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Heaven and Hell Announce US Tour Dates with Megadeth and Machine Head

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LiveDaily.com reports: Heaven and Hell--featuring two founding members of Black Sabbath along with interim Sabbath vocalist Ronnie James Dio and former Sabbath drummer Vinnie Appice--have announced dates for an inaugural US tour this spring.

Original Sabbath drummer Bill Ward, who was originally announced as being part of the reunion, has been replaced by Appice, who joined the group for a brief stretch in the early '80s and appeared on two of the group's albums.

The US dates follow the band's earlier announcement of a March trek through Canada, ending with a March 30 one-off at New York's Radio City Music Hall, a date which sold out in a "matter of minutes," according to the group's publicist.

The new dates kick off April 22 in Phoenix and will see the group canvas 20 cities across the country, starting off on the West Coast and slowly moving eastward. Tickets go on sale to the public March 9, except for the May 2 Houston date, which will go on sale March 17. A special fan presale for all dates will take place Wednesday (3/7) beginning at noon EST. More information on the presale can be obtained at a special website set up by the group.

Opening support for the trek will include fellow metal icons Megadeth, who will preview material from their forthcoming new album, "United Abominations," due in stores May 8. Additional support will come from Machine Head, backing its new album, "The Blackening," which is set for a March 27 release.

Here are the confirmed Heaven and Hell North American tour dates:

March 11 - Vancouver, British Columbia - Pacific Coliseum
March 13 - Edmonton, Alberta - Rexall Place
March 14 - Calgary, Alberta - Saddledome
March 16 - Regina, Saskatchewan - Brandt Centre
March 18 - Winnipeg, Manitoba - MTS Centre
March 20 - Sault St. Marie, Ontario - Steelback Centre
March 22 - Toronto, Ontario - Air Canada Centre
March 24 - London, Ontario - John Labatt Centre
March 26 - Montreal, Quebec - Bell Centre
March 27 - Quebec City, Quebec - Colisee Pepsi Arena
March 28 - Ottawa, Ontario - Civic Centre
March 30 - New York, NY - Radio City Music Hall
April 22 - Phoenix, AZ - Dodge Theatre
April 24 - San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion
April 25 - Inglewood, CA - Forum
April 26 - Chula Vista, CA - Coors Amphitheatre
April 28 - Albuquerque, NM - Journal Pavilion
April 29 - Denver, CO - Broomfield Events Center
May 1 - Selma, TX - Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
May 2 - The Woodlands, TX - Cynthia Woods Pavilion
May 3 - Grand Prairie, TX - Nokia Theater
May 5 - Rosemont, IL - Allstate Arena
May 6 - Minneapolis, MN Theatre @ Target Center
May 8 - Cincinnati, OH - US Bank Arena
May 10 - Philadelphia, PA - Wachovia Arena
May 11 - Cleveland, OH - Tower City Amphitheatre
May 12 - Detroit, MI - Cobo Hall
May 14 - Albany, NY - Times Union Center
May 15 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun Arena
May 17 - Lowell, MA - Tsongas Arena
May 18 - Columbia, MD - Merriweather Pavilion
May 19 - Holmdel, NJ - PNC Arts Center

Source: Live Daily

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1. METALLICMOLINA writes:

Im going for megadeth f*** this so called black sabbath with dio and there is only 1 black sabbath and that is with ozzy the prince of f***ing darkness... If u got a problem with my oppion go cry to your momma and tell her how much better Dio is than OZZY!!!!!!!

# Mar 5, 2007 @ 11:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. deathbringer writes:

I'd definitely go to see a rare chance to see Sabbath play the Dio-era stuff. But Machine Head and Megadeth on this bill make a sure sale for me!

# Mar 5, 2007 @ 11:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. ThE DiSTurBeD writes:

Dang that is the same night as the Stone Sour show at the wiltern

# Mar 5, 2007 @ 11:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Lurkio writes:

Er, METALLICMOLINA ... there is only one Black Sabbath, that's the whole f***ing reason they are calling the band Heaven and Hell... capisce ?

# Mar 6, 2007 @ 5:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Valentine_no_more writes:

Who is Heaven and Hell?????

# Mar 6, 2007 @ 1:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. METALLICMOLINA writes:

what the f*** did i tell u dont complane to me, i said go cry to your momma and tell her your problems,,, cuz f*** this heaven and hell... its still a kick in the balls to sabbaths name...

# Mar 6, 2007 @ 9:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. DB writes:

MACHINE HEAD SHOULD HEADLINE THIS TOUR!!!!

# Mar 6, 2007 @ 10:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. BodomFan writes:

hell yeah. i'm gonna have to buy a ticket to that sh*t. that sounds like a badass tour.

# Mar 6, 2007 @ 10:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Night writes:

dude ithought down was supposed to be there, cuz thats wat it says on my f*king ticket for the show

# Mar 6, 2007 @ 11:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. LIVING DEAD GRRL writes:

DUDE CANNIBAL CORPSE IS DA sh** THEY f***IN RULE DEATH METAL I LUVE TO SEE THEM AGAIN LIVE

# Mar 7, 2007 @ 3:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. BrianSD writes:

Valentine no more: Heaven and Hell is Black Sabath, but the line up from a certain time-frame, when Dio was the singer.

# Mar 7, 2007 @ 5:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. fist writes:

no milwaukee dates you got to be kiding me a$$holes in chicago and pozers in the twin cities get to see this sh** milwaukee is more hard core b****es!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

# Mar 7, 2007 @ 6:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. rk writes:

holy shiit a cincy date! i might get the chance to see the dio era sabbath finally.

# Mar 7, 2007 @ 8:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. sabbathfan writes:

you dumb f*** dio pwns ozzy and when they came out to play, the first thing he acknowledged was "we're called heaven and hell, but we're not heaven and hell....we're BLACK SABBATH!!!"

# Mar 15, 2007 @ 10:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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