Ozzy Osbourne Announces Solo Live Dates with Zakk Wylde on Guitar
Well, I guess that settles that.
We already knew Ozzy Osbourne has plans for a new solo album and tour. What we weren’t sure of was who else would be in the latest iteration of his solo band. Would Gus G., who recorded and toured behind, but did not write for, 2010’s Scream get to make his mark, or would he join Joe Holmes in the footnotes of The Ozz Man’s career?
For better or worse, it looks like it’s gonna be the latter: Ozzy has just announced a string of solo dates with his longtime guitarist, Zakk Wylde, back in the mix. The press release makes no mention whatsoever of Gus G. It also doesn’t say anything about a new album other than that said new album will be released in 2018, though, so… I suspect Zakk will be on that record, but who the heck knows.
While we wait for more details, here are the live dates:
Fri, July 14 Oshkosh, WI Rock USA Festival
Sun, July 16 Chicago, IL Chicago Open Air Festival
Wed, August 9 Sturgis, SD Buffalo Chip
Mon, August 21 Cartersville, IL Moonstock Festival