Recent months have seen an increased amount of announcements about bands reuniting. Based on this theme, it has recently been announced that the veteran British rock band Black Sabbath will be reuniting. The band will reunite in their original four-man line up and they will also be producing a brand new album. As well as producing the new material the band will also be carrying out a 2012 tour.
Popular singer Ozzy Osbourne will join forces with guitarist Tony Iommi, bass player Geezer Butler and drummer Bill Ward in order to reform the band. The band revealed that they would be reuniting at the legendary Sunset Strip club Whisky a Go Go. It has also been revealed that the band will perform at the Download Festival in June 2012 in the UK. After carrying out this performance the band will then embark on a full worldwide tour.
The band formed in 1969 under the Black Sabbath name and they have now revealed that they are working on new material for their new album in 2012. A title has not yet been decided upon but it will be produced by Rick Rubin.
Speaking about reuniting the band revealed that it was now or never for the reunion. Black Sabbath made the announcement in the very club where they had their first live show in LA exactly forty one years ago.
All of the band members are now in the sixties and the last studio album that they produced, Never Say Never, was in 1978.
Rumours had been spreading about the band reuniting and it has now been confirmed, they produced well know heavy metal hits including Iron Man and War Pigs.