Terence Michael Joseph "Geezer" Butler is a British musician and songwriter. He is best known as the bassist and primary lyricist of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath. He has also recorded and performed with Heaven & Hell, GZR, and Ozzy Osbourne. Butler is currently the bassist of Deadland Ritual.Read more
Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler and his wife, Gloria, are strumming a seller's tune on the Westside. The couple, who reside primarily in their native England, have put their home in the Beverly Hills Post Office area up for sale at $3.225 million.
The longtime bassist for the groundbreaking heavy metal outfit Black Sabbath, Terence “Geezer” Butler was born July 17, 1949, in Birmingham, England.
Sometimes Geezer used a pick
This can be seen here from a 1974 concert: Geezer did whatever was necessary for the song to work. Much of the time he used fingers, but when it was required, out came the pick.
In this Black Sabbath performance, Geezer Butler can be seen playing a 4-String Lakland Jazz Bass. At approximately 7:31 of the video, you can see a faint Lakland logo on the head of the bass. Specifically, this bass model is most probably a 44-60 Lakland, as the Geezer Butler signature Lakland i...
Geezer Butlers Bass Rig at present has consists of Lakland Basses and Ashdown Amplifiers but there is plenty more to his sound than that. Geezer's career spans over 50 years and is known primarily for his work in Black Sabbath and again with the related band Heaven & Hell.
1 US, informal, humorous or mildly disparaging : an odd, eccentric, or unreasonable person (usually a man) especially : an old man an old geezer It may suggest only that the offender is … a geezer perhaps, too old and set in his ways to know what's new in the world. —
Ozzy Osbourne's former drummer, Lee Kerslake, has died aged 73. The musician had been undergoing treatment for prostate cancer. He is best known for his performances on the Black Sabbath frontman's critically-acclaimed debut album, Blizzard of Ozz, and was also the drummer in heavy metal band Uriah Heep.
Appearing on his wife Gloria Butler's podcast 'On The Rags', Geezer explained his Irish Catholic upbringing is why he never curses.
Accident. At the age of 17, Iommi lost the tips of the middle and ring fingers of his right hand in an industrial accident on his last day of work in a sheet metal factory. Iommi described how he "was told 'you'll never play again'.
As of 2021, the net worth of James Hetfield is $300 million. The frontman is the second richest Metallica member.
The term geez can be used in both negative and positive contexts, but it's more often used negatively to express frustration with what someone has said or done. Geez comes from a shortening of Jesus, which makes it a euphemism—a milder way of saying something that may be considered offensive, blasphemous, or harsh.
In the US, “geyser” is pronounced GUY-zer and has one meaning, a bubbling hot spring that erupts periodically. But in British English, it has two meanings; a “geyser” can be a hot spring or a water heater. And for both senses of the word, most British speakers rhyme it with “geezer.”
Geezer has been using heavy gauge hand made K3 DR strings since the early 2000's. These strings have a usual string gauge of 50-110. Since Winter 2010, he changed to DR's Black Beauties. The thickest E string is limited to .