Black Sabbath Receive Canadian Platinum Sales Awards For '13'

blacksabbath_13cover_2(hennemusic) Black Sabbath members were presented with Canadian platinum sales awards for “13” (100,000 copies) and their live album and DVD/Blu-ray, “Live… Gathered In Their Masses” (10,000 copies) in Montreal, Quebec before their show at the Bell Centre Monday evening.

Rock journalist Mitch Lafon tweeted images from the presentation, including photos of Ozzy Osbourne and bassist Geezer Butler. The Montreal stop is the third date in Black Sabbath’s 3-week Canadian tour that began last week in Halifax, Nova Scotia; the trek wraps April 22 in Edmonton, Alberta and is followed by an April 26 show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles, California.

In sync with the spring tour, the band will release “The Complete Studio Albums (1970-1978)”, an 8-disc box set featuring their 1970s catalogue, on April 15. more on this story