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Friday, November 18, 2011

Black Sabbath: European Tour Dates Announced

Black Sabbath Reunion 2011/2012

The reunited original lineup of the legendary heavy metal band Black Sabbath will headline a number of Europe's premier festivals in 2012. Kicking off on Friday May 18th in Moscow at Olimpski, the tour will bring Black Sabbath to the masses at: Download (U.K.), Azkena Rock (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 preparing to record 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, and Vertigo/Universal Republic in the U.S. in the fall 2012.

The dates are as follows:

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


  1. no UK ?????? aww come on lads... give us at least one gig

  2. They will headline Download in June. I think we`ll see more European tour dates including UK in the newxt weeks.