Black Sabbath will perform in Helsinki’s Hartwall Areena 23.5.2012. The legendary English heavy metal band will make their long-awaited comeback in the original setup: Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward. They will also release their first studio album in 33 years and start a massive world tour.
Black Sabbath is ranked by MTV as the “Greatest Metal Band” of all time and placed second in VH1′s “100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock” list. They were on Rolling Stone’s list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. In total they have sold more than 70 million records worldwide.
Hartwall Areena, where the concert will take place, is Finlands largest multifunctional indoor arena. The capacity for concerts is about 13,000. Built for Ice Hockey World Championships 1997, the arena has been the stage for many events such as NHL Premiere game in 2010 (Carolina Hurricanes vs Minnesota Wild), 2007 Eurovision Song Contest and many concerts of artists like Britney Spears, Rihanna, Robbie Williams, Red Hot Chili Peppers and many more.
Tickets for the Black Sabbath Helsinki concert are for sale on Thursday 24.11.2011 in lippu.fi for 79/75 €.