Written by on July 17, 2018

Happy birthday to Geezer Butler, born on 17th July 1949, bassist and primary lyricist with English rock band Black Sabbath who had the 1970 UK No.4 single ‘Paranoid’. The bands self-titled album was voted as the best British rock album ever by Kerrang! in 2005. He received the nickname “Geezer” at school because he used to call everybody “Geezer”. Do you have a favourite Black Sabbath track? More here:


Guitarist Tony Iommi and drummer Bill Ward set about to form a heavy blues rock band in Aston, Birmingham. Iommi, who had picked up the guitar as a teenager after being inspired by the likes of Hank Marvin and The Shadows, was forced to play guitar left-handed after an industrial accident at the age…

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