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Ozzy Osbourne Postpones All 2019 Tour Dates

The metal icon is pushing back his shows this year as he recovers from penumonia.

Metal icon Ozzy Osbourne announced on Thursday (April 4) that he has been forced to postpone all his 2019 North American and European as he recovers from an injury he sustained while recovering from a recent bout of pneumonia

"I can't believe I have to reschedule more tour dates," Osburne, 70, said in a statement. "Words cannot express how frustrated, angry and depressed I am not to be able to tour right now. I'm grateful for the love and support I'm getting from my family, my band, friends and fans, it's really what's keeping me going. Just know that I am getting better every day…I will fully recover… I will finish my tour… I will be back!"

According to a statement announcing the postponments, the rocker fell at his Los Angeles home and aggravated a years-old injury from a 2003 ATV accident, requiring an unspecified surgical procedure last month; Osbourne will reportedly remain under a doctor's care in L.A. as he recovers. 

On Feb. 19, Osbourne was forced to cancel shows in Australia, New Zealand and Japan on his No More Tours 2 as a result of developing pneumonia from the flu. The news came a week after wife/manager Sharon Osbourne revealed the rock star had been released from intensive care unit. In early March, son Jack Osbourne said in an interview that his dad was "back to his normal routine" following hospitalization for complications from the flu. 

The singer underwent hand surgery in October 2018 due to an infection, which caused the postponement of a number of shows. 

According to the new statement, all of Ozzy's shows will be rescheduled beginning in February 2020, with ticketholders asked to hold onto their original tickets, which will be honored at the rescheduled dates; planned festival appearances will not be rescheduled.

See the new North American dates below; 2020 UK and European dates will be announced soon.

May 27 — Atlanta, GA @ State Farm Arena

May 29 — Sunrise, FL @ BB&T Center

May 31 — Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union

June 2 — Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion

June 4 — Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center

June 6 — Hersey, PA @ Hershey Park Stadium

June 11 — Pittsburgh, PA @KeyBank Pavilion

June 13 — Bangor, ME @ Darling's Waterfront Pavilion

June 16 — Montreal, QC @ Bell Centre

June 18 — Hamilton, ON @ First Ontario Centre

June 20 — Uncasville, CT @ Mohegan Sun Arena

June 22 — New York, NY @ Madison Square Garden Arena

June 24 — St. Louis, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater

June 26 — Kansas City, MO @ Sprint Center

June 28 — Des Moines, IA @ Wells Fargo Arena

July 1 — Milwaukee, WI @ American Family Insurance Amphitheater — Summerfest

July 3 — St. Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center

July 7 — Edmonton, AB @ Rogers Place 

July 9 — Vancouver, BC @ Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena

July 11 — Tacoma, WA @ Tacoma Dome

July 15 — Portland, OR @ Moda Center

July 17 — Sacramento, CA @ Golden 1 Center

July 23 — Phoenix, AZ @ Ak-Chin Pavilion

July 25 — San Francisco, CA @ Shoreline Amphitheater

July 29 — San Diego, CA @ North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre

July 31 — Las Vegas, NV @ MGM Grand Garden Arena

July TBA — Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Bowl


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