Black Sabbath announce warm up show for Download Festival at O2 Academy Birmingham.
Heavy Metal godfathers Black Sabbath have just announced that they will be playing a small warm-up show prior to their headline slot at this years Download Festival. The show will be hosted at Birmingham’s intimate O2 Academy and will be a chance for you to see the band’s original line-up in action for the first time since reuiniting late last year.
The show will be a rare chance to catch Sabbath guitarist Toni Iommi performing live and up-close, as due to his on-going treatment for lymphoma, he will not be able to take part in the whole of the bands forthcoming European Tour this summer. The show takes place on Saturday 19th May, with tickets going on sale from 9am Friday 4th May.
The band will be headlining the final night of Donnington’s Download Festival on Sunday 10th June and then go on to tour much of Europe, seeing special guests stand in for Iommi such as former Guns N’ Roses man Slash and Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde. Don’t miss your chance to catch these legendary musicians this summer.
Compare and buy tickets for all of Black Sabbath’s forthcoming shows here.
As reported by Tixdaq.com