Ozzy Osbourne hints at future tour: “If I have to go up there and die on the first song, I’ll still be back the next day”

Ozzy Osbourne
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At 73 years old, and having suffered with Parkinson’s Disease since 2003, the rock ‘n’ roll world would understand if Ozzy Osbourne hung up his boots. But the Prince of Darkness’s musical fire continues to burn bright.

In a new interview with The Guardian, Ozzy reveals tentative plans for a new tour following the release of his upcoming 13th solo album, Patient Number 9, and even hints at a followup record with his former Black Sabbath bandmate, Tony Iommi.

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Sam Roche

Sam was Staff Writer at GuitarWorld.com from 2019 to 2023, and also created content for Total Guitar, Guitarist and Guitar Player. He has well over 15 years of guitar playing under his belt, as well as a degree in Music Technology (Mixing and Mastering). He's a metalhead through and through, but has a thorough appreciation for all genres of music. In his spare time, Sam creates point-of-view guitar lesson videos on YouTube under the name Sightline Guitar.