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Geezer Butler

Geezer Butler

Real/full name:
Terence Michael Joseph Butler
Age:
64 (born Jul 17th, 1949)
Place of origin:
United Kingdom (Birmingham, England)
Gender:
Male

Biography

English musician and songwriter. Butler is best known as the bassist and lyricist of heavy metal band Black Sabbath. Incorporating the innovative techniques like string bending and using effects, he laid the groundwork for metal bass, and songwriting in general. His lyrical themes largely refer to themes like pollution, death, drug addiction, self-destruction and social issues.

Geezer uses ...

Trivia

Butler is an avowed vegan and appeared in an advertisement for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals(PETA) in 2009.

Geezer, along with Tony Iommi is passionate fan of Aston Villa F.C., to which he dedicated his 2006 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame award.

Guested on Device's self-titled album, on the song 'Out of Line'.

Black Sabbath

Bass (1969-1979, 1980-1984, 1987, 1991-1994, 1997-2006, 2011-present)

1969 The Rebel (Demo) Bass
1969 Evil Woman (Demo) Bass
1970 The Wizard (Single) Bass
1970 Evil Woman (Single) Bass
1970 Black Sabbath Bass
1970 Paranoid (Single) Bass, Lyrics (for "Paranoid")
1970 Paranoid Bass, Lyrics (tracks 1-6, 8)
1971 Paranoid EP (EP) Bass
1971 Sweet Leaf (Single) Bass
1971 Master of Reality Bass
1971 Children of the Grave (Single) Bass
1971 Iron Man (Single) Lyrics, Bass
1972 Tomorrow's Dream (Single) Bass
1972 Paranoid '72 (Single) Bass
1972 Wicked World (Single) Bass
1972 Snowblind (EP) Bass
1972 Black Sabbath Vol. 4 Bass, Mellotron
1973 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath / Changes (Single) Bass, Mellotron
1973 Changes (Single) Bass
1973 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath / Looking for Today / Sabbra Cadabra (EP) Bass
1973 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath Bass
1975 Am I Going Insane / Hole in the Sky (Single) Bass
1975 Sabotage Bass
1976 It's Alright (Single) Bass
1976 Gypsy (Single) Bass
1976 Back Street Kids (Single) Bass
1976 Technical Ecstasy Bass
1977 Paranoid / Sabbath Bloody Sabbath (Single) Bass
1978 Hard Road (Single) Bass
1978 Never Say Die (Single) Bass
1978 Never Say Die! Bass, Vocals (backing) (track 4)
1980 Lady Evil (Single) Bass
1980 Lady Evil / Children of the Sea (Single) Bass
1980 Black and Blue (Split DVD/video) Bass
1980 Heaven and Hell Bass
1980 Live at Last (Live album) Bass
1980 Neon Knights / Children of the Sea (Live) (Single) Bass
1980 Die Young (Single) Bass
1981 Mob Rules Bass
1981 Mob Rules (Single) Bass
1982 Turn Up the Night (Single) Bass
1982 Live Evil (Live album) Bass
1983 Trashed (Single) Bass
1983 Born Again Bass
1986 RSVP Music Videos: Heavy Metal (Split DVD/video) Bass
1989 Smoke on the Water (Split) Bass
1991 The Ultimate in Heavy Metal (Split) Bass
1991 The Black Sabbath Story Volume I 1970 - 1978 (Video/VHS) Bass
1991 The Ozzy Osbourne Years (Compilation) Bass
1992 Time Machine (Single) Bass
1992 Kerrang! Four-Play (Split) Bass
1992 The Black Sabbath Story Volume II 1978 - 1992 (Video/VHS) Bass
1992 TV Crimes (Single) Bass
1992 Dehumanizer Bass
1992 I (Single) Bass
1992 Master of Insanity (Single) Bass
1994 Never Say Die (Video/VHS) Bass
1994 Cross Purposes Bass
1994 Back to Eden (Single) Bass
1995 Cross Purposes Live (Video/VHS) Bass
1998 Selling My Soul (Single) Bass
1998 Reunion (Live album) Bass
1998 Psycho Man (Single) Bass
1999 The Last Supper (DVD) Bass
1999 Black Mass (EP) Bass
2000 Paranoid / The Wizard (Single) Bass
2002 Past Lives (Live album) Bass
2002 The Black Sabbath Story Volume Two (DVD) Bass
2002 The Black Sabbath Story Volume One (DVD) Bass
2004 Paranoid CD Single (Single) Bass
2007 The Devil Cried (Single) Bass
2007 Live at Hammersmith Odeon (Live album) Bass
2008 Heaven and Hell (Single) Bass
2010 Classic Albums: Paranoid (DVD) Bass
2010 Frantic / Paranoid (Split) Bass
2013 God Is Dead? (Single) Bass
2013 13 Lyrics, Bass
2013 Live… Gathered in Their Masses (DVD) Bass
(show all)

Geezer

Bass (1995-present)

1995 Plastic Planet Bass
1996 Cycle of Sixty / X13 (Single) Bass
1997 Black Science Keyboards, Bass
2005 Ohmwork Bass

Geezer Butler Band

Bass

1985 Demo with Jeff Fenholt (Demo) Bass
1986 1986 Demo (Demo) Bass

Heaven and Hell

Bass (2006-2010)

2007 Live from Radio City Music Hall (Live album) Bass
2007 Live from Radio City Music Hall (DVD) Bass
2009 Bible Black (Single) Bass
2009 The Devil You Know Bass
2009 Eating the Cannibals (Single) Bass
2009 Follow the Tears (Single) Bass
2010 Neon Nights: 30 Years of Heaven & Hell (Live album) Bass
2010 Neon Nights: 30 Years of Heaven & Hell (DVD) Bass

Ozzy Osbourne

Bass (1988, 1995)

1988 Crazy Babies (Single) Bass
1988 Miracle Man (Single) Bass
1988 Wicked Videos (Video/VHS) Bass
1989 Devil's Daughter (Single) Bass
1990 The Urpney Song (Single) Bass
1990 Live Pigs (Single) Bass
1990 Just Say Ozzy (Live album) Bass
1995 Ozzmosis Demos (Demo) Bass
1995 Perry Mason (Single) Bass
1995 Ballads of Ozz (Single) Bass
1995 4 from Ozzmosis (Single) Bass
1995 I Just Want You (Single) Bass
1995 Ozzmosis Bass
1996 See You on the Other Side (Single) Bass
1997 Back on Earth (Single) Bass
2008 The Essential (DVD) Bass
(show all)

Rare Breed

Guitars (rhythm) (1966-1968)

Ozzy Osbourne

1993 Live & Loud (Live album) Bass (on "Black Sabbath")
1993 Live & Loud (Video/VHS) Bass (on "Black Sabbath")

Black Sabbath

1982 Live Evil (Live album) Producer
1995 Between Heaven & Hell: 1970-1983 (Compilation) Executive producer
2007 The Dio Years (Compilation) Producer

Geezer

1995 Plastic Planet Producer

Heaven and Hell

2009 Bible Black (Single) Producer
2009 The Devil You Know Producer
2009 Eating the Cannibals (Single) Producer
2009 Follow the Tears (Single) Producer
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