Los Angeles, CA (November 5, 2018) – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter OZZY OSBOURNE has announced additional North American tour dates for 2019. For these shows, OSBOURNEwill be backed by his longtime collaborators Zakk Wylde (Guitar), Blasko (Bass), Tommy Clufetos (Drums) and Adam Wakeman (Keyboards), withMegadeth supporting for the entire North American run.
Tickets for the 2019 North American “NO MORE TOURS 2”shows go on sale to the general public starting Friday, November 9 at LiveNation.comand through the Live Nation app. Citi is the official presale credit card of the tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, November 6 at 10:00AM (local time) until Thursday, November 8 at 10:00 PM (local time) through Citi’s Private Pass® program. For complete presale details visitwww.citiprivatepass.com.
The “NO MORE TOURS 2” tour launched in May 2018 inSantiago, Chile for solo shows in three countries followed by asix-week European leg ofheadlining solo dates andfestival performances. ANorth American tour followedkicking off August 30 inAllentown, PA , with the final four shows of that leg of the tour postponed for OZZY to recover from an infection. Those four shows-- Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA, North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre in Chula Vista, the Hollywood Bowl inLos Angeles and MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas--will now conclude the 2019 dates. Tickets for these rescheduled dates are on sale now at LiveNation.c
om. The trek will also include a newly announced June 11 stop atMadison Square Garden in New York City. Prior to his 2019 dates, OZZY will headline a special New Year’s EveOZZFEST spectacular at the Forum in Los Angeles.
On his upcoming farewell world tour, produced by Live Nation,OSBOURNE will celebrate more than five decades as a performer (both as a solo artist and as lead singer of Black Sabbath which formed in 1968) . This tour, expected to takeOZZY around the world with dates into 2020, will mark the end of global touring for the legendary artist, though he will continue to perform select live shows in the future. Throughout his career, OZZYhas sold more than 100 million records.
This will mark the first timeMegadeth will join OSBOURNE for a full tour, although they have performed together previously at OZZFEST and other festivals around the world. Megadeth burst onto the scene thirty years ago, virtually inventing a genre with their debut album Killing Is My Business… And Business Is Good! (recently recognized by VH1 as the Greatest Thrash Metal Debut Album of All Time) sold more than 38 million albums worldwide, earning numerous accolades including a 2017 GRAMMY® Award for “Best Metal Performance” for the title track of their fifteenth studio album Dystopia , 11 additional GRAMMY® nominations, a SILVER CLIO for their Dystopia campaign and scored five consecutive platinum albums—including 1992’s two-million-sellingCountdown to Extinction.