Ozzy Osbourne cancels US tour after Parkinson's diagnosis

Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled his North American excursion to obtain clinical remedy after revealing he has Parkinson’s illness.

The Black Sabbath frontman, 71, were because of get started the USA leg of his No Extra Excursions 2 excursion in Would possibly, which used to be to incorporate 17 displays, however mentioned he’ll as a substitute shuttle to Switzerland for clinical remedy.

Osbourne printed closing month that he were identified with a type of Parkinson’s referred to as PRKN2 in February closing 12 months and mentioned he didn’t have “that for much longer”.

 Ozzy Osbourne of Black Sabbath performs at Ozzfest 2016 at San Manuel Amphitheater in 2016
A complete of 17 US dates had been cancelled

In a remark, he mentioned: “I am so grateful that everybody has been affected person as a result of I have had a s**t 12 months.

“Sadly, I will not be able to get to Switzerland for remedy till April and the remedy takes six to 8 weeks.

“I do not need to get started a excursion after which cancel displays on the closing minute, as it is simply now not honest to the enthusiasts.

“I would quite they get money back now and after I do the North American excursion down the street… Everybody who purchased a price tag for those displays would be the first ones in line to buy tickets at the moment.”

The British heavy steel superstar’s spouse, Sharon Osbourne, had mentioned in January that the couple could be going to a physician in Switzerland in April as they might now not get to any extent further solutions from docs in the USA, the place they are living.

British singer Ozzy Osbourne (L) and wife British television personality Sharon Osbourne present the award for Best Rap/Sung Performance during the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards on January 26, 2020, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Robyn Beck / AFP) (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images)
Ozzy’s spouse Sharon mentioned they have been searching for remedy in Switzerland

“We are going to a professor in Switzerland. And he offers with getting your immune device at its height,” she instructed Just right Morning The united states.

“We are going to cross anyplace we will to get solutions.”

Ozzy had in the past batted off rumours he had Parkinson’s after cancelling excursion dates in Australia, New Zealand and Japan closing 12 months following a bout of pneumonia.

However in January he mentioned he sought after to “personal up” to his situation for the sake of his enthusiasts and felt higher for doing in order he used to be “no excellent with secrets and techniques”.

The superstar printed he used to be identified with Parkinson’s after a fall whilst convalescing from the pneumonia “screwed” all his nerves.

He mentioned he used to be decided to begin traveling once more and acting “is my drug these days”.

Osbourne shaped Black Sabbath in 1969 with bass participant Geezer Butler, drummer Invoice Ward and guitarist Tony Iommi.

The musicians are extensively credited with inventing and popularising heavy steel tune.

Birmingham-born Ozzy has launched 11 solo albums and offered greater than 100 million data around the globe with Black Sabbath and on his personal.

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