Black Sabbath play final concert
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The heavymetalband Black Sabbath this evening the last concert played in Birmingham (Great Britain). The group, which began in 1968, it stops permanently.
In Birmingham, the group played, with frontman Ozzy Osbourne, a total of fifteen numbers. Osbourne ended the gig with the first hit of the group Paranoid. That number was also broadcast live on the Facebook page of the band.
The 68-year-old singer thanked their fans for the support over all these years. Black Sabbath’s tour The End of Tour started last January and did a total of 81 performances worldwide. Among others, Australia, Asia, Europe, and North and South America were affected. The band hit the Netherlands.
Black Sabbath made nineteen studio albums, of which the last in 2013. With Paranoid was the group high in the Dutch charts. The band performed for the last time in the Netherlands in the Ziggo Dome in 2013.
The group was founded in 1968 by Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward. The eccentric Osbourne was fired from the group in 1979 and was replaced by the now deceased Ronnie James Dio. Osbourne took on the role of a singer back in 1997.
At the end of January died the former keyboardist of Black Sabbath Geoff Nicholls. Both Osbourne if Iommi wrote a tribute to the keyboardist.