Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Black Sabbath expand North American farewell tour

Black Sabbath have expanded their farewell tour with additional North American dates next summer.

Billed as “The End”, the group’s final run begins in Omaha, NE on January 20 before shows in Australia, New Zealand and Europe.

Now, the metal icons have announced a second series of dates in North America starting August 17 at Jones Beach and running to September 21 in Phoenix, AZ.

Tickets for these shows will go on sale October 31 at varying local times; check your local provider for details.

Three-quarters of the original lineup – Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler – will perform, as they did with their world tour in support of the 2013 album, “13.”

The band have yet to confirm if Ozzy’s solo drummer, Tommy Clufetos, will handle live dates for the farewell trek as he did in 2013.

Original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward will once again sit out the tour over contractual issues with the band and personal issues with Osbourne over remarks in recent years.

Black Sabbath
The End world tour 2016

North America (leg 2)

Aug 17 — Wantagh, NY @ Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
Aug 19 — Philadelphia, PA @ Susquehanna Bank Center
Aug 21 — Washington D.C. @ Jiffy Lube Live
Aug 23 — Holmdel, NJ @ PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug 25 — Boston, MA @ Xfinity Center
Aug 27 — Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena
Aug 29 — Toronto, ON @ Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
Aug 31 — Detroit, MI @ DTE Energy Music Theater
Sep 02 — Indianapolis, IN @ Klipsch Music Center
Sep 04 — Chicago, IL @ Hollywood CasinoAmphitheatre
Sep 07 — Dallas, TX @ Gexa Energy Pavilion
Sep 09 — Albuquerque, NM @ Isleta Amphitheater
Sep 11 — Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheater
Sep 13 — Portland, OR @ Sunlight Supply Arena
Sep 15 — Oakland, CA @ Oracle Arena
Sep 17 — Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena
Sep 19 — Hollywood, CA @ Hollywood Bowl
Sep 21 — Phoenix, AZ @ AK-Chin Pavilion

See also:

Black Sabbath to headline Download festival
Black Sabbath announce farewell European tour dates
Black Sabbath guitarist says cancer brings need for farewell tour
Black Sabbath announce farewell tour
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