On June 11th Black Sabbath will be returning with their highly anticipated comeback LP 13, and to get their fans even more hyped, they've just released the cover art for it, which you can view below along with a short preview of their new material.

The album is set for release this June via Vertigo/Republic and was produced by Rick Rubin. Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler were joined by drummer Brad Wilk (Rage Against The Machine) during its creation.

Ahead of its release, the band will play the following shows in New Zealand, Australia and Japan:

  • April
  • 20 - Vector Arena - Auckland, New Zealand
  • 22 - Vector Arena - Auckland, New Zealand
  • 25 - Entertainment Centre - Brisbane, Australia
  • 27 - All Phones Arena - Sydney, Australia
  • 29 - Rod Laver Arena - Melbourne, Australia

  • May
  • 01 - Rod Laver Arena - Melbourne, Australia
  • 04 - Perth Arena - Perth, Australia
  • 12 - Ozzfest - Makuhari Messe - Tokyo, Japan