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Geezer Butler talks “The End”

November 14, 2016 1 Comment » Black Sabbath

There is a new Interview out with Geezer about Black Sabbath’s “The End Tour”.    You can read the full interview at this link.

What has surprised you about fans’ reaction to The End Tour? What has surprised you about your own reaction to the final tour?

The fans have been great on this final tour; it’s almost like a party atmosphere as it’s the end of an era. I have thoroughly enjoyed myself and feel that I’m playing better than ever, knowing that this is how fans will remember us.

 

Black Sabbath Return to North America

October 27, 2015 2 Comments » Black Sabbath

BLACK SABBATH
TRIUMPHANTLY RETURN TO NORTH AMERICA
DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND,
“THE END” TOUR
EXTENDED INTO FALL 2016
WITH ADDITIONAL NORTH AMERICAN SHOWS

Due to overwhelming demand, the road to THE END just got longer.

On the heels of their much-anticipated performances in North America, Australia, New Zealand and Europe, BLACK SABBATH will end the epic journey they began nearly five decades ago with another run of North American dates in fall 2016. These shows will follow a mix of summer headlining and festival performances throughout Europe.

The second run of North American dates kicks off August 17 at Jones Beach Amphitheater in New York and includes stops at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles (where the band last performed a sold-out show on their wildly successful 13 world tour in 2014), Chicago, Philadelphia, Toronto, Detroit, and Dallas, among others, before wrapping September 21 at AK-Chin Pavilion in Phoenix, AZ.

The massive 2016 world tour by the greatest Metal Band of all time marks THE END for Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler as they close the final chapter in the final volume of the incredible BLACK SABBATH story with this tour. BLACK SABBATH’s THE END farewell tour promises to surpass all previous tours and will feature the band’s most mesmerizing production ever.

When this tour concludes, it will truly be THE END, THE END of one of most legendary bands in Rock ’n Roll history…BLACK SABBATH

BLACK SABBATH’s 2016 Tour Dates are as follows:

NORTH AMERICA
1/20 Omaha, NE CenturyLink Center
1/22 Chicago, IL United Center
1/25 Minneapolis, MN Target Center
1/27 Winnipeg MN MTS Centre
1/30 Edmonton, AB Rexall Centre
2/1 Calgary, AB Scotiabank Saddledome
2/3 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
2/6 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
2/9 San Jose, CA SAP Pavilion
2/11 Los Angeles, CA The Forum
2/13 Las Vegas, NV Mandalay Bay
2/15 Denver, CO Pepsi Center
2/17 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
2/19 Detroit, MI The Palace of Auburn Hills
2/21 Hamilton, ON First Ontario Centre
2/23 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
2/25 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
2/27 New York, NY Madison Square Garden

AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND
4/15 Perth, AU Perth Arena
4/17 Adelaide, AU Entertainment Centre
4/19 Melbourne, AU Rod Laver Arena
4/23 Sydney, AU Allphones Arena
4/25 Brisbane, AU Entertainment Centre
4/28 Auckland, NZ Vector Arena
4/30 Dunedin, NZ Forsyth Barr Stadium

EUROPE
6/1 Budapest,Hungary Groupama Arena
6/8 Berlin, Germany Waldebuhne
**6/11 Donington, UK Download
6/13 Verona, IT Arena Di Verona
6/15 Zurich, Switzerland Hallenstadon
**6/17 Dessel,Belgium Grasspop
**6/23 Halden, Norway Tons of Rock
**6/25 Copenhagen, DE Copenhell
6/28 Vienna, Austria Stadthalle
6/30 Prague, Czech Rep. 02 Arena
7/2 Krakow, Poland Tauron Arena
7/5 Riga, Latvia Riga Arena
**7/7 Helsinki, Finland Monsters of Rock
**7/9 Stockholm, Sweden Monsters of Rock
7/12 Moscow, Russia Olympisky Arena
**Denotes festival appearance

NORTH AMERICA
8/17 Wantagh, NY Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
8/19 Philadelphia, PA Susquehanna Bank Center
8/21 Washington DC Jiffy Lube Live
8/23 Holmdel, NJ PNC Bank Arts Center
8/25 Boston, MA Xfinity Center
8/27 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
8/29 Toronto, ON Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
8/31 Detroit, MI DTE Energy Music Theater
9/2 Indianapolis, IN Klipsch Music Center
9/4 Chicago, IL Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
9/7 Dallas, TX Gexa Energy Pavilion
9/9 Albuquerque, NM Isleta Ampitheater
9/11 Salt Lake City, UT USANA Ampitheater
9/13 Portland, OR Sunlight Supply Arena
9/15 Oakland, CA Oracle Arena
9/17 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena
9/19 Hollywood, CA Hollywood Bowl
9/21 Phoenix, AZ AK-Chin Pavilion

The Beginning of the End

September 3, 2015 6 Comments » Black Sabbath

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It’s the Beginning of THE END.

It started nearly five decades ago with a crack of thunder, a distant bell ringing and then that monstrous riff that shook the earth. The heaviest rock sound ever heard.

In that moment Heavy Metal was born, created by a young band from Birmingham, England barely out of their teens.

Now it ENDS, the final tour by the greatest Metal Band of all time, BLACK SABBATH. Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler close the final chapter in the final volume of the incredible BLACK SABBATH story.

