Black Sabbath Cancel Summer Touring Plans, Band Still Set to Play Download Fest

by | Feb 17, 2012

Black Sabbath have postponed their European touring plans due to Tony Iommi’s battle with lymphoma.

The band’s only performance this summer will be on June 10th at UK’s Download Festival.

Ozzy Osbourne will perform the majority of the previously scheduled Black Sabbath dates under the moniker Ozzy & Friends, featuring appearances by Geezer Butler, Zakk Wylde, and Slash on select shows. Further details are to be announced.

Update 12:10pm PST – Ozzy & Friends will perform the following dates:

May 23 Helsinki, FIN @ Hartwall Arena
May 25 Stockholm, SWE @ Stadium
May 27 Jelling, DNK @ Jelling Festival
May 29 Bergen, NOR @ Bergen Calling Festival
May 31 Oslo, NOR @ Spektrum
Jun 02 Malmo, SWE @ Malmo Stadium
Jun 04 Dortmund, GER @ Westfalenhalle
Jun 06 Prague, CZE @ O2 Arena
Jun 15 Vitoria, ESP @ Azkena Rock Festival
Jun 17 Clisson, FRA @ Hellfest
Jun 22 Dessel, BEL @ Graspop Metal Meeting
Jun 24 Milan, ITA @ Gods of Metal Festival
Jun 26 Vienna, AUT @ Stadthalle
Jun 28 Belgrade, SRB @ USCE Park
Jul 01 Athens, GRC @ Rockwave Festival – Terra

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