Ozzfest 2004 Reunites Two Seminal Hard Rock Acts

Ozzfest isnít normally our thing, but there are two interesting news tidbits to bring you about this yearís metal festival. For one, Black Sabbath will be reuniting for the summer extravaganza, which kicks off on July 10 in Hartford, CT. Three quarters of the original lineup will be on board (Ozzy, Geezer Butler and Tommy Iommi), while Ozzy and Faith No More drummer Mike Bordin will be behind the kit for the dates, which end in West Palm Beach on September 4. the other exciting bit of news is that Ozzfest 2004 will feature sets from a back-together Judas Priest. The Priest lineup will consist of frontman Rob Halford, guitarists Glenn Tipton and K.K. Downing, bassist Ian Hill and drummer Scott Travis. All sorts of other metallers like Slayer, Slipknot and many more acts who attract mulleted teens who huff paint will be on board so if this is your bag, read below for the dates. Complimentary Kelly-Moore samples not included.

2004 Ozzfest dates:

07.10.04 - Hartford, CT (ctnow.com Meadows Music)

07.12.04 - Mansfield, MA (Tweeter Center)

07.14.04 - Wantagh, NY (Tommy Hilfiger at Jones Beach Th.)

07.16.04 - Holmdel, NJ (P.N.C. Bank Arts Center)

07.18.04 - Bristow, VA (Nissan Pavilion)

07.20.04 - Columbus, OH (Germain Amphitheater)

07.22.04 - Antioch, TN (Starwood Amphitheatre)

07.24.04 - Englewood, CO (Coors Amphitheatre)

07.27.04 - Auburn, WA (White River Amphitheatre)

07.29.04 - Mountain View, CA (Shoreline Amphitheatre)

07.31.04 - Devore, CA (Hyundai Pavilion Of Glen Helen)

08.03.04 - Albuquerque, NM (Journal Pavilion)

08.05.04 - Dallas, TX (Smirnoff Music Centre)

08.07.04 - Selma, TX (Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre)

08.10.04 - Bonner Springs, KS (Verizon Wireless Amphitheater)

08.12.04 - Maryland Heights, MO (UMB Bank Pavilion)

08.14.04 - East Troy, WI (Alpine Valley Music Theatre)

08.17.04 - Clarkston, MI (DTE Energy Music Theatre)

08.19.04 - Cuyahoga Falls, OH (Blossom Music Center)

08.21.04 - Tinley Park, IL (Tweeter Center)

08.24.04 - Noblesville, IN (Verizon Wireless Music Center)

08.26.04 - Camden, NJ (Tweeter Center At The Waterfront)

08.28.04 - Burgettstown, PA (Post-Gazette Pavilion @Star Lake)

08.31.04 - Raleigh, NC (Alltel Pavilion @ Walnut Creek)

09.02.04 - Tampa, FL (Ford Amphitheatre @ State Fairgrounds)

09.04.04 - West Palm Beach, FL (Sound Advice Amphitheatre)

Ozzfest 2004 Reunites Two Seminal Hard Rock Acts