Saturday, November 3, 2012

Black Sabbath: Ozzfest Japan 2013 update

More details are being revealed about Ozzfest Japan 2013.

This past week, Black Sabbath and Slipknot were the first two acts announced for the evnt, which will take place on May 11th-12th, 2013 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City (outside Tokyo).

Slipknot will headline on May 11 while Sabbath will headline the May 12 show.

Now, ticket information has been announced.

As of November 1, ticket prices are as follows: single-day tickets are JPY 14,000, weekend passes are JPY 27,000, weekend passes including an official festival t-shirt are JPY 30,000. All prices include consumption tax, box office commission and ticket printing fees.

"We are excited for the opportunity to bring Ozzfest to Japan for the first time ever," says Sharon Osbourne. “We've got the perfect combination of Western and Japanese bands. Ozzfest is also thrilled to be presenting Black Sabbath’s first-ever performance in Japan."

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Prior to the Japanese event, Black Sabbath will release their forthcoming album – their first since 1978 – in April. The band is working with producer Rick Rubin on the project.

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