Originally Posted by adamclark52
And yeah, i just bought the tickets based off the Black Sabbath name. But I was hoping for a bit better opener. I was spoiled when I saw them in 1999 and Pantera and the Deftones opened. Mind you, Deftones got a terrible reaction from the crowd (albeit not as bad as a guy with a guitar and a bass drum will).
I strongly suspect they book good support in places where they know they're going to need to make people want to travel. So South America, USA etc. In the UK everything's close, so they don't need to. And in most of Canada, so few tours come through that again they don't need to.
It's cynical on their part.