BLACK SABBATH’s farewell tour, THE END, begins on January 20, 2016 and it promises to surpass all previous tours with their most mesmerizing production ever.

When this tour concludes, it will truly be THE END,

THE END of one of most legendary bands in Rock ’n Roll history…

BLACK SABBATH

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Photo credit: Mark Weiss

 

North American Tour Dates

 

1/20       Omaha, NE                   CenturyLink Center

1/22       Chicago, IL                   United Center

1/25       Minneapolis, MN            Target Center

1/28       Saskatoon, SK              Sasktel Centre

1/30       Edmonton, AB               Rexall Centre

 

2/1         Calgary, AB                  Scotiabank Saddledome

2/3         Vancouver, BC              Rogers Arena

2/6         Tacoma, WA                 Tacoma Dome

2/9         San Jose, CA                 SAP Center

2/11       Los Angeles, CA            The Forum

2/13       Las Vegas, NV               Mandalay Bay Events Center

2/15       Denver, CO                   Pepsi Center

2/17       Kansas City, MO            Sprint Center

2/19       Detroit, MI                   The Palace of Auburn Hills

2/21       Hamilton, ON                FirstOntario Centre

2/23       Montreal, QC                Bell Centre

2/25       New York City, NY         Madison Square Garden

 

Australia/New Zealand Tour Dates

 

4/15       Perth                           Perth Arena

4/17       Adelaide                       Entertainment Centre

4/19       Melbourne                    Rod Laver Arena

4/23       Sydney                        Allphones Arena

4/25       Brisbane                       Entertainment Centre

4/28       Auckland                      Vector Arena

4/30       Dunedin                       Forsyth Barr Stadium

 

More dates to be announced in October 2015

 

Details on Tickets, VIP packages and more for the North American shows can be found at: www.Livenation.com

 

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Complete Black Sabbath Albums 1970-1978 on iTunes

January 15, 2014 No Comments » Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath 2014 North American Tour Dates

January 14, 2014 4 Comments » Black Sabbath

Tickets can be purchased through blacksabbath.com here.

  • Mon Mar 31 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
  • Thu Apr 3 – Halifax, NS – Metro Centre
  • Sat Apr 5 – Quebec City, QC – Colissee Pepsi
  • Mon Apr 7 – Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
  • Wed Apr 9 – London, ON – Budweiser Gardens
  • Fri Apr 11 – Hamilton, ON – Copps Coliseum
  • Sun Apr 13 – Ottawa, ON – Canadian Tire Centre
  • Wed Apr 16 – Winnipeg, MB – MTS Centre
  • Fri Apr 18 – Saskatoon, SK – Credit Union Centre
  • Sun Apr 20 – Calgary, AB – Scotiabank Saddledome
  • Tue Apr 22 – Edmonton, AB – Rexall Place
  • Sat Apr 26 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl

Thank You!

Thank you USA and Canadian fans for making the recent tour so incredible. Still there after all these years. Hope to see you all again soon. Much love.

— Geezer

Latin American Dates

  • Oct 4 – Santiago, Chile – Estadio Monumental
  • Oct 6 – Buenos Aires, Argentina – Estadio Unico De La Plata
  • Oct 9 – Porto Alegre, Brazil – Fiergs
  • Oct 11 – Sao Paulo, Brazil – Pama
  • Oct 13 – Rio De Janeiro, Brazil – Apoteose
  • Oct 16 – Peru, Lima – Estadio Monumental
  • Oct 19 – Bogota, Colombia – Parque Simon Bolivar
  • Oct 22 – San Jose, Costa Rica – Estadio Nacional
  • Oct 26 – Mexico City, Mexico – Foro Sol

Australia

As I said on Twitter the other night, I wanted to thank the Melbourne crowd the other night for their incredible support!   It was really great seeing old friends, and great being back on stage with Black Sabbath.

Also, it was a great crowd in Perth, too.   Thanks to ALL who have turned up at the gigs – hope to see you somewhere else down the road on tour this year!

Thanks to John Raptis who sent in some photos from the Melbourne gig.  A couple of them are below.  You can see all of his photos here.

 

Live 2013 Black Sabbath Tour Dates

Latin American Dates

  • Oct 4 – Santiago, Chile – Estadio Monumental
  • Oct 6 – Buenos Aires, Argentina – Estadio Unico De La Plata
  • Oct 9 – Porto Alegre, Brazil – Fiergs
  • Oct 11 – Sao Paulo, Brazil – Pama
  • Oct 13 – Rio De Janeiro, Brazil – Apoteose
  • Oct 16 – Peru, Lima – Estadio Monumental
  • Oct 19 – Bogota, Colombia – Parque Simon Bolivar
  • Oct 22 – San Jose, Costa Rica – Estadio Nacional
  • Oct 26 – Mexico City, Mexico – Foro Sol

Black Sabbath Tour Dates

The “13” tour is due to start soon.   Several concerts have been announced, and tickets can be ordered via links at the Official Black Sabbath Website here:  http://www.blacksabbath.com/events.html

CSI

I’ve seen almost every episode of #CSI – I’m actually in the season finale! Sabbath playing a track from the new album; watch out for it!