Black Sabbath are going back on tour. The reunited metal legends have released a short video confirming their first Australian tour in 40 years, the 2013 dates of which are as follows:
April 25 - Entertainment Centre, Brisbane
April 27 - Allphones Arena, Sydney
May 01 - Rod Laver, Melbourne
May 04 - Perth Arena, Perth
The band have also announced that they will be performing at 2013’s Ozzfest event in Japan alongside Slipknot. The two-day event will take place on May 11-12, 2013 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City (outside Tokyo). Slipknot will headline the first night, Sabbath the second.
Sabbath have also confirmed that the band's new, Rick Rubin produced album, will come out in April of 2013. The album reunites Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler. Original drummer Bill Ward is not taking part.