The frontman of Black Sabbath has been plagued by various health setbacks in recent years, including multiple surgeries and a debilitating fall, resulting in a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.
Other renowned rock bands like Iron Maiden, AC/DC, Guns N’ Roses, and Metallica are scheduled to appear in the Power Trip Festival. This rock music extravaganza is organized by Goldenvoice, the founders of Coachella. On Monday, fans who were eagerly anticipating his performance received a challenging update as he reaffirmed his unwavering commitment to continue doing what he is most passionate about – performing on stage.
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The festival is planned for October 6 to 8. However, on Monday, July 10, Ozzy disclosed that he had to make the “agonizing” choice to withdraw from his participation.
“In a statement shared on his Instagram, he wrote: ‘I’ve had to make the painful decision to bow out on performing Power Trip in October.'”
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“He explained that his original plan was to return to the stage in the summer of 2024 when he received the offer to do this show.”
“Unfortunately, he said that I have been showing my first five years nearly in a half-hearted manner. I am very proud of it, but I’m not quite ready yet. He told me that he was eager to make a comeback on stage, and he maintained that he was ready, though.”
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“They are close acquaintances of mine and I can assure you that you will not be let down,” prior to comforting supporters by stating: “The musical group that will be taking my place on Power Trip will be disclosed soon,” he subsequently disclosed.
He appended, prior to ending with: “I adore all of you and I will meet you shortly.” Most importantly, I desire to express gratitude to my supporters, my musical group, and my staff for their unwavering devotion and ongoing assistance.
“Please refrain from apologizing, Ozzy. Focus on your recovery,” added another supporter: “Your health is the top priority, Ozz. Take as much time as you require, we comprehend,” as well as: “No need to apologize, sir, you have offered numerous years of amusement. Prioritize your well-being,” and leaving comments below the post: “Your admirers adore you. Make sure to take care of yourself,” were his devoted fans, promptly expressing their compassion and backing.
Ozzy demonstrated his dedication to his fans last year by publicly supporting them while promoting his 13th solo studio album, Patient 9, in September.
“Survival is my inheritance,” he declared, emphasizing his unwavering determination to return to the spotlight, even if it meant being firmly affixed to a wooden plank and transported.
He maintained that he had no plans to retire in the near future, despite admitting that his previous health problems “truly affected me,” and admitted, “I have never been this incapacitated… I cannot comprehend my fortune.”
“It’s where I belong… The connection I have with my audience is the greatest romance of my life,” he stated.