Black Sabbath's '13' is Available for Streaming Online

Listen to the entire album via iTunes right now!

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Black Sabbath's "13" is available for streaming in full via iTunes, Antiquiet reports.

The album will drop on June 10 and it appears to be the band's 19th release, the first since 1995's "Forbidden" and the first featuring Ozzy Osbourne's vocals since 1978's "Never Say Die." The full lineup also includes iconic axeman Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer Butler and Rage Against the Machine sticksman Brad Wilk replacing the original Sabbath drummer Bill Ward.

The band will hit the US road this year, then Sabbath will go to South America, and in the end they will tour Europe.

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    TominatorT1
    What do you mean "it appears to be the band's 19th release"??? Not very sure about anything UG.....
    vikkyvik
    That was my question as well. Does it also appear to be an album full of music?
    arranday48
    this is violently awesome
    jimihendrix6699
    am i the only one thinks it isn't anything amazing? i mean iommi's lead work is almost shotty in some songs. not to say its bad or anything but i wouldn't say spectacular.
    Bigdubb
    Listening now. And it's wonderful so far. Sabbath's still got it, and Rubin did a good job.
    UniformRecon
    Rubin did good with the production, except I wish they got a sound that was a little more like early Sabbath, like a little more raw and warm, but I'm still super happy with the final product!
    ilovemySG
    my dad's first vinyl was "Black Sabbath." I think getting "13" on vinyl would be fitting. So stoked for this album
    Honey Badger
    I don't normally care, but right now is an exception. I'm seeing them in Vancouver at the end of August, way too stoked.
    rbe6
    the hell is with downvotes? Rejoices, do not crap on our mood
    Engel22
    I listened to the stream of the album, it sounds ****ing fantastic. It's Sabbath through and through. I can live without Bill Ward on drums, and I'm more than excited to see them live this winter (If it doesn't snow too heavily...again).
    sudsypatriarch
    On iTunes? But.. I dont have iTunes =[ This is the only time in my life I actually regret not having it.
    UniformRecon
    The album sounds great, and I love it. BUT... Some of the earlier tracks sound like reinterpretations of their older songs. End of the Beginning sounds like Black Sabbath, God is Dead? sounds like Heaven and Hell/Sabbath Bloody Sabbath, Loner sounds like N.I.B., and Zeitgeist sounds like Planet Caravan. I'm not saying this is necessarily bad, but it just sounds a tad bit unoriginal at a first glance. However, it all-around sounds like classic Black Sabbath, as if they picked it up right after Master of Reality, so I'm really liking this album a lot.
    Marbles
    This album is amazing so far. Going through it now, but it's just straight up Sabbath. I don't get this feeling of anything being forced. Doesn't sound like they're trying to borrow ideas from old songs for the sake of familiarity, but actually just crafting awesome music. On Zeitgeist. So freakin' smooth
    TheHydra
    Zeitgeist is a straight-up remake of Planet Caravan. You sure they're not trying to borrow ideas for the sake of it?
    craaig
    They will tour THE EUROPE!?
    Anjohl
    Sounds better than,every Ozzy solo album since Bark at the Moon, and better than every Sabbath album since Headless Cross, not including Devil You Know.
    macphisto0
    I know that people is gonna hate me for this, but i think that it's not an awesome album, i really like it, sounds amazing, but doesn't have that sparkle that black sabbath used to have, ironicaly sounds a lot like the old school sabbath, but to me it doesn't sound natural, sounds like a band trying to regain their roots instead of creating a masterpiece. there are realy good songs like zeitgeist, but reminds me to planet caravan, I dont want an album of reminders.
    DimeBatteryDrrl
    isn't the whole point of reunions like this to play the way they used to?? People cry over Super Collider not being what Megadeth once was. they want another Rust in Peace People wine all day about how Metallica will never be what they were. And now here is Sabbath, the inventors of Metal, being everything they used to be and it aint enough. this is why older bands dont care about writing new stuff, they are covered by their legacy and fans are never satisfied
    macphisto0
    I agree about how metal heads complain about music not being too loud, or just to soft, they changed their sound, their still playing the same thing, it's anoying. my point about 13 is that it doesn't sound like a band comming back to their roots, to me, it sounds like a remake of old songs. black sabbath is an awesome band, it's incredible that planet caravan and paranoid are in the same album or heaven and hell and children of the sea. but still Sabbath rules, ill see them in october!!!
    CPEngel
    This album is really good and surprised me in a good way! Rick Rubin's production definitely worked on this one flawlessly with Iommi, Ozzy, and Geezer. The only problem I have is the mixing. Given that it is much better than Death Magnetic and World Painted Blood it is still not that great. Rubin needs to understand a band's aggression lies in their music, not how loud and clipped a record is. Great Sabbath album though!
    katiem333
