Zakk and his tribute band Zakk Sabbath, which includes Ozzy Osbourne bassist Rob "Blasko" Nicholson and former Queens of the Stone Age drummer Joey Castillo, are going to re-record Black Sabbath completely analogue, direct to two-inch tape and in only 24 hours, just like the original album.
"Legendarily recorded in a single day in October 1969," the band said in a statement, "the earthmoving self-titled set closed the book on hippie optimism with its dark magic and ushered in a brand new genre, setting the metal template for decades to come."
Zakk Sabbath's released will be called, Vertigo, a reference to Black Sabbath's first record label.
The band added that a film crew will be on hand to document the process. When all is said and done, Zakk Sabbath hopes to have a limited-edition album and DVD release delivered on the 50th anniversary of Black Sabbath, February 13, 2020.
Unsurprisingly, all 500 pre-orders have already been sold.
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