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- Metal band Black Sabbath created a t-shirt to support the Black Lives Matter movement.
- The band has been involved in other progressive movements.
Legendary heavy metal band Black Sabbath is showing its support for the Black Lives Matter movement by creating an exclusive line of merchandise with all proceeds going to the civil rights advocacy group.
The Black Lives Matter shirts, designed in the classic Black Sabbath font, are available for pre-order for $25. They are expected to ship on or around July 14.
“In support of Black Lives Matter, an official t-shirt themed after Black Sabbath’s iconic Master Of Reality album cover is now available,” the description reads.
The band has supported charitable and progressive causes before; members Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler have spoken out against animal abuse with PETA. Guitarist Tony Iommi also recently raised more than 19,000 euros in an auction to support the United Kingdom's National Health Services during the coronavirus pandemic.
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