BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal that MEGADETH and MACHINE HEAD have been confirmed as the opening acts for HEAVEN AND HELL on their upcoming U.S. tour, which is expected to kick off late April. So far two dates have been leaked:Apr. 24 - San Jose, CA - HP Pavilion
May 10 - Wachovia Spectrum - Philadelphia, PA The official U.S. tour announcement for HEAVEN AND HELL is expected to be made on Monday (March 5), with all tickets set to go on sale within 10 days. HEAVEN AND HELL's only announced U.S. concert so far is scheduled for March 30 at the Radio City Music Hall (capacity: 6,000) in New York City. Tickets for that show officially sold out approximately 45 minutes after tickets went on sale on January 26. HEAVEN AND HELL will kick off a world tour with 11 Canadian dates beginning March 11 in Vancouver, British Columbia, and wrapping up March 28 in Ottawa, with opening acts MEGADETH and DOWN. The shows are expected to only feature material from Dio's era with BLACK SABBATH, including three new songs that were recorded for the upcoming anthology "Black Sabbath: The Dio Years" that's due April 3.