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Ozzy Osbourne & Black Sabbath Reveal Final Dates for Their 'The End' Tour

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Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath have revealed the final dates for their The End tour, and it will round off in their hometown of Birmingham, UK.READ MORE

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Black Sabbath The End Tour Dates Postponed Due to Ozzy Osbourne's Sickness

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Black Sabbath have announced early this morning (Jan. 31) that a couple of dates of their upcoming final tour The End have been postponed due to frontman Ozzy Osbourne's sickness.READ MORE

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Black Sabbath Announce New Album Only Available at 'The End Tour' Shows

Buzz 11:09AM EDT

Despite previous comments from its members, Black Sabbath will release a brand new 8-track album this year that includes 4 previously unreleased songs. However, it will only be made available on their upcoming 'The End Tour,' dates for which have already been released.READ MORE

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Black Sabbath Confirms No Final Album; Focusing 'The End' Tour

Buzz 12:13PM EDT

Ever since Ozzy Osbourne had announced a final album, Black Sabbath fans were of course under the impression that the iconic rock trio would be releasing a second reunion album. Now, the band's frontman has confirmed that they will not be entering the studio again to record a follow-up to '13' for Universal, but will rather focus on their final 'The End' tour. Apparently, this is the end of the final album idea.READ MORE

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Black Sabbath 'The End' Final Tour ft. Rival Sons Tickets on Sale!

Buzz 18:06PM EDT

Black Sabbath have announced that they will be hitting the road in January 2016 for a farewell tour that they are calling "The End" Tour, as a chance to say play for fans once last time before they call it quits. The band will play 17 dates in the U.S. and Canada between January and February, and a New Zealand and Australian tour leg will follow in April. Long Beach, California rockers Rival Sons have been announced as the support for the final dates.READ MORE

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Black Sabbath Announce Last Show Ever, at a Location You Might Not Guess; New Album Coming in 2015

Buzz 11:28AM EDT

Black Sabbath had previously announced that it would release one last album during 2015 but now the heavy metal icons have one-upped itself by declaring that the band's headlining gig at Ozzfest in Tokyo during November will be its last show ever.READ MORE

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Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler Arrested After Drunken Bar Fight in California

Buzz 10:18AM EDT

Black Sabbath bassist Geezer Butler is as feisty as ever. The musician was arrested Tuesday, Jan. 27, after getting into a drunken bar fight in California. Police charged the 65-year-old with misdemeanor assault, public intoxication and vandalism. Butler was taken to jail and released after he detoxed and was cited, "Rolling Stone" noted.READ MORE

Six Lead Vocalists Who Don't Write Their Own Lyrics: Ozzy Osbourne, Roger Daltrey, and more

Exclusives 15:47PM EDT

It's totally reasonable to assume that each member of a band writes his or her own parts: the guitarist writes the guitar parts, the bassist writes bass lines, and the vocalist writes the lyrics. However, there are some rare cases where someone in the band other than the vocalist writes the lyrics. Here are six examples of bands whose vocalists don't write their own lyrics.READ MORE

Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi Weigh In (Pun Intended) On Why Bill Ward Couldn't Partake in Black Sabbath Reunion

Genres 10:28AM EDT

Ozzy Osbourne added some clarity, and some levity to dark humored people, when he commented further on original Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward being unable to tour and perform with the group for the original lineup's reunion: the percussionist is overweight. READ MORE

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