Black Sabbath announce Black Lives Matter shirt for charity

The shirt’s design mirrors the band’s Master Of Reality album art.

black sabbath black lives matter shirt

Image: Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath have announced a new ‘Black Lives Matter’ t-shirt design, fashioned after the typographic art style of their 1971 album, Master Of Reality. Proceeds from sales of the t-shirts through Sabbath’s online store will go towards the Black Lives Matter organisation.

The design draws inspiration from a t-shirt worn by Rage Against The Machine’s Tom Morello earlier this month (8 June) in an Instagram post with his mother.

“My 96 yr old mom has been a tireless advocate for Black Lives her whole life,” Morello wrote in the post’s caption. “Proud to stand with her today, as always, in solidarity in the fight for a more just and humane country & planet.”

Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler took notice of the post and stopped by to comment, “Nice shirt & nice sentiment & awesome mum.”

Earlier this year, legendary guitarist Tony Iommi helped raise over £19,000 for the UK’s NHS in a charity auction of several personal items – including one guitar.

Pre-orders for the t-shirt have begun at $25, check one out for yourself here.

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