Black Sabbath Announce Huge U.S. Tour
Black Sabbath have expanded their four 2013 tour dates into a full, 20-date North American tour. It starts July 25 in Houston, Texas.
The heavy metal legends are currently performing in Australia and New Zealand, with a Tokyo show set for May 12 at the first-ever Ozzfest in Japan. When Sabbath return to the U.S. they’ll play cities including Philadelphia, Boston, Chicago, Detroit and San Francisco along with their already-announced dates in Los Angeles, Seattle, Toronto and Holmdel, New Jersey.
Sabbath release their new album, 13, on June 11. It is the original band’s first album with frontman Ozzy Osbourne since 1978's Never Say Die.
Black Sabbath’s newly announced tour dates are:
7/25 Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
7/27 Austin, TX – Frank Erwin Center
7/29 Tampa, FL – Live Nation Amphitheatre
7/31 W. Palm Beach, FL Cruzan Amphitheatre
8/2 Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live
8/4 Holmdel, NJ – PNC Bank Arts Center
8/6 Detroit, MI – DTE Energy Music Theatre
8/8 Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
8/10 Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
8/12 Boston, MA – Comcast Center
8/14 Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
8/16 Tinley Park, IL – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
8/18 Indianapolis, IN – Klipsch Music Center
8/22 Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
8/24 Seattle, WA – Gorge Amphitheatre
8/26 San Francisco, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre at Mountain View
8/28 Irvine, CA – Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
8/30 Phoenix, AZ – US Airways Center
9/1 Las Vegas, NV – MGM Grand Garden Arena
9/3 Los Angeles, CA – Los Angeles Sports Arena
The first track from 13 - “God is Dead?” – has already hit 1 million views on Sabbath’s official YouTube channel. Listen below.