After a number of dates that will include stops in Japan, New Zealand and their first tour of Australia in forty years; the Black Sabbath "13" tour has its sights set on North America.

Black Sabbath will kick off its North American tour in July with shows that run through September including a August 14 show in Toronto's Air Canada Centre.

Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath have joined together for the first time on a studio album since 1978. The upcoming studio record is set for release on June 11th. The band has decided on "13" as the title for the new disc, that will feature Rage Against the Machine drummer Brad Wilk filling in for original drummer Bill Ward.

"13" was produced by Rick Rubin and will contain twelve new tunes.

Let's hope there will be stops in Texas.