Friday, November 18, 2011

Black Sabbath announce European tour dates

The initial series of dates on the Black Sabbath reunion world tour have been announced.

Kicking off on May 18th in Moscow at Olimpski, the tour will bring Black Sabbath to the masses at: Download Festival [UK], Azkena Rock Festival [Spain], Hellfest [France], Graspop Metal Meeting [Belgium], and Gods of Metal [Italy].

These dates are only the beginning of the group's global tour which will take the band around the world including countries the band has never played before, and others they have not visited in more than three decades.

The four original members of Sabbath - Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward - are currently recording their first studio album in 33 years with legendary producer Rick Rubin for release worldwide in the fall of 2012.

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2012 Reunion tour

May 18 - Moscow, Russia - Olimpiski
May 20 - St. Petersburg, Russia - New Arena
May 23 - Helsinki, Finland - Hartwall Arena
May 25 - Stockholm, Sweden - Stadium
May 29 - Bergen, Norway - Bergen Calling Festival
May 31 - Oslo, Norway - Spektrum
Jun 02 - Malmö, Sweden - Malmö Stadium
Jun 04 - Dortmund, Germany - Westfalenhalle
Jun 10 - Donnington, UK - Download Festival
Jun 12 - Rotterdam, Holland - Ahoy
Jun 15 - Bilbao, Spain - Azkena Rock Festival
Jun 17 - Nantes, France - Hellfest
Jun 19 - Paris, France - Bercy
Jun 22 - Dessel, Belgium - Graspop Metal Meeting
Jun 24 - Milan, Italy - Gods of Metal

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