opposite of your first sentence is what describes my thoughts about this. Can't disagree with the second one though.
    I'm more into the Dio-era myself, but I'm getting this for sure.
    Very excited to hear the new album. Just to wrap my hands around another one again in this lifetime...hell yea. wow. I've loved them since 1976. Beyond happy we get to spin another album again...long live the legends...long live rock.
    What else would you do on a bithday? Bith obviously means time-of-laying-down-vocals.