BLACK SABBATH/HEAVEN & HELL Bassist Comments On MICHAEL JACKSON's Passing

BLACK SABBATH/HEAVEN & HELL bassist Geezer Butler has issued the following statement regarding the passing of pop music legend Michael Jackson, who died yesterday (Thursday, June 25) at age 50:

"Saddened and shocked to hear of the passing of Michael Jackson. He truly was, and always will be, a true icon. 'Thriller' was one of the greatest pop masterpieces of all time. A sad day for our world. R.I.P."

According to CNN.com, police are looking for Michael Jackson's personal physician but have been unable to contact him, they said Friday.

The doctor's car was towed from Jackson's home Thursday and impounded, authorities said.

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The car may contain "medications pertinent to the investigation" into Jackson's death, said detective Agustin Villanueva of the Los Angeles Police Department.

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