Black Sabbath Extends ‘The End’

Black Sabbath extends its swan song into mid-September.  The metal band’s ‘The End” tour returns to North America in August.  Destinations include Philadelphia, Chicago, Oakland and Los Angeles.

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Tony Iommi, Ozzy Osbourne and Geezer Butler at the 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

When will Sabbath play its final note?  No “last show ever” has been designated but the calendar now extends to Sept. 21 when the band lands in Phoenix for a gig at AK-Chin Pavilion.

Black Sabbath – Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler – begins its 2016 travels with a January-February rumble across North America followed by April shows in Australia and a June-July Euro excursion.

Here are the new dates:

Aug. 17 – Wantagh, N.Y., Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Aug. 19 – Camden, N.J., Susquehanna Bank Center
Aug. 21 – Bristow, Va., Jiffy Lube Live
Aug. 23 – Holmdel, N.J., PNC Bank Arts Center
Aug. 25 – Mansfield, Mass., Xfinity Center
Aug. 27 – Uncasville, Conn., Mohegan Sun Arena
Aug. 29 – Toronto, Ontario, Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
Aug. 31 – Clarkston, Mich., DTE Energy Music Theatre
Sept. 2 – Noblesville, Ind., Klipsch Music Center
Sept. 4 – Tinley Park, Ill., Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Sept. 7 – Dallas, Texas, Gexa Energy Pavilion
Sept. 9 – Albuquerque, N.M., Isleta Amphitheater
Sept. 11 – Salt Lake City, Utah, Usana Amphitheatre
Sept. 13 – Ridgefield, Wash., Sunlight Supply Amphitheater
Sept. 15 – Oakland, Calif., Oracle Arena
Sept. 17 – Las Vegas, Nev., MGM Grand Garden Arena
Sept. 19 – Los Angeles, Calif., Hollywood Bowl
Sept. 21 – Phoenix, Ariz., Ak-Chin Pavilion 

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