Ozzy Osbourne has been dealing with a few health issues recently, but the heavy metal legendfather is determined to return on stage at some point. When speaking to YahooThe Black Sabbath singer spoke out about his new album. international tour dates — scheduled for 2023— and explained, “I just wanna get back on that stage. I’ve gotta get back on that stage. It’s driving me nuts, not being able to,” Osbourne said. “I can’t relax. I’ve always gotta be doing something.
“I could go on, but I just can’t stop.” he continued. “There’s nothing like a good gig, and there’s nothing like a bad gig – because a bad gig makes you wanna do a good gig, better than before! A great gig is more than any drug or sex. It is hard to match it.” The Ozzfest founder later admitted, “When I was 69, I vividly remember thinking, “I wonder when will I start to feel old?”. The floodgates suddenly opened when I turned 70. It was all one after the next. … This is my longest period of sickness in my entire life.”
Black Sabbath’s frontman has not made many public appearances in the last few years. His health may have been a factor. Ozzy experienced a setback during his physiotherapy for Parkinson’s Disease in 2020. This was due to the Covid-19 epidemic. Sharon appeared on the Tonight Show in November. Dr. Oz Show and revealed that he’d finally had been able to continue his treatment. “He’s doing fantastic. He is doing amazing.” she said when asked about her husband’s health. “He was unable to have his physiotherapy at the start of lockdown and he was left with no physiotherapy for four months. This kind of put him behind a little bit.”
Following the shocking reveal of his Parkinson’s diagnosis, Ozzy opened up about the idea of dying, saying that he doesn’t “”Remain focused on it.” During a 2020 interview KerrangThe “Crazy Train”” singer said: “Do you ever think about when your time is coming? It is something that I think about; it’s not something I worry about. I won’t see you in 15 years, or whatever. But I don’t dwell on the fact that I won’t be there for much longer. It will happen to all of us.”