Black Sabbath have announced that the name of their forthcoming new studio album, the first to feature frontman Ozzy Osbourne in thirty five years, will be entitled '13'.
The band have also revealed that the record is expected to be released this June through Vertigo, though an exact release date has yet to be confirmed.
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The album features three of the four original members (Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi and bass player Geezer Butler,) with founding drummer, Bill Ward's place being taken on the album by Rage Against The Machine/former Audioslave drummer, Brad Wilk.
The band will be heading to Japan, Australia and New Zealand this Spring to promote '13' with the following appearances scheduled:
April 20 - Vector Arena - Auckland, New Zealand
April 25 - Brisbane Entertainment Centre - Brisbane, Australia
April 27 - Allphones Arena - Sydney, Australia
April 29 - Rod Laver Arena - Melbourne, Australia
May 1 - Rod Laver Arena - Melbourne, Australia
May 4 - Perth Arena - Perth, Australia
May 12 - Makuhari Messe - Tokyo, Japan
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