Ozzy Osbourne has pulled out of the Power Journey competition — the all-challenging-rock festival showcasing Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, AC/DC, Tool and Iron Maiden, organized by Coachella founders Goldenvoice — for overall health explanations, the 74-12 months-previous singer declared on Monday. The pageant is scheduled to get area Oct. 6-8 in Coachella’s house base of the Empire Polo Grounds in Indio, Calif.
“As unpleasant as this is, I have experienced to make the decision to bow out of undertaking on Power Trip in October,” Osbourne, who has endured from a variety of health illnesses in recent yrs, wrote on Monday. “My first approach was to return to the phase in the summer time of 2024, and when the give to do this display came in, I optimistically moved ahead. Sad to say, my physique is telling me that I’m just not prepared nevertheless and I am considerably far too happy to have the first display that I do in practically five many years be half-assed.
“The band that will be replacing me on Power Trip will be declared soon. They are private buddies of mine and I can guarantee that you will not be unhappy. Over all, I want to thank my followers, my band, and my crew for their unconditional loyalty and continual guidance. I like you all and I will see you soon.
God Bless, Ozzy.”
Osbourne’s wellbeing has been an ongoing worry and he even announced his retirement from touring earlier this calendar year, although his assertion suggests that he experienced prepared to return to the phase in some capacity next summer. His retirement bulletins are also to be taken with a grain of salt: He undertook his first “retirement tour” in 1992. Nonetheless, in saying this most recent retirement from touring in January — thanks to a “a significant incident, where by I weakened my spine” — he still left open the risk of residencies or restricted operates of dates, “where I will be in a position to perform with no obtaining to travel from town to metropolis and nation to place.” Even so, he seemingly is not all set for these a transfer nevertheless.
Variety will have more on Osbourne and Ability Trip as the circumstances establish.