I’m interrupting the work I’m supposed to be doing for my fucking day job because this seemed like important news: Black Sabbath have announced that their farewell North American tour, The End, will begin in January in Omaha and end in February at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. The band will do a leg in Australia and New Zealand in April and will be announcing more shows next month.
The lineup will consist of Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, and Geezer Butler — but not drummer Bill Ward, of course. Here’s the schedule announced today:
Black Sabbath North American Tour Dates:
January 20 – Omaha, NE @ CenturyLink Center
January 22 – Chicago, IL @ United Center
January 25 – Minneapolis, MN @ Target Center
January 28 – Saskatoon, SK @ Sasktel Centre
January 30 – Edmonton, AB @ Rexall Centre
February 1 – Calgary, ON @ Scotiabank Saddledome
February 3 – Vancouver, BC @ Rogers Arena
February 6 – Tacoma, WA @ Tacoma Dome
February 9 – San Jose, CA @ SAP Center
February 11 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Forum
February 13 – Las Vegas, NV @ Mandalay Bay Events Center
February 15 – Denver, CO @ Pepsi Center
February 17 – Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center
February 19 – Detroit, MI @ The Palace of Auburn Hills
February 21 – Hamilton, ON @ FirstOntario Centre
February 23 – Montreal, QB @ Bell Centre
February 25 – New York City, NY @ Madison Square Garden
I would love to see them but KC Sprint Center shows are never cheap, and any seat not on the floor is crap.
Sell your wife. Score tickets to see Black Sabbath. GOOD DEAL!
Why did you leave metal sucks Dorek?
Yeah at this point I’ll donate all my expendable organs to see this. I’ve missed them a few times, and I don’t plan to again, even despite the tragic inability of the Osbourne and Ward parties to reconcile, or whatever ugly price tag might get put on a show like this.
Hoping to go.
Is this going to be like the Motley Crue final where they said they were going on their last tour and then proceeded to tour for what felt like a fucking decade afterwords or will this be a one and done?