    how do you know what the mix sounds like when you are listening to the compressed digital mp3? don't hate on the mix until you listen to the real audio files on a computer or an actual vinyl or cd.
    CPEngel
    It's on Itunes so the bit rate is at 256kbps. That is high enough to tell if the mix is good or not especially if you have a good set of headphones. It's mostly the drums that sound off to me.
    katiem333
    even good headphones can make 'spacious' recordings sound small and ill-comprehensive. have you ever tried mixing with headphones directly through an m-box or something similar? the low end is either over compensated or the opposite once you listen to the same mix through studio monitors. im just saying this because i have only listened to the songs online so far and i can still hear the compression in the percussion. I totally agree: the drums sound thin. i hope that does not hold true to the album. i have faith in rubin, i love sabbath, and i think this album is going to be ****ing killer! cheers!
    petruzh
    Now that i have listened it two times I think its really strong album, vocal mixing is only thing that takes it down a bit for me, but GREAT album!
    ckysteve5
    This was AWESOME!! Very impressive. I was worried it would be a total letdown but everybody sounded great. May and June have been incredible months of music so far. Keep it comin'!
    lb_728
    Iommi is Iron Man. Middle finger to cancer and still rocks out like its 1970 all over again.
    jeretx2
    Am I the only one who thinks this album isn't original? Kinda sounds rushed also?? idk, it just sounds like every song is based off a old Sabbath song - like they didn't know what to write so they based riffs and everything else off of old classic Sabbath songs.
    xHellbound
    I'll admit that "End of the Beginning" is disappointing, but the rest of the album is really badass. Sabbath dropping an album on my birthday? Best birthday ever!
    Fjagi
    So disappointed with this utter crap. THIS IS NOT BLACK SABBATH.
    Brandon1993
    Then who is it? It says Black Sabbath on the cover. The songs were written by Black Sabbath. And it was recorded by Black Sabbath. Then again I could be wrong....
    Josh Reubenking
    Fuck what you think. THAT IS BLACK SABBATH. Have you not seen the behind the scenes videos? Or are you blind and can't see the name "Black Sabbath" clearly on the cover? Or are you just deaf? Regardless, **** you.
    ewolf5150
    meh, i dunno. it definitely has the sabbath sound, but as i was listening to it, i kept drifting in and out. its mid tempo and kind of boring the whole way thru. i will have to give it more listens. i have always been a huge fan of ozzy's solo records and a moderate sabbath fan. i'm more of a priest/maiden guy myself
    bryan.f.turner
    In my opinion it's a great album. As great of an album as Master of Reality or Paranoid? Probably not. Did I expect it to be? Oh no. The albums sticks to the Sabbath sound. I hate to jump on the bandwagon but, I'm not the biggest on the Rubin sound. Parts feel too compressed and thus loses its dynamic control. Dynamics is something that Sabbath specializes in. I can compare the tone, feel and sound it to their self title 1969 release. It just has this ultimate cool dirty groove. This album exceeded my expectations! Ozzy still masters the ability to sing a song of doom and gloom, Brad does a good job filling in for the job of Bill Ward, Iommi shows himself as an Ultimate Bad-Ass undergoing the horrors of cancer treatment, while playing some killer guitar. Geezer is seriously the best bass player in all of rock "n" roll. His presence in the band is as needed as a bass player in a Jazz Ensemble. He keeps everyone together over chord changes. What some people look at and say is red, he looks at it differently and says it blue. That's what I love about this guy! Like I said it's no, "Master of Reality" but it for sure is Black Sabbath and having that extra Sabbath album is truly a blessing to the Metal Community. I hope to see more from Black Sabbath in the future.
    Brandon1993
    Finally decided to download iTunes to listen to this album earlier today. All I gotta say is it was actually a lot better than I thought it'd be. Is it another album on par with their first 4? I'm gonna say no. But it's better than some of the other stuff Ozzy Sabbath released between Sabbath Bloody Sabbath and Never Say Die. Though I feel as though them ending the last song with the EXACT sound clip they used in the beginning of their first album kinda seems as though they're putting an end to Black Sabbath by ending what may be their final album with the way they began their first album. If you get what I mean by this.
    Meta1H3ad
    Wow...I got excited to hear the entire record and iTunes really isn't streaming the album...
    mod59dc
    Anybody who don't get it never will.This is the best Hard Rock album in the last twenty years. Best for Sabbath since Dehumanizer. Now if we can only get Ozzy to sing "Sins of the Father" as a tribute to Ronnie that would be the ultimate. See ya in West Palm Beach Boys !
    mod59dc
    Yikes! I'm ****ing over the moon! Loner is the weakest song but still not bad, it's Sabbath people it's gonna have a touch of the old. Man they should just play the album all the way through live. Wilk must have been channeling Bill. Ozzy is nutz to have ever left the Sabbath string section. Both Geezer & Tony tear in up; and as for Ozzy, Wow he brought his A game. They must keep this band together and make more.