Ozzy Osbourne and Judas Priest Announce Rescheduled Tour Dates for 2020

With Ozzy Osbourne on the mend from his recent illness and injuries, he has rebooked his previously postponed tour dates with Judas Priest for 2020. All tickets previously purchased and held will be honored at the rescheduled European dates as part of his “No More Tours 2” with the exception of the now-canceled Barcelona and Frankfurt shows. More tickets will go on sale this coming Friday, May 3 at 9 a.m. See all the dates below. The new dates will kick off on January 31 at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena and run until March 16 at Zurich’s Hallenstadion.Continue reading

Ozzy Osbourne Forced To Postpone All 2019 Performances, 2020 Dates Announced

Following up from the recent postponement of his shows earlier this year, Ozzy Osbourne has now postponed all of his 2019 shows due to illness. Apparently while convalescing, Ozzy fell in his home, aggravating old injuries that will make it impossible for him to tour in 2019. Read a statement from Ozzy below. The shows will be rescheduled beginning in February 2020 and concert-goers are being asked to hold onto their original tickets, as they will be honored for the rescheduled dates. Because some of the 2019 dates were festival appearances, not all will be rescheduled. Below are the new North American dates; the Los Angeles Hollywood Bowl show will be rescheduled in July 2020, exact date TBA. The 2020 UK and European dates will be announced in the coming weeks. We wish Ozzy a speedy recovery. Continue reading

Ozzy Osbourne Cancels Download Japan, Australia and New Zealand Headline Appearances

Although he is home from the hospital and recovering from the flu and an upper respiratory infection, Ozzy Osbourne has canceled his scheduled headline appearances in Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, including Download Japan and Download Australia next month. According to his wife and manager Sharon Osbourne “Ozzy recently developed pneumonia and has spent some time in the hospital. Thankfully he is now through the worst part. His doctors have advised that he stay at home to recuperate for a full six weeks with no travel.” A statement by Download Japan fest reveals that Ozzy is still too unwell to travel and tour as planned. The fest is working to find a replacement act, which already has Slayer, Sun 41, Anthrax, Arch Enemy, Halestorm, Man With A mission and more, so they will not be offering refunds. Ozzy’s next scheduled tour date is the start of his USA summer tour with Megadeth, at Rocklahoma this May. Continue reading

UPDATED: Ozzy Osbourne’s “No More Tours 2” UK And European Tour Leg Postponed Due To Illness

Following up on yesterday’s story, on doctors’ orders, Ozzy Osbourne has now postponed the full UK and European “No More Tours 2” tour dates with Judas Priest due to Ozzy being in poor health. After seeing his physician again, he has been diagnosed with a severe upper-respiratory infection which the doctor feels could develop into pneumonia given the physicality of the live performances and an extensive travel schedule throughout Europe in harsh winter conditions. Concert-goers should hold on to their tickets, as they will be honored for the rescheduled dates (details of which will be announced in the coming months). Refunds are also available at point of purchase. We hope Ozzy gets well soon and can keep up with the rest of his dates the rest of 2019. Continue reading

Ozzy Osbourne Discusses Staph Infection That Led To Tour Postponement

Ozzy Osbourne At Ozzfest Meets Knotfest, by Stephanie Cabral (with permission MSOPR)

In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Ozzy Osbourne has revealed that he had three staph infections in his right thumb and that they were potentially fatal. Ozzy noticed the infection in his thumb after a show in Salt Lake City when his thumb had swollen to “the size of a fuckin’ lightbulb.” Ozzy has rebooked the four postponed dates of the No More Tours 2 Tour have been rescheduled to next July, after a run of dates in Oceania and Japan. Continue reading