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Blasko To Join Ozzy Osbourne on Farewell World Tour

Rob "Blasko" Nicholson

Just months after playing his final concert with Black Sabbath, Ozzy Osbourne has announced his own Farewell World Tour that’s slated to last into 2020. The metal pioneer may be finishing up his time on the road, but that doesn’t mean he’ll be done with music altogether.

“People keep asking me when I’m retiring,” he says. “This will be my final world tour, but I can’t say I won’t do some shows here and there.”

Osbourne will be joined by four longtime collaborators: Zakk Wylde on guitar, Tommy Clufetos on drums, Adam Wakeman on keyboards, and Rob “Blasko” Nicholson on bass. The bassist, who also worked with Rob Zombie and Danzig, replaced Robert Trujillo as Osbourne’s bassist back in 2003. He was featured on the singer’s Black Rain and Scream albums.

The tour will start in Mexico before heading to South America and Europe. The North American leg of the tour will be revealed in 2018.

Ozzy Osbourne Farewell World Tour Dates:

DateLocationVenue
May 5MexicoTBA
May 8Santiago, ChileTBA
May 11Buenos Aires, ArgentinaTBA
May 13São Paulo, BrazilTBA
May 16Curitiba, BrazilTBA
May 18Belo Horizonte, BrazilTBA
May 20Rio de Janeiro, BrazilTBA
June 1Moscow, RussiaOlympiisky
June 3St. Petersburg, RussiaIce Palace (Ledovi Dvorets)
June 6FinlandTBA
June 8Solvesborg, SwedenSweden Rock Festival
June 10Donington, UKDownload Festival
June 13Prague, Czech RepublicAirport Letnany
June 15Paris, FranceDownload Festival
June 17ItalyTBA
June 20Halden, NorwayTons of Rock Festival
June 22Copenhagen, DenmarkCopenhell Festival
June 24Dessel, BelgiumGraspop Metal Meeting
June 26Krakow, PolandImpact Festival
June 28Oberhausen, GermanyKönig-Pilsnet Arena
June 30Madrid, SpainDownload Festival
July 2Lisbon, PortugalMeo Arena

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