Ozzy Osbourne Postpones First Four Shows Of UK And Ireland Tour

Ozzy Osbourne has had to postpone the initial four dates of his upcoming UK and Ireland tour

Ozzy Osbourne Postpones First Four Shows Of UK And Ireland Tour

Ozzy Osbourne has postponed the first four shows on his upcoming UK and Ireland tour.

In a statement released this morning by Irish promoters MCD, the postponement of the shows is "due to illness."

“Details for the rescheduled date will be announced within the next 48 hours on and . All tickets will remain valid for the rescheduled date," the statement continues.

Judas Priest (who are supporting Ozzy Osbourne on this tour) tweeted their own announcement, and posted a statement on their official website.

"It is with great regret we have to announce that the first four UK shows on the Ozzy Osbourne/Judas Priest tour have been postponed due to Ozzy having a very bad case of flu," reads the statement, "therefore Dublin, Nottingham, Manchester and Newcastle will be rescheduled at a later date - details to follow once finalised.

"We are very sorry that this has happened and to disappoint so many fans - we wish Ozzy well and look forward to the Glasgow, Birmingham and London shows together - and to the rescheduled ones in the future."

Ozzy was forced to cancel dates on his United States tour last year following surgery on his hand.