Heaven & Hell is on the road in North America this August, and they're bringing some very special heavy metal guests along for the ride.
Judas Priest, Motorhead and Testament will join Heaven & Hell in various cities on the Metal Masters tour. Dates, cities and venues include:
Aug. 6 — Philadelphia, Susquehanna Bank Center
Aug. 7 — Washington, D.C., Nissan Pavilion
Aug. 9 — Holmdel, N.J., PNC Arts Center
Aug. 10 — Wantag, N.J., Jones Beach Theater
Aug. 12** — Hamburg, N.Y., Grandstand Stage, America's Fair**
Aug. 13 — Toronto, Molson Amphitheatre
Aug. 15## — Uncasville, Conn., Mohegan Sun Arena##
Aug. 16 — Pittsburgh, Post-Gazette Pavilion
Aug. 18 — Detroit, DTE Energy Center
Aug. 19 — Chicago, First Midwest Band Amphitheatre
Aug. 22 — Dallas, Superpages.com Center
Aug. 23 — Houston, Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
Aug. 24 — San Antonio, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
Aug. 27 — Albuquerque, N.M., Journal Pavilion
Aug. 28 — Phoenix, Cricket Wireless Pavilion
Aug. 30 — San Bernardino, Calif., Hyundai Pavilion At Glen Helen
Aug. 31 — Mountain View, Calif., Shoreline Amphitheatre
** Features Motorhead and Testament ONLY
## Features Judas Priest and Testament ONLY
Heaven & Hell's new five-CD boxed set, The Rules of Hell, is slated for release July 22, 2008, from Rhino Records. The set features newly remastered versions of the Dio-era Black Sabbath albums Heaven and Hell, Mob Rules, Live Evil (2 CDs) and Dehumanizer.
Ronnie James Dio, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Vinny Appice currently are recording their long-awaited new Heaven & Hell studio album, which will be released by Rhino in early 2009.