On 13th of January 2013, rock legends BLACK SABBATH announced the title of their new album, 13, which will be released in June, the exact date is yet to be released.
The original BLACK SABBATH members – OZZY OSBOURNE (vocals), TONY IOMMI (guitar) and GEEZER BUTLER (bass), recorded the album primarily in Los Angeles and were joined at the sessions by drummer Brad Wilk who some of you may know from Rage Against The Machine. 13 marks the Grammy-winning, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees’ return to Vertigo, the band’s original label; it’s the group’s first studio album together since 1978’s Never Say Die!
They have sold over 70 million albums together.
BLACK SABBATH will head to New Zealand, Australia and Japan for live performances (see below for tour dates). Additional tour plans will be revealed in the coming months.
BLACK SABBATH’s initial tour dates are as follows:
DATE CITY VENUE
Sat 4/20 Auckland, New Zealand Vector Arena
Mon 4/22 Auckland, New Zealand Vector Arena
Thu 4/25 Brisbane, Australia Entertainment Centre
Sat 4/27 Sydney, Australia All Phones Arena
Mon 4/29 Melbourne, Australia Rod Laver Arena
Wed 5/1 Melbourne, Australia Rod Laver Arena
Sat 5/4 Perth, Australia Perth Arena
Sun 5/12 Tokyo, Japan Ozzfest – Makuhari Messe