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Black Sabbath Announces Australian Tour Dates

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Black Sabbath has announced a reunion for the band's first Australian shows in nearly 40 years. Original band members Ozzy Osbourne, bassist Geezer Butler, and guitarist Tony Iommi will make a thunderous return to Australia in April 2013 for arena shows in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, in their first Aussie shows since 1974. Tickets for these once-in-a-lifetime shows will go on sale at midday on Thursday, November 8th.

In June, 2012 Black Sabbath headlined the 10th Download Festival at Donington before a crowd of 100,000. The group followed that show in August with a headlining set at 2012’s sold-out Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago.

Black Sabbath is currently recording the band's first new studio album in more than 33 years, helmed by seven-time Grammy winning producer, Rick Rubin. The album is due for release in April 2013.

4/25 BRISBANE ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE
4/27 SYDNEY ALLPHONES ARENA
5/1 MELBOURNE ROD LAVER ARENA
5/4 PERTH PERTH ARENA

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1. coaster writes:

Oh Yeah!! Cant wait for the Brisbane show!!

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2. Sabbatical writes:

Check out the latest Black Sabbath, Ozzy, and Dio news on sabbaticalnews.tumblr.com

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3. spiral_architect writes:

STILL NO BILL WARD? WHAT THE f***!

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4. John Bear writes:

Please come to Adelaide..We have missed out on a few big groups of late.

# Nov 7, 2012 @ 4:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Cath writes:

perth here I come bring it Black Sabbath

# Nov 7, 2012 @ 6:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Gillo writes:

Haha last black sabbath concert I went to may,1974 free trade Hall Manchester. Can't wait for the Brisbane show

# Nov 7, 2012 @ 6:38 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. spiral_architect writes:

@ GILLO: WAS THAT THE "SABBATH, BLOODY SABBATH" TOUR? HOW WAS THE SHOW?

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8. Gills writes:

Gillo to spiral architect yeh long time ago!! Did 2 concerts back to back Liverpool empire then free trade hall. Brilliant just remember the volume nothing like it these days and Ozzie in white fringed jacket. My ears- deaf for weeks. Been waiting for an oz concert ever since. Missed th download festival by 8 hours- on a plane!

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9. Gillo writes:

See post by gills- iPad correction.......

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10. Frank The Tank writes:

Who is support? DOWN? Kirk Windstein said March ish for a DOWN tour of Oz, maybe a double header?

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11. billyboy of adelaide writes:

These reasons for my love of heavy music,please come to adelaide

# Nov 8, 2012 @ 11:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. dante writes:

what age do u have to be??

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13. sharon stanic writes:

had to listen to black sabbath since i was a kid . Older sister played black sabbath all the time . Now they are my favorite band ever . Never thought id be seeing them live , BRING IT ON BLACK SABBATH WOOOOHOOOO

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