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Ozzy Osbourne @ Madison Square Garden

Ozzy Osbourne returns to NYC for a show at the famed Madison Square Garden for his “No More Tours 2” tour. Special guest support comes from Megadeth. Dare you miss this one in such a metropolis? I think not.

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Ozzy Osbourne Is Hospitalized Due To Flu Complications :(

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It was just about a week ago that we shared the news about Ozzy’s European “No More Tours 2” being postponed due to illness (seen HERE in the event that you missed it). Sadly, Metal’s Prince Of Darkness is still fighting a nasty bug….

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Ozzy Osbourne w Black Sabbath (2016) by KP

Yesterday, Sharon Osbourne alerted all of Ozzy’s Legions about his being admitted to the hospital based on complications from the flu. Speaking frankly, its better that he is under a doctors observation because this years strain of flu has been nasty and stays with you. It seems that everyone I talk to has gotten a bit of it and even I did back in January despite getting the yearly shot. Ugh. No fun.

PiercingMetal Thoughts: In addition to saying “Get Well Soon Ozzy”, I want to stress that all of you be careful out there and especially those of you who are always in big crowds. It doesn’t hurt to carry a small bottle of Purell with you and a packet of Kleenex tissues. During cold and flu season I’d eliminate hand shaking in full and move to fist bumps. Wash your hands often and cover your mouth when you cough to prevent ruining someone else’s day. Sorry for being preachy but I am on the trains every single day and night and sometimes the behavior of other passengers makes me want to run for the hills but I can’t since I am trapped in the car. Once again I say “Get Well Soon Ozzy” and you people be careful as well.

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Ozzy Osbourne Postpones UK and European Tour Due To Illness :(

Moments ago we received word that the legendary Ozzy Osbourne had cancelled his UK and European tour based on illness. It was reported earlier in the week that a few days were shelved but now the whole thing is off as Ozzy must get some proper rest per the doctor. Read on the full press release.

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The Press Release:
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter OZZY OSBOURNE has been forced to postpone the entire UK and European leg of his “NO MORE TOURS 2” tour on doctors’ orders. This follows yesterday’s (January 28) announcement that OSBOURNE was postponing the first four dates of the tour because of the flu. After seeing his physician again, OSBOURNE 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.

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Ozzy Osbourne w Black Sabbath (2016) by KP

Statement from Ozzy:

“I’m completely devastated for having to postpone the European leg of my tour. It just seems that since October everything I touch has turned to shit. First the staph infection in my thumb and now coming down with the flu and bronchitis. I want to apologize to all of my fans who have been so loyal over the years, my band, my crew and to Judas Priest for letting you all down. However, I promise the tour with Judas Priest will be completed. It’s being rescheduled right now to start in September. Again, I apologize to everyone. God Bless. Love you all, Ozzy.”

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Ozzy Osbourne Announces Additional Dates On North American “No More Tours 2”

Fans that were thinking that the legendary Ozzy was going to take it nice and slow during his “Farewell Tour” have been proven wrong as the singer recently announced additional North American stops with support coming from the mighty Megadeth. Let’s examine the press release down below and all of the extended dates.

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The Press Release:
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter OZZY OSBOURNE has announced additional North American tour dates for 2019. For these shows, OSBOURNE will be backed by his longtime collaborators Zakk Wylde (Guitar), Blasko (Bass), Tommy Clufetos (Drums) and Adam Wakeman (Keyboards), with Megadeth supporting for the entire North American run.

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Tickets for the 2019 North American “NO MORE TOURS 2″shows go on sale to the general public starting Friday, November 9 at 10:00 AM local time at LiveNation.com and through the Live Nation app. Citi is the official presale credit card of the tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, November 6 at 10:00AM (local time)until Thursday, November 8 at 10:00 PM (local time) through Citi’s Private Pass® program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.
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OZZFEST New Year’s Eve Los Angeles Spectacular

The Press Release:

For the first time since its 1996 debut, OZZFEST–the annual musical event that celebrates hard rock and heavy metal–has created a special one-night-only New Year’s Eve celebration to ring in 2019. Set for Monday, December 31 at The Forum in Los Angeles, the event features headliner OZZY OSBOURNE and a line-up of some of the greatest names in rock (and OZZFEST alumni): Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, and Jonathan Davis (of Korn), along with the OZZFEST debut of Body Count featuring Ice-T. The New Year’s Eve party will include an outdoor stage, along with other holiday festivities, details of which will be announced in the coming weeks. The evening will conclude with OSBOURNE onstage counting down to the new year!

“I asked Sharon what we’re doing this New Year’s Eve and she said ‘WE’RE DOING FUCK ALL!” says OZZY OSBOURNE. So I thought ‘we didn’t do Ozzfest in 2018, so let’s do a New Year’s Eve Ozzfest.'”
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