Black Sabbath Tour

EVENT VENUE DATE/TIME  
Black Sabbath Scotiabank Saddledome (Formerly Pengrowth Saddledome)
Calgary, AB
Sunday
4/20/2014
8:00PM

Black Sabbath Rexall Place
Edmonton, AB
Tuesday
4/22/2014
8:00PM

Black Sabbath Hollywood Bowl
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday
4/26/2014
7:30PM

Black Sabbath Ice Palace – St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg, SP
Tuesday
6/3/2014
8:00PM

Black Sabbath & Soundgarden Wuhlheide Stadium
Berlin, BE
Sunday
6/8/2014
7:00PM

Black Sabbath Atlas Arena
Lodz, PL
Wednesday
6/11/2014
4:30PM

Black Sabbath Konigsplatz
M√ľnchen, BY
Friday
6/13/2014
8:00PM

Black Sabbath Unipol Arena (formerly Futurshow Station)
Bologna, BO
Wednesday
6/18/2014
8:00PM

Black Sabbath Hallenstadion – Zurich
Zurich, ZH
Friday
6/20/2014
8:00PM

Black Sabbath Schleyerhalle
Stuttgart, BW
Tuesday
6/24/2014
8:00PM

Black Sabbath Schleyerhalle
Stuttgart, BW
Wednesday
6/25/2014
8:00PM

Black Sabbath Stadion Essen
Essen, NW
Friday
6/27/2014
8:00PM

British Summer Time: Black Sabbath, Soundgarden & Faith No More Hyde Park – London
London, GL
Friday
7/4/2014
1:30PM


The English rock band Black Sabbath was formed in 1969 in Aston, Birmingham by lead vocalist Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi, bassist Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward. Since that time the band has had several changes to its line-up. The only constant member has been Tony Iommi over the years. There have been twenty two different musicians that have been Black Sabbath members at one time. The band was originally called Earth and played heavy blues rock before they changed to calling themselves Black Sabbath and started to incorporate horror and occult-inspired lyrics and using tuned-down guitars. During the 1970s they had several platinum selling albums. In addition to being associated with horror and occult themes, the band also wrote songs that dealt with drug abuse, political corruption, social instability and apocalyptic prophesies about war and its horrors.

Black Sabbath, along with Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin, are considered one of heavy metal’s pioneers. They helped to define heavy metal as a genre, with releases such as Paranoid, their 1970 quadruple platinum album. Black Sabbath has sold more than 15 million U.S. records and over 100 million worldwide.

In April 1979, the heavy cocaine and alcohol usage of vocalist Ozzy Osbourne result in him being ousted from the band. He launch a solo career after that which was very successful, which included selling over 100 million albums. Ronnie James Dio, the former Rainbow vocalist, replaced Osbourne. After recording a couple of albums using the songwriting collaborations and vocals of Dio’s, during the 1980s as well as 1990s, the band suffered through a revolving line-up of vocalists that included Tony Martin, Ray Gillen, Glenn Hughes and Ian Gillan. Butler and Iommi rejoined drummer Vinny Appice and Dio to record Dehumanizer. In 1997, the original line-up of Black Sabbath reunited with Osbourne. Reunion, a live album, was released. In 2006, the lineup from 1979-82 as well as 1991-92 reunited and featured Iommi, Appice, Dio and Butler under the name of Heaven & Hell. The group lasted until Dio died in May 2010.