NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 11: Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler attend the Black Sabbath Town Hall Event Celebrating The Release of '13' at The Angel Orensanz Foundation on June 11, 2013 in New York City.
It's like the old saying, you do what you know best ... You sort of forget all the keyboard bits and all the multi-instruments and just get back to the basics like on the first three or four albums, and just keep that live feel. We had the sort of philosophy that if it wasn't done in four takes, then forget it.
I got fired first, then they asked me to come back. Then Ozzy left and came back and got fired. The whole band was disintegrating.More quotes »
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