No rest for Shi­had af­ter gigs with Black Sab­bath

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will sup­port Black Sab­bath on the iconic metal band’s five-date Aus­tralian tour.

The New Zealand rock group are no strangers to all things Sab­bath, hav­ing cov­ered the song The Wizard on de­but EP De­volve back in 1990. Af­ter the tour, Shi­had (pic­tured) will travel to Egypt and Spain to record their ninth al­bum with pro­ducer Jaz Cole­man of Killing Joke, be­fore play­ing fes­ti­vals across Europe.

Sab­bath travel to Aus­tralia to tour the new al­bum 13, which re­unites three orig­i­nal band mem­bers – Ozzy Os­bourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer But­ler – on their first stu­dio al­bum to­gether since 1978’s Never Say Die!.

13 was recorded mainly in Los An­ge­les and will be re­leased in June. The trio were joined at the ses­sions by Rage Against The Ma­chine drum­mer Brad Wilk, with the al­bum pro­duced by seven-time Grammy win­ner Rick Ru­bin. It will be re­leased on Ver­tigo (world­wide) and Ver­tigo/ Repub­lic in the US. The group visit New Zealand, Aus­tralia and Ja­pan in April and May.

Black Sab­bath and Shi­had play the Bris­bane En­ter­tain­ment Cen­tre on April 25.

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