Black Sabbath Plays Last-Ever Concert: Video, Set List
Black Sabbath wrapped up their year-long The End tour - and more significantly, their groundbreaking 39-year career - with a final concert in their hometown of Birmingham, England tonight.
As you can see below, the band streamed the final bow from the 15-song set live on their Facebook page. Three of the group's founding members - singer Ozzy Osbourne, guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Geezer Butler - took part in this worldwide farewell tour, which kicked off last January. Drummer Bill Ward declined to take part over a financial dispute.
“Since I’ve got to this building today, I’ve been happy, I’ve been tearful." Osbourne said of his emotions before the final concert in a BBC interview yesterday. "One of the proudest things I have in my heart is the fact that Black Sabbath wasn’t a band that was created by some big mogul. It was four guys who said let’s have a dream, and it came true beyond our wildest expectations.”
Iommi and Butler haven't announced any specific post-Sabbath plans yet, but Osbourne is reportedly at work on a new album, and already has a pair of solo shows scheduled for this summer.
Black Sabbath 2/4/17 Birmingham, England (Final Show) Set List
1. “Black Sabbath”
2. “Fairies Wear Boots”
3. “Under the Sun / Every Day Comes and Goes”
4. “After Forever”
5. “Into the Void”
7. “War Pigs”
9. “Hand of Doom”
10. “Supernaut / Sabbath Bloody Sabbath / Megalomania”
11. “Rat Salad”
12. “Iron Man”
13. “Dirty Women”
14. “Children of the Grave”
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