Ozzy Osbourne has had to cancel the European leg of his tour after falling ill with the flu and bronchitis which doctors fear may develop into pneumonia. Dates to be rescheduled later this year.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Ozzy Osbourne has been forced to postpone the entire UK and European leg of his No More Tours 2 tour on doctors’ orders.

This follows the announcement that Osbourne was postponing the first four dates of the tour because of the flu. After seeing his physician again, Osbourne has been diagnosed with a severe upper-respiratory infection which the doctor feels could develop into pneumonia given the physicality of the live performances and an extensive travel schedule throughout Europe in harsh winter conditions.

Statement from Ozzy:
“I’m completely devastated for having to postpone the European leg of my tour. It just seems that since October everything I touch has turned to shit. First the staph infection in my thumb and now coming down with the flu and bronchitis. I want to apologize to all of my fans who have been so loyal over the years, my band, my crew and to Judas Priest for letting you all down. However, I promise the tour with Judas Priest will be completed. It’s being rescheduled right now to start in September.   Again, I apologize to everyone. God Bless. Love you all, Ozzy.”

The postponed shows are as follows:

UK & EUROPE (with Judas Priest)

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 / Olympiahalle
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 2 / Switzerland, Zurich / Hallenstadion
Fri, March 1 / Italy, Bologna / Unipol Arena
Sun, March 3 / Spain, Barcelona / Palau Sant Jordi

Concert-goers should hold on to their tickets, as they will be honored for the rescheduled dates (details of which will be announced in the coming months). Refunds are also available at point of purchase.

Ozzy Osbourne’s No More Tours 2 tour resumes on Sunday, March 9 in Australia. Shows will follow in New Zealand and Japan before a two-month North American leg.

Australia, New Zealand & Japan

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, Mar 21 / Tokyo, Japan / Download Festival–Makuhari Messe

North America (with Megadeth)

Sat, May 25 / Pryor, OK / Rocklahoma
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 Pavilion
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 Pavilion
Sat, June 15 / Bangor, ME / Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
Tue, June 18 / Montreal, QC / Bell Centre
Thu, June 20 / Hamilton, ON / FirstOntario 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 Arena
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 Pavilion
Sat, July 27 / Mountain View, CA / Shoreline Amphitheatre
Mon, July 29 / Los Angeles, CA / Hollywood Bowl

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