Ozzy Osbourne Reunites With Zakk Wylde For 2017 Tour

Ozzy Osbourne Reunites With Zakk WyldeFor the first time in over a decade, legenday metal madmen Ozzy Osbourne and Zakk Wylde are back together. The duo will do a series of Ozzy Osbourne headlining shows in the U.S. this summer and autumn, beginning July 14, 2017. Zakk acually joined Ozy’s band 30 years ago and last recoded 10 years ago with Black Rain. Ozzy’s band will also include longtime collaborators Blasko (Bass), Tommy Clufetos (Drums) and Adam Wakeman (Keyboards).

“I’m so happy to be getting back on the road with Zakk, Blasko, Tommy and Adam,” says Ozzy Osbourne. “This is what I do. This is where I belong, on the road.” Zakk Wylde adds: “I’m really looking forward to the hardcore powahlifting training sessions with Ozzy, as well as playing music in between sets of heavy squats, benching and deadlifts.”

Next up for Ozzy Osbourne will be a new solo album for 2018 on Epic. The initial 2017 tour dates are as follows:

Fri, July 14 Oshkosh, WI Ozzy at Rock USA
Sun, July 16 Chicago, IL Chicago Open Air Festival
Wed, August 9 Sturgis, SD The Legendary Buffalo Chip
Mon, August 21 Cartersville, IL Moonstock 2017 Festival

Meanwhile, Gus G. (Firewind), the guitarist who played in Ozzy Osbourne since 2009, has made the following statement: “It’s been an honor & a privilege playing by your side since 2009. Nothing but great times & an experience of a lifetime. To Ozzy & Sharon – thanks for everything, love ya! To Blasko, Adam & Tommy – been a pleasure rocking with you! As a fan, it’s great to see Ozzy & Zakk back together. It’s been long overdue. Last but not least – thanks to all the fans that showed love & support all these years, see you out there soon! Ozzy rules! G.”