Premium cable channel Showtime announced today that it has sold it’s sold to the devil.. via dark metal group Black Sabbath. The channel will air Black Sabbath: The End of the End, a new documentary that captures the bands’ final concert. The concert documentary will air on October 28th, right on time for Halloween.
This will be the world premiere of the film, which was shot as Black Sabbath closed out their final farewell tour on February 4th. The band performed to a sold out show at the Genting Arena in the band’s hometown of Birmingham, England. The trailer of the doc (below) features snippets of tracks “Iron Man” and “Paranoid”.
The film brings fans the up close and personal story of the final, emotionally charged concert, as the band perform hits, including ‘Iron Man,’ ‘Paranoid,’ ‘War Pigs’ and many more. Join Sabbath in the studio, as they deliver unique and exclusive performances of some of their favorite songs not played on the tour, and catch an intimate glimpse into the band’s world; the music, relationships and banter, alongside personal anecdotes.
“To bring it all back home after all these years was pretty special,” Black Sabbath said in a statement. “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.”
Directed by Dick Carruthers, the film also includes exclusive behind-the-scenes concert footage and interviews with the band members. Black Sabbath: The End of the End is executive produced by Geoff Kempin and Terry Shand for Eagle Rock Entertainment.
Watch the final concert October 28th on Showtime.