WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 11: (L-R) Musicians Bill Ward, Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath and producer Rick Rubin appear at a press conference to announce their first new album in 33 years and a world tour in 2012 at the Whiskey A Go-Go on November 11, 2011 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
BLACK SABBATHEXTEND WORLD TOUR INTO 2014: NORTH AMERICAN DATES TO BE FOLLOWEDBY FINAL EUROPEAN SHOWS TICKETS FOR NORTH AMERICAN TOURGO ON SALE BEGINNING FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22
Following wildly successful shows in North and South America, Australia, Asia and now Europe (which kicks off November 20 in Helsinki, Finland), BLACK SABBATH have announced additional shows in North America and Europe in 2014. The 2014 North American dates launch March 31 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY and will hit ten cities in Canada, including stops in Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary and Edmonton, before wrapping April 26 at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, CA. Tickets for the North American dates go on sale beginning Friday, November 22 at www.livenation.com Beginning today, fans can visit (http://bit.ly/RSVPBlackSabbath) to RSVP for early access to presale tickets available Wednesday, November 20. These dates will be part of the band’s final shows of their 2013-2014 world tour in support of their first studio album in 35 years, 13, which entered the charts at #1 in 13 countries (including their first #1 in the U.S.).
Here’s some of the praise of BLACK SABBATH’s 2013 North American dates: “…Yesterday in Mexico we had before us a band…one of those mythological entities…that connects with millions...This was the most important metal concert in the history of Mexico.”--SOPITAS.COM (#1 portal in Mexico), 10-28-13, “…the vastness of Sabbath's influence was on full display.”--LOS ANGELES TIMES, 9-4-13 “This summer, the deities of rock-and-roll have come roaring through town, loud and reliable, like evening thunderstorms…”--WASHINGTON POST, 8-2-13 “…what Black Sabbath conveyed within 15 epic songs was such a summarization of metal matters…”--ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER, 8-29-13
BLACK SABBATH’s 2014 North American tour dates are as follows: DATE CITY VENUEMon3/31 Brooklyn, NY Barclays CenterThu4/3 Halifax, NS Metro CentreSat4/5 Quebec City, QC Colisee PepsiMon4/7 Montreal, QC Bell CentreWed4/9 London, ON Budweiser GardensFri4/11 Hamilton, ON Copps ColiseumSun4/13 Ottawa, ON Canadian Tire CentreWed4/16 Winnipeg, MB MTS CentreFri4/18 Saskatoon, SK Credit Union CentreSun4/20 Calgary, AB Scotiabank SaddledomeTue4/22 Edmonton, AB Rexall PlaceSat4/26 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl