black sAs we are all waiting for their new album ‘13’, Black Sabbath announced a December UK arena tour.

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.

The band have also announced a series of live dates in Europe at the end of November.

Featuring the original line-up of 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 1978’s ‘Never Say Die’. black sThe 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. ‘13’ can be pre-ordered now at

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