BLACK SABBATH: Announce Summer Tour 2012

Black Sabbath press release: Rock legends BLACK SABBATH will headline a number of Europe's premier […]
By Zarto
November 21, 2011

Black Sabbath press release:

Rock legends BLACK SABBATH will headline a number of Europe's premier festivals in 2012. After announcing their reunion on 11.11.11, these worldwide appearances are one of the most anticipated music events of 2012. Kicking off on Friday 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).

However, that's 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 Black Sabbath - Ozzy Osbourne (vocals), Tony Iommi (guitar), Geezer Butler (bass) and Bill Ward (drums) - are currently recording their first studio album in 33 years with legendary producer Rick Rubin (seven-time Grammy winner, two of those as Producer of the Year) for release worldwide on Vertigo Records, and Vertigo/Universal Republic Records in the US in the fall 2012.

Tour dates confirmed so far:

18/05/2012 - Moscow, Russia Olimpiski
20/05/2012 - St. Petersburg, Russia New Arena
23/05/2012 - Helsinki, Finland Hartwall Arena
25/05/2012 - Stockholm, Sweden Stadium
29/05/2012 - Bergen, Norway Bergen Calling Festival
31/05/2012 - Oslo, Norway Spektrum
02/06/2012 - Malmo, Sweden Malmo Stadium
04/06/2012 - Dortmund, Germany Westfalenhalle
10/06/2012 - Donnington, UK Download Festival
12/06/2012 - Rotterdam, Holland Ahoy
15/06/2012 - Bilbao, Spain Azkena Rock Festival
17/06/2012 - Clisson, France Hellfest
19/06/2012 - Paris, France Bercy
22/06/2012 - Dessel, Belgium Graspop Metal Meeting
24/06/2012 - Milan, Italy Gods of Metal


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