After a gestation period of more than 12 years, Black Sabbath
's nineteenth studio album, 13
, was finally released in June 2013 to widespread positivity, praising their revival of the classic sound with a fresh twist.
This Black Sabbath
Guitar Tab songbook includes all 11 songs from the deluxe album, transcribed in standard notation and Guitar tablature, with chord symbols and chord diagrams, as well as full lyrics. This really is everything you need to learn every apocalyptic note and riff straight from hell that legendary rock guitarist Tony Iommi has written.
Critics and audiences have widely praised 13
for its anthemic choruses, and return to former glory for these pioneers of heavy metal. The album does sound great, thanks to the musical talent of each member and Rick Rubin's almost mythical production skills. With our Black Sabbath
Guitar Tab book, you can get the unmistakeable sound of this fantastic and long-awaited album.
As a guitarist, you are going to want to listen closely to this album, it's a veritable masterclass in rock riff writing and blues-inspired soloing. With this 13 Tab book, you can listen and study the tabs then play the songs for yourself, nailing every power chord, every lick and solo. Tony Iommi was one of the inventors of heavy metal Guitar, notable for playing with just two fingers after an accident at an early age. Despite this, he overcame adversity and you can hear on this album each note is adamantine and straight from the deepest, darkest depths of the river Styx. If you want to become a great hard rock guitarist, this guy's work is the stuff to study, and what better way than with the new offering from the established gods of the genre?
The new Black Sabbath Guitar Tab songbook is ideal for anyone who has loved Black Sabbath all the way from their 1970 debut to 13, their universally acknowledged return to form. It's also great for somebody just getting into the darker realms of rock music and wants a contemporary album to turn to, or just for any guitarist who wants to learn Hard Rock Guitar 101!