We're still revelling in coming back with this. I don't want to promise anything to anyone. It took us long enough to do this, and we can't wait another 43 years to have another number one. If it comes to pass we don't make another record, then I can rest easily knowing we finished things properly with 13.
- Black Sabbath last got to number one with 'Paranoid' in 1970.
- New album '13' reunites original members Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler for the first time in 35 years.
- The album was released on Monday and has sold 13,000 more copies than Liam Gallagher's Beady Eye which is at number two.
Following their album chart success this weekend the frontman of Black Sabbath has said that their success is a 'tonic' for the manufactured music which normally dominates our airwaves.
The band, which formed in Birmingham, have set a new UK chart record for the longest gap between number one albums, overtaking Rod Stewart who set a similar record last month.
Black Sabbath have stormed to the top of the charts for the first time since 1970 with their new album, entitled '13'.
The heavy rock trailblazers have set a new UK chart record for the longest gap between number one albums, overtaking Rod Stewart who set a similar record last month.
Black Sabbath could have their first number one album for 43 years this afternoon.
Their new album '13' is currently at number one in the mid-week charts.
They last achieved a number one album with their second release 'Paranoid' in 1970 which featured signature tracks such as War Pigs and Iron Man.
The tour will start in London on December 12th before the band finally come home to Birmingham on Friday 20th December when they will play the LG Arena.
Birmingham's finest, Ozzy Osborne's Black Sabbath, have announced on Twitter that they are going on a national UK tour in December.
Birmingham rock legends Black Sabbath have announced the title of their new album - 13.
It is the first studio album by three members of the original band - Ozzy Osbourne (vocals), Tony Iommi (guitar) and Geezer Butler (bass) - since 1978's Never Say Die! They were joined at sessions by Rage Against The Machine drummer Brad Wilk.
The album, recorded mainly in Los Angeles, is due to be released in June, although an exact date is not yet known.