Ozzy Osbourne has announced his retirement from touring, and is canceling all remaining shows

The “Crazy Train” has reached its final stop.

Legendary rocker Ozzy Osbourne has announced his retirement from touring.

The Black Sabbath frontman, 74, has stopped all his upcoming shows in the UK and Europe this year as he continues to recover from spinal surgery.

in Shared statement on social media On Wednesday, the “Crazy Train” hitmaker said he could no longer cruise around the world because of the damage his spine suffered in a horrific accident four years ago.

Apologizing to the fans, Osbourne admitted that he “never would have imagined my touring days would have ended in this way”.

“I am honestly humbled by the way you all have patiently clung to your tickets all this time, but with a clear conscience, I now realize that I am not physically able to do my upcoming European/UK tour, I know I can’t handle the travel required,” the Briton said.


Legendary rocker Ozzy Osbourne has announced his retirement from touring.
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Ozzy Osbourne
The Black Sabbath frontman, 74, has suspended all his upcoming shows in the UK and Europe this year.
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While Osbourne admitted his “singing voice is just fine,” his physical health has taken a severe nosedive amid his ongoing battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Rocker “Iron Man”, from He has been living with a brain disorder since 2019He underwent three operations, stem cell therapy, physiotherapy, and hybrid prosthesis treatment.

“My team is currently brainstorming ideas for where I will be able to perform without having to travel from city to city and country to country,” he added.

She was a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer He was discharged from Los Angeles Hospital Last June, after he underwent what his wife, Sharon Osborne, 70, described as a “major operation” that would “defining the rest of his life.”

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The rocker said that he “never would have imagined my touring days would have ended this way”.
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Rock surgery ‘life-changing’ It included the removal and realignment of staples in his neck and back.

Along with Parkinson’s disease and battle with COVID-19The musician was also dealing with the aftermath of a quad biking accident in 2003.

The decision to walk away from touring frightened Osbourne, Recognition in September 2022 for this performance On stage “Where I Belong”.

He added at the time, “Our relationship with my fans is the greatest love relationship of my life.”

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