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BLACK SABBATH bassist Geezer Butler has examined optimistic for COVID-19, the illness attributable to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

Earlier as we speak (Wednesday, June 8),the 72-year-old British-born musician shared a photograph of his optimistic check on social media, and he included the next message: “I am not pregnant so guess I’ve Covid (once more).”

It’s not clear when Butler beforehand contracted the novel coronavirus.

Again in Might 2021, Geezer‘s spouse, Gloria Butler, recounted her husband’s expertise touring to the UK earlier that month from their then-house in Los Angeles. Talking on the “On The RAGS” podcast, she mentioned: “My husband flew to England the place they’re having to quarantine nonetheless. Once you land, it’s important to inform them the place you are staying. He gave them our home deal with. My husband, for these of you that do not know, is reclusive; he would not reply telephones or reply doorways or something… However unexpectedly, there is a knock on the door. He would by no means, ever, ever reply a door. And he is jetlagging so badly that it is stunning he wasn’t even sleeping or he might have been within the bathe. However he really answered the door. They usually have been checking up on him. It was the COVID police. How humorous is that? I imply, how humorous, however how scary, as a result of he possibly would not have answered the door. So he needed to present his ID in order that they knew it was actually him. They requested if he was there on his personal, which he was. They usually requested — which I believed was beautiful — they mentioned, ‘I do know that is actually laborious doing this, isolating. Is there something I can get you? Are you okay right here?'”

Requested what would have occurred if Geezer hadn’t answered the door, Gloria mentioned: “He would have been in bother. He would have been fined.”

On Might 14, 2021, Geezer tweeted about his U.Okay. lockdown expertise, writing: “Good to be again in England, however caught in quarantine & want 3 COVID assessments, even tho I’ve had my jabs. #COVID #LifeGoesOn #ofcourseitisraining”.

Geezer obtained his second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on February 12, 2021. On the time, the musician took to his Instagram to share that he obtained the ultimate common dose of the vaccine. He posted a photograph of him sporting a face masks and sporting sticker on his left arm that learn: “I obtained my COVID-19 vaccine!” He wrote in an accompanying caption: “Second vaccination accomplished. Can I’m going to England now? #please #missingtherain #longestivebeenaway”.

A founding member of BLACK SABBATH, Geezer can be the lyricist of such SABBATH classics as “Struggle Pigs”, “Iron Man”, “Paranoid” and others.

Geezer, singer Ozzy Osbourne and guitarist Tony Iommi reunited in late 2011 and launched a comeback album, “13”, in June 2013.

In February 2017, SABBATH completed “The Finish” tour in Birmingham, closing out the quartet’s groundbreaking 49-year profession.

“The Finish” was SABBATH‘s final tour as a result of Iommi, who was identified with most cancers in 2012 and is at present in remission, can not journey for prolonged quantities of time.

Geezer just lately accomplished work on his autobiography for a tentative early 2023 launch.

Butler is the third member of the unique SABBATH lineup to launch an autobiography. Ozzy‘s memoir, “I Am Ozzy”, debuted at No. 2 on the New York Instances‘ “Hardcover Nonfiction” best-seller listing. The e book was revealed on January 25, 2010 within the U.S., practically two years after it was first anticipated to reach. Iommi‘s memoir, “Iron Man: My Journey Via Heaven And Hell With Black Sabbath”, was launched in hardback in November 2011. It landed at place No. 35 on the New York Instances‘ “Hardcover Nonfiction” best-sellers listing.

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