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Nov 05
2018
Ozzy Osbourne Announces Additional Dates on North American ‘No More Tours 2’

MEGADETH REVEALED AS SPECIAL GUEST ON NORTH AMERICAN RUN

SHOWS KICK OFF MAY 29 IN ATLANTA AND CONCLUDE JULY 29 IN LOS ANGELES AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL

TICKETS GO ON SALE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9 AT LIVENATION.COM

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter OZZY OSBOURNE has announced additional North American tour dates for 2019. For these shows, OSBOURNE will be backed by his longtime collaborators Zakk Wylde (Guitar), Blasko (Bass), Tommy Clufetos (Drums) and Adam Wakeman (Keyboards), with Megadeth supporting for the entire North American run.

Tickets for the 2019 North American “NO MORE TOURS 2” shows go on sale to the general public starting Friday, November 9 at 10:00 AM local time at LiveNation.com and through the Live Nation app. Citi is the official presale credit card of the tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, November 6 at 10:00AM (local time) until Thursday, November 8 at 10:00 PM (local time) through Citi’s Private Pass® program. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com.

The “NO MORE TOURS 2” tour launched in May 2018 in Santiago, Chile for solo shows in three countries followed by a six-week European leg of headlining solo dates and festival performances. A North American tour followed kicking off August 30 in Allentown, PA, with the final four shows of that leg of the tour postponed for OZZY to recover from an infection. Those four shows–Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA, North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre in Chula Vista, the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles and MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas–will now conclude the 2019 dates. Tickets for these rescheduled dates are on sale now at LiveNation.com. The trek will also include a newly announced June 11 stop at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Prior to his 2019 dates, OZZY will headline a special New Year’s Eve OZZFEST spectacular at the Forum in Los Angeles.

On his upcoming farewell world tour, produced by Live Nation, OSBOURNE will celebrate more than five decades as a performer (both as a solo artist and as lead singer of Black Sabbath which formed in 1968). This tour, expected to take OZZY around the world with dates into 2020, will mark the end of global touring for the legendary artist, though he will continue to perform select live shows in the future. Throughout his career, OZZY has sold more than 100 million records.

This will mark the first time Megadeth will join OSBOURNE for a full tour, although they have performed together previously at OZZFEST and other festivals around the world. Megadeth burst onto the scene thirty years ago, virtually inventing a genre with their debut album Killing Is My Business… And Business Is Good! (recently recognized by VH1 as the Greatest Thrash Metal Debut Album of All Time) sold more than 38 million albums worldwide, earning numerous accolades including a 2017 GRAMMY® Award for “Best Metal Performance” for the title track of their fifteenth studio album Dystopia, 11 additional GRAMMY® nominations, a SILVER CLIO for their Dystopia campaign and scored five consecutive platinum albums—including 1992’s two-million-selling Countdown to Extinction.

Here’s some critical feedback from the 2018 North American “NO MORE TOURS 2” shows:

“As Ozzy Osbourne, the main attraction, he becomes the consummate showman…Both Osbourne and his band were in top form throughout the evening. Ozzy’s voice was strong and on pitch, even during some of the songs’ impossibly high parts, and Wylde & Co. seemed to play a bazillion notes each on their instruments.”
–Kory Grow, ROLLING STONE (8/31/18)

“From the get-go, it was evident there was something special about this tour. The stage backdrop is absolutely magnificent, highlighted by a giant cross made up of video screens…As great as Ozzy sounded, his backing band deserves as much praise. This is what a metal band should look like.”
–Spencer Kaufman, CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND (9/10/18)

“The return of Zakk Wylde to Ozzy’s band made the biggest impact on the show. His energy, enthusiasm and love for the material and Ozzy raises everyone’s game, and their game was already great…But the highlights of the show were, of course, when Ozzy was on stage. Powerful version of ‘Bark at the Moon,’ ‘No More Tears,’ ‘Mr. Crowley,’ ‘Suicide Solution,’ ‘I Don’t Know,’ ‘Crazy Train’ and Sabbath’s ‘Fairies Wear Boots’ thrilled fans.”
–Brian Ives, LOUDWIRE.COM (9/9/18)

“Fortunately, Ozzy’s game is fairly tight at the moment. Tuesday night’s gig was a solid 95 minutes’ worth of entertainment. No messin’ around with iffy new stuff, just a whack of old-school favorites delivered with contagious enthusiasm by Osbourne and his band before a sold-out, 16,000-strong crowd hanging lovingly and loudly on every word and every riff. If this does indeed turn out to be Ozzy’s last visit to Toronto, we got exactly what we wanted.”
–Ben Rayner, TORONTO STAR (9/5/18)

“…the show was an exciting evening that featured one of rock’s biggest stars doing what he does best, entertaining a crowd with music that impacts generations.”
–Matt Durr, MLIVE.COM (Detroit) (9/20/18)

“This tour does just about everything right when it comes to playing to the strengths that 2018 Ozzy possesses. The setlist is pretty much perfect, focusing on the hits from his solo work while mixing in some well-times Black Sabbath classics…The band plays like a well-oiled machine…And then there’s Ozzy’s clear enthusiasm for being out on stage…Ozzy could easily sit on a throne in the middle of the stage and no one would have complained. But he’s still giving what he can, the way he always has.”
–Cory Garcia, HOUSTON PRESS (9/29/18)

“If last night indeed represented Osbourne’s last show here, the man went out with a bang.”
–Jeff Niesel, CLEVELAND SCENE (9/17/18)

“The Prince of Darkness showed that age is just a number…Osbourne lived up to his own legacy (as if he really had to) by preparing a setlist of such epic proportions, that it seemed as if he had created a tribute to himself by the end of the night…If this is, in fact, his final globe trot, The Great and Powerful Ozz gave nothing short of 100 percent of himself in Mansfield, and, in turn, further cemented his legacy as the brightest beam of darkness in rock and roll.”
–Jason Greenough, VANYALAND.COM (Boston) (9/10/18)

OZZY’s 2019 tour dates are as follows:

NORTH AMERICA
DATE CITY VENUE
Wed, May 29 Atlanta, GA State Farm Arena
Fri, May 31 Sunrise, FL BB&T Center
Sun, June 2 Tampa, FL MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
Tue, June 4 Charlotte, NC PNC Music Pavillion
Thurs, June 6 Cincinnati, OH Riverbend Music Center
Sat, June 8 Hershey, PA Hersheypark Stadium
Tue, June 11 New York, NY Madison Square Garden
Thu, June 13 Pittsburgh, PA KeyBank Pavillion
Sat, June 15 Bangor, ME Darling’s Waterfront Pavillion
Tue, June 18 Montreal, QC Bell Centre
Thu, June 20 Hamilton, ON First Ontario Centre
Sat, June 22 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun Arena
Wed, June 26 St. Louis, MO Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
Fri, June 28 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center
Sun, June 30 Des Moines, IA Wells Fargo Center
Thu, July 4 Milwaukee, WI Summerfest
Sat, July 6 St. Paul, MN Xcel Energy Center
Tue, July 9 Edmonton, AB Rogers Place
Thu, July 11 Vancouver, BC Rogers Arena
Sat, July 13 Tacoma, WA Tacoma Dome
Tue, July 16 Portland, OR Moda Center
Thu, July 18 Sacramento, CA Golden 1 Center
Sat, July 20 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden Arena
Tue, July 23 San Diego, CA North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
Thu, July 25 Phoenix, AZ Ak-Chin Pavillion
Sat, July 27 Mountain View, CA Shoreline Amphitheatre
Mon, July 29 Los Angeles, CA Hollywood Bowl
EUROPE, AUSTRALIA, JAPAN
DATE CITY VENUE
Wed, January 30 Ireland, Dublin 3Arena
Fri, February 1 UK, Nottingham Motorpoint Arena
Sun, February 3 UK, Manchester Manchester Arena
Tue, February 5 UK, Newcastle Metro Radio Arena
Thu, February 7 UK, Glasgow The SSE Hydro
Sat, February 9 UK, Birmingham Genting Arena
Mon, February 11 UK, London The O2 Arena
Wed, February 13 Germany, Munich Olympiahelle
Fri, February 15 Germany, Frankfurt Festhalle
Sun, February 17 Germany, Hamburg Barclaycard Arena
Tue, February 19 Germany, Berlin Mercedes-Benz Arena
Fri, February 22 Sweden, Stockholm Ericcson Globe
Sun, February 24 Finland, Helsinki Hartwall Arena
Wed, February 27 Switzerland, Zurich Hallenstadion
Fri, March 1 Italy, Bologna Unipol Arena
Sun, March 3 Spain, Barcelona Palau Sant Jordi
Sun, March 9 Sydney, Australia Download Festival
Mon, March 11 Melbourne, Australia Download Festival
Wed, March 13 Christchurch, NZ Horncastle Arena
Sat, March 16 Auckland, NZ Spark Arena
Thu, March 21 Tokyo, Japan Download Festival – Makuhari Messe
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