On February 4, Black Sabbath took the stage at the Genting Arena, in their hometown of Birmingham, England, to play the final concert of their 81-show farewell tour, appropriately titled "The End." Now, their epic curtain call is coming to theaters around the world for one night only on September 28, in the form of a new documentary: Black Sabbath: The End of The End.
Directed by Dick Curruthers, Black Sabbath: The End of The End offers an up-close and personal look at the historic two-hour set from the band's own perspective. In addition to pro-shot footage of the entire show, the documentary features never-before-seen studio performances of several songs that didn't make it onto the setlist, plus reflections from Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, and Geezer Butler. A list of participating theaters can be found on the film's official website. If you can't find a screening near you, don't fret; Potential viewers can request screenings here.
"To bring it all back home after all these years was pretty special," the band said in a statement to the press. "It was so hard to say goodbye to the fans, who've been incredibly loyal to us through the years. We never dreamed in the early days that we'd be here 49 years later doing our last show on our home turf."
In related news, today marks the grand opening of Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward's Reverb shop. As previously reported, the co-founder's selling a wide array of cymbals, drum kits, and drum heads, among other rare gear. Browse the offerings here.