BLACK SABBATH Have First Australian Top Ten Album Since Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

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Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 18:08:46 EST

According to, BLACK SABBATH have earned their first Australian top ten album since Sabbath Bloody Sabbath back in 1974, with their new album 13.

According to Billboard, Sabbath are heading for its first No. 1 album on the US Billboard 200 chart. Industry sources suggest the group's new 13, released on Tuesday (June 11), may sell over 120,000 copies by the end of the tracking week on Sunday, June 16.

The new Billboard 200 chart's top 10 will be revealed on the morning of Wednesday, June 19.

13 is the band's first studio album with singer Ozzy Osbourne since 1978's Never Say Die! The band has notched just one top 10 album so far, 1971's Master of Reality, which reached No. 8.