Date Location Venue Other Bands / Openers Notes
Jul 17 1979 Geoff Nicholls joins Black Sabbath
Oct 01 1979 Heaven & Hell recording sessions - Criteria Studios
Jan 01 1980 Geezer rejoins Black Sabbath - reocrding resumes at Ferber Studios (is Jan 1st real date?)
Feb 07 1980 We Sold Our Souls for Rock & Roll achieves Gold Record status in the US
Apr 17 1980 First ever live show with Ronnie James Dio on vocals
Apr 17 1980 Aurich Stadthalle Amuthon
Apr 18 1980 Oldenburg Weser-Ems-Halle
Apr 19 1980 Kaunitz Ostwestfalenhalle
Apr 21 1980 Fallingbostel Heidemarkhalle
Apr 22 1980 Rendsburg Nordmarkhalle
Apr 24 1980 Wien (Vienna) Sophiensale
Apr 25 1980 Heaven & Hell is released in the UK - Originally scheduled for 4/18 release
Apr 26 1980 Landshut Sportshalle
Apr 29 1980 Portsmouth Guildhall CANCELLED
Apr 30 1980 Portsmouth Guildhall
May 01 1980 Southampton Gaumont Theatre Postponed until 6/25/80
May 02 1980 Bristol Colston Hall
May 03 1980 Poole Wessex Hall - Poole Art Centre Angelwitch
May 04 1980 Brighton Brighton Centre CANCELLED
May 07 1980 London Hammersmith Odeon Girlschool
May 08 1980 London Hammersmith Odeon Girlschool
May 09 1980 London Hammersmith Odeon Girlschool
May 10 1980 London Hammersmith Odeon Girlschool
May 14 1980 Glasgow The Apollo Theater
May 15 1980 Glasgow The Apollo Theater
May 16 1980 Edinburgh Odeon Theatre
May 18 1980 Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Newcastle City Hall Shakin' Street
May 19 1980 Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Newcastle City Hall Shakin' Street
May 20 1980 Deeside Leisure Center Shakin' Street
May 22 1980 Manchester Apollo Theater Shakin' Street, Samson
May 23 1980 Manchester Apollo Theater Shakin' Street, Samson
May 24 1980 Birmingham Odeon Theatre Shakin' Street
May 25 1980 Birmingham Odeon Theatre Shakin' Street
May 26 1980 Leicester De Montfort Hall Shakin' Street
May 27 1980 Heaven & Hell is released in the US
Jun 02 1980 Offenbach Stadthalle Inertia
Jun 03 1980 München (Munich) Circus Krone Shakin' Street
Jun 05 1980 Mannheim Rosengarden - Mozartsaal Shakin' Street
Jun 06 1980 Nürnberg (Nuremberg) Hemmerleinhalle Shakin' Street
Jun 07 1980 Stuttgart Haldenberghalle Shakin' Street CANCELLED
Jun 08 1980 Wuerzburg Tauber-Franken-Halle Shakin' Street Postponed until 6/10/80
Jun 10 1980 Wuerzburg Tauber-Franken-Halle Shakin' Street CANCELLED
Jun 11 1980 Siegen Siegerlandhalle Shakin' Street CANCELLED
Jun 12 1980 Düsseldorf Phillipshalle Shakin' Street CANCELLED
Jun 14 1980 Bremen Stadthalle Shakin' Street CANCELLED
Jun 15 1980 Hamburg Messehalle 8 Shakin' Street CANCELLED
Jun 21 1980 Zurich Volkhaus
Jun 24 1980 St. Austell Cornwall Coliseum
Jun 25 1980 Southampton Gaumont Theatre Rescheduled from 5/1/80
Jun 26 1980 Brighton Brighton Centre
Jul 05 1980 Dallas, TX Dallas Convention Center Riot
Jul 06 1980 Inglewood (Los Angeles) Great Western Forum
Jul 12 1980 San Antonio, TX Convention Center Arena Blue Oyster Cult, Alice Cooper, Riot & Shakin' Street
Jul 13 1980 Houston, TX Robertson (Jeppesen) Stadium Black Sabbath (20:50-22:30), Blue Oyster Cult (18:20-20:00), Riot (16:45-17:30), Alice Cooper (14:50-16:00), Shakin' Street (13:15-14:00), Billy Squier (12:00-12:30), Bram Tchaikovsky [cancelled]
Jul 14 1980 San Antonio, TX Convention Center Arena Blue Oyster Cult (HL), Mother's Finest, Humble Pie
Jul 16 1980 Billings, MT Sportatorium Unconfirmed. Yellowstone Metra Park Arena?
Jul 18 1980 Spokane, WA Spokane Coliseum
Jul 19 1980 Seattle, WA Memorial Stadium Blue Oyster Cult (HL), Molly Hatchet, Riot
Jul 19 1980 Tulsa, OK Tulsa Assembly Center Billy Squier, Riot CANCELLED
Jul 20 1980 Salem, OR Oregon Jam '80 - Salem Fairgrounds Blue Oyster Cult (HL), Molly Hatchet, Riot 1st Oregon Jam
Jul 23 1980 Ventura Ventura Fairgrounds Blue Oyster Cult, Shakin' Street
Jul 24 1980 Fresno, CA Selland Arena CANCELLED
Jul 25 1980 Phoenix, AZ Phoenix Municipal Stadium Blue Oyster Cult (HL - cancelled), Molly Hatchet, Riot
Jul 26 1980 Los Angeles, CA Memorial Coliseum Russia (1), The Babys (2), Molly Hatchet (3), Black Sabbath (4), Journey (5), Cheap Trick (HL). Summer Blowout festival show with an attendance of up to 90,000!
Jul 27 1980 Oakland, CA Oakland Stadium Journey (HL), Cheap Trick, Molly Hatchet, Gamma [replaced Shakin' Street] Day On The Green Festival #2
Aug 04 1980 Wichita, KS Henry Levitt Arena CANCELLED
Aug 05 1980 Lexington, KY Rupp Arena Theater - Lexington Center Unconfirmed
Aug 06 1980 Wheeling, WV Wheeling Civic Center CANCELLED
Aug 08 1980 West Lebanon, PA Lebanon Valley Speedway Blue Oyster Cult (HL), Shakin' Street
Aug 09 1980 Philadelphia, PA The Spectrum Sammy Hagar, Shakin' Street
Aug 10 1980 Hartford, CT Hartford Civic Center Blue Oyster Cult (HL), Shakin' Street
Aug 12 1980 Providence, RI Providence Civic Center Sammy Hagar, Shakin' Street Professionally recorded for FM broadcast
Aug 13 1980 Portland, OR Scarborough Downs Speedway Unconfirmed
Aug 14 1980 Dayton, OH Hara Arena Sammy Hagar
Aug 15 1980 Evansville, IN Mesker Music Theater Sammy Hagar
Aug 16 1980 Kalamazoo Wings Stadium Sammy Hagar, Saxon Riot cancelled at last minute
Aug 17 1980 Rockford Rockford Speedway Blue Oyster Cult, Molly Hatchet, Shakin' Street
Aug 18 1980 Chicago, IL International Amphitheatre
Aug 19 1980 Bloomington Metropolitan Sports Center Blue Oyster Cult, Shakin' Street
Aug 19 1980 Bill Ward's last gig with the band until Live Aid in 1985
Aug 21 1980 Denver, CO McNichols Sports Arena Blue Oyster Cult, Shakin' Street, Midnight Flyer (?) CANCELLED
Aug 22 1980 Salt Lake City, UT Unknown Dragstrip (Rocky Mountain Raceway?) Blue Oyster Cult, Shakin' Street, Vandenberg and others? Sabbath cancelled, but rest of acts played
Aug 23 1980 Las Vegas, NV Las Vegas Convention Center Rotunda CANCELLED
Aug 24 1980 San Diego, CA San Diego Sports Arena CANCELLED
Aug 26 1980 Albuquerque, NM Albuquerque Civic Plaza CANCELLED - Unconfirmed?
Aug 31 1980 Vinny Appice's first live gig with Black Sabbath
Aug 31 1980 Honolulu, HI Aloha Stadium Blue Oyster Cult, Molly Hatchet
Sep 05 1980 Lakeland, FL Lakeland Civic Center Riot
Sep 06 1980 Jacksonville, FL Jacksonville Memorial Coliseum
Sep 07 1980 Miami, FL Jai Alai Fronton Hall Riot, Johnny Van Zandt
Sep 10 1980 Memphis, TN Mid-South Coliseum
Sep 12 1980 Atlanta, GA The Omni Riot, Sammy Hagar [cancelled]
Sep 14 1980 Fayetteville, AR Cumberland County Arena
Sep 19 1980 New Haven, CT Veterans Memorial Coliseum Blue Oyster Cult
Sep 20 1980 Boston, MA Boston Gardens Blue Oyster Cult, Riot
Sep 21 1980 Springfield Springfield Civic Center Blue Oyster Cult
Sep 23 1980 Lexington, KY Rupp Arena Theater - Lexington Center
Sep 25 1980 Greenville Memorial Auditorium Nazareth Unconfirmed
Sep 26 1980 Charlotte, NC Charlotte Coliseum Riot, Jesse Bolt
Sep 27 1980 Binghamton Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena Blue Oyster Cult, The Rods [replaced Sabbath] Rescheduled for 10/23/80
Sep 27 1980 Charleston Charleston Civic Center Coliseum Unconfirmed
Sep 29 1980 Kansas City, MO Municipal Auditorium Blue Oyster Cult
Sep 30 1980 St. Louis, MO Checkerdome Blue Oyster Cult, Gulliver, Whitford/St. Holmes (?)
Oct 01 1980 Chicago, IL International Amphitheatre Blue Oyster Cult, Black Cat
Oct 03 1980 Pittsburgh, PA Civic Arena Blue Oyster Cult (HL), Saxon
Oct 04 1980 Toledo, OH Sports Arena Saxon
Oct 05 1980 Detroit, MI Joe Louis Arena Blue Oyster Cult, Adrenaline
Oct 07 1980 Columbus, OH Ohio State University - St. John Arena The Rockets
Oct 08 1980 Indianapolis, IN Market Square Arena Blue Oyster Cult (HL), Shakin' Street
Oct 09 1980 Milwaukee Mecca (Milwaukee) Arena Blue Oyster Cult The infamous 'riot' show where Geezer was hit by a bottle. The show ended after 2 songs.
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Oct 10 1980 Louisville, KY Freedom Hall Blue Oyster Cult (HL)
Oct 11 1980 Toledo, OH Sports Arena Blue Oyster Cult Unconfirmed
Oct 12 1980 Cleveland, OH Richfield Coliseum Blue Oyster Cult, Shakin' Street
Oct 13 1980 Buffalo War Memorial Auditorium Blue Oyster Cult, Shakin' Street
Oct 14 1980 Largo (Landover) Capital Centre Blue Oyster Cult, Girlschool
Oct 16 1980 Rochester, NY Community War Memorial Auditorium Blue Oyster Cult, Shakin' Street
Oct 17 1980 Uniondale, NY Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum Blue Oyster Cult (HL), Shakin' Street Professionally filmed for the movie "Black & Blue".
Oct 18 1980 New York City, NY Madison Square Garden Blue Oyster Cult Top grossing U.S. show for that week!
Oct 19 1980 Erie, PA Erie County Fieldhouse Saxon
Oct 22 1980 Wheeling, WV Wheeling Civic Center Blue Oyster Cult, Shakin' Street Rescheduled show from August
Oct 23 1980 Fort Wayne Fort Wayne Memorial Coliseum Blue Oyster Cult
Oct 23 1980 Binghamton Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena Blue Oyster Cult Rescheduled from 9/27/80. Cancelled!
Oct 24 1980 Fort Wayne Fort Wayne Memorial Coliseum Blue Oyster Cult
Oct 25 1980 Cincinnati, OH Riverfront Coliseum Blue Oyster Cult, Spike
Nov 01 1980 Boise The Air
Nov 04 1980 Colorado Springs, CO City Auditorium Johnnie
Nov 06 1980 Salt Lake City, UT The Salt Palace
Nov 07 1980 Wichita, KS Henry Levitt Arena
Nov 08 1980 Omaha, NE Omaha Civic Auditorium Johnnie Need exact date - did this happen?
Nov 11 1980 Wichita, KS Henry Levitt Arena
Nov 16 1980 Tokyo, Japan Nakano Sun Plaza Hall Early show - 2 PM
Nov 16 1980 Tokyo, Japan Nakano Sun Plaza Hall Late Show - 6 PM
Nov 17 1980 Tokyo, Japan Nippon Seinenkan Hall
Nov 18 1980 Tokyo, Japan Sun Plaza Hall Aborted after 70 minutes, due to the illness of Tony Iommi
Nov 19 1980 Tokyo, Japan Sun Plaza Hall Cancelled due to Tony Iommi's illness.
Nov 20 1980 Kyoto, Japan Kaikan Hall
Nov 21 1980 Osaka, Japan Koseinenkin (Festival) Hall
Nov 24 1980 Sydney, Australia The Capitol Theater Rose Tattoo
Nov 25 1980 Sydney, Australia The Capitol Theater Rose Tattoo
Nov 26 1980 Sydney, Australia The Capitol Theater Rose Tattoo
Nov 27 1980 Sydney, Australia The Capitol Theater Rose Tattoo
Nov 29 1980 Brisbane, Australia Rose Tattoo
Dec 01 1980 Melbourne, Australia Rose Tattoo Cancelled
Dec 05 1980 Adelaide, Australia Rose Tattoo Cancelled
Dec 06 1980 Perth, Australia Rose Tattoo Cancelled
Dec 27 1980 London, England Hammersmith Odeon A II Z, Max Webster, More (?) Postponed until 1/18/81
Dec 28 1980 London, England Hammersmith Odeon A II Z, Max Webster Postponed until 1/19/81
Dec 29 1980 London, England Hammersmith Odeon A II Z, Max Webster Postponed until 1/20/81
Dec 30 1980 London, England Hammersmith Odeon A II Z, Max Webster Postponed until 1/21/81
Jan 03 1981 Leeds Queen's Hall A II Z, Max Webster Postponed until 1/24/81
Jan 04 1981 Stafford New Bingley Hall A II Z, Max Webster Postponed until 1/25/81
Jan 05 1981 Cardiff Sophia Gardens Pavilion A II Z, Max Webster Postponed until 1/28/81
Jan 06 1981 HEAVEN AND HELL achieves Gold Record status in the U.S.
Jan 09 1981 Southampton Gaumont Theatre A II Z, Max Webster Postponed until 1/30/81
Jan 18 1981 London, England Hammersmith Odeon A II Z, Max Webster
Jan 19 1981 London, England Hammersmith Odeon A II Z, Max Webster
Jan 20 1981 London, England Hammersmith Odeon A II Z, Max Webster
Jan 21 1981 London, England Hammersmith Odeon A II Z, Max Webster Brian May on for the encores
Jan 23 1981 Bridlington Royal Spa Hall
Jan 24 1981 Leeds Queen's Hall
Jan 25 1981 Stafford New Bingley Hall A II Z, Max Webster
Jan 27 1981 Bristol Colston Hall
Jan 28 1981 Cardiff Sophia Gardens Pavilion
Jan 30 1981 Southampton Gaumont Theatre A II Z
Jan 31 1981 Crawley Leisure Centre
Feb 01 1981 Poole Wessex Hall - Poole Art Centre
Feb 02 1981 St. Austell Cornwall Coliseum
Feb 02 1981 Last date on the Heaven & Hell Tour