As global anticipation for their new album '13' continues to grow, Black Sabbath have announced a December UK arena tour. Tickets will go on general sale at 9am on Friday April 12th via Ticketmaster.
Black Sabbath will kick off the tour at London's O2 Arena on December 10th, before taking in Belfast, Sheffield, Glasgow and Manchester followed by a return to where it all began with what is set to be an emotional homecoming show at Birmingham's LG Arena on December 20th.
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The band have also announced a series of live dates in Europe at the end of November.
Featuring original members Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler and produced by the multi-Grammy winning Rick Rubin, '13' is the band’s first studio album since 1978s 'Never Say Die'. The band were joined at the recording sessions by drummer Brad Wilk (Rage Against The Machine). The album will be released on Vertigo on June 10th.
A song snippet was released on Friday and you can hear it in the video below.
Here's the UK and European Tour dates
Nov 20 Hartwall Arena Helsinki, Finland
Nov 22 Friends Arena Stockholm, Sweden
Nov 24 Telenor Arena Oslo, Norway
Nov 26 Forum Denmark, Copenhagen
Nov 28 Ziggo Dome Holland, Amsterdam
Nov 30 Westfalenhalle Dortmund, Germany
Dec 2 Bercy Paris, France
Dec 5 Fiera Arena Milan, Italy
Dec 7 02 Arena Prague, Czech Republic
Dec 10 02 Arena London, UK
Dec 12 Odyssey Arena Belfast, Ireland
Dec 14 Arena Sheffield, UK
Dec 16 Hydro Glasgow, UK
Dec 18 Arena Manchester, UK
Dec 20 LG Arena Birmingham, UK