OZZY OSBOURNE sets MORE Summer Dates AND A 'Special Guest!'

More dates to be announced soon!

May 1, 2017

Serban Enache | Dreamstime.com

Retirement for OZZY OSBOURNE?! Nope. Altho BLACK SABBATH has wrapped up their final tour, don't expect OZZY to be sitting around looking at his AARP benefits. The "Prince of Darkness" has just announced a few more dates for a Summer Tour that's just starting to take shape, but in announcing those dates, Ozzy also has announced that his former guitarist, ZAKK WYLDE will re-join Ozzy for that Summer Tour! It's been more than 10 years since the two last played/toured together, the last time dating back to 2006! ZAKK WYLDE famously recorded & performed with OZZY, appearing on the albums 'No Rest For The Wicked' (1988), 'No More Tears' (1991), 'Ozzmosis' (1995), 2001’s 'Down to Earth' and 2007’s 'Black Rain'. Wylde also appeared w/ Ozzy on various live records from the period, and the 2 men have performed together sporadically over the years. Other band members joining Ozzy & Zakk Wylde for the tour include longtime bassist Rob “Blasko” Nicholson, drummer Tommy Clufetos and keyboardist Adam Wakeman. In the press release that announced the shows,  Ozzy says, “I’m so happy to be getting back on the road with Zakk, Blasko, Tommy and Adam. This is what I do. This is where I belong, on the road.” Ozzy is reportedly working on a new solo album that's expected some time next year, and it will be Ozzy's first solo recording since 2010's 'Scream' album... Of his reunion with OZZY, ZAKK WYLDE said, “I’m really looking forward to the hardcore ‘powahlifting’ training sessions with Ozzy, as well as playing music in between sets of heavy squats, benching and deadlifts."
HERE are the (current) Summer Tour dates that have been announced so far:

July 14 – Oshkosh, WI – Rock USA Festival
July 16 – Chicago, IL – Chicago Open Air Festival
August 9 – Sturgis, SD – Buffalo Chip
August 21 – Cartersville, IL – Moonstock Festival