Ozzy Osbourne postpones European tour dates to 2023

Dates will run May and June 2023

Ozzy Osbourne has postponed the European portion of his No More Tours 2 trek until 2023. The Prince of Darkness was supposed to hit European markets with Judas Priest in January 2022, after being postponed numerous times since its initially planned 2019 run, but has once again been pushed back by a year and a half due to the pandemic.

“Due to the ongoing uncertainty with full capacity events and travel logistics in much of Europe, we have come to the difficult decision to postpone my 2022 tour to 2023,” Osbourne says in a statement. “Original tickets remain valid for the new dates. I want to thank all of you and Judas Priest for your continued patience and support.”

The new dates start in Helsinki, Finland on May 3rd and run through Birmingham, UK on June 14th. All tickets remain valid and will be honored for new dates.

Osbourne is currently in the studio working on the follow up to last year’s Ordinary Man. Upon release, Ordinary Man bowed at No. 3 on the Billboard Top 200 as Osbourne’s fifth consecutive Top 5 entry and sixth Top 10 entry on the respective chart. It placed ahead of Scream, which arrived at No. 4 in 2010. It seized No. 1 on the Billboard Top Rock Albums Chart and No. 2 on the Billboard Albums Chart (Pure Album Sales), making for his highest entry. Overseas, he shattered various records. It became his highest solo debut ever in the UK, Germany, Switzerland, Australia, Italy and Austria in addition to being his second No. 1 in Sweden.

Breaking another record, Osbourne achieved the “longest run at No. 1 on classic rock radio in over a decade” with “Under The Graveyard” after its 24th consecutive week in the top spot.

Ordinary Man marks Osbourne’s first new solo music in almost ten years. Recorded in Los Angeles, the album features producer Andrew Watt on guitars, Duff McKagan (Guns N’ Roses) on bass and Chad Smith (Red Hot Chili Peppers) on drums. Beyond the core band, Ordinary Man, features a who’s-who of Osbourne friends and collaborators including Elton John, Slash, Post Malone, and Tom Morello.

In January 2020, Osbourne announced he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2003 and is taking medication for tremors which can cause short-term memory loss.

Ozzy Osbourne No More Tours 2 European Tour Dates:

May 3 | Finland, Helsinki | Hartwall Arena
May 5 | Sweden, Stockholm | Friends Arena
May 7 | Germany, Dortmund | Westfalenhalle
May 10 | Spain, Madrid | WiZink Center
May 12 | Italy, Bologna | Unipol Arena
May 14 | Germany, Munich | Olympiahalle
May 17 | Hungary, Budapest | Budapest Arena
May 19 | Czech Republic | Prague | O2 Arena
May 21 | Switzerland, Zurich | Hallenstadion
May 24 | Germany, Hamburg | Barclaycard Arena
May 26 | Germany, Mannheim | SAP Arena
May 28 | Germany, Berlin | Mercedes-Benz Arena
May 31 | UK, Nottingham | Motorpoint Arena
June 2 | UK, Newcastle | Utilita Arena
June 4 | UK, Glasgow | Ovo Hydro
June 7 | UK, Manchester | AO Arena
June 10 | Ireland, Dublin | 3 Arena
June 12 | UK, London | O2 Arena
June 14 | UK, Birmingham | Resorts World Arena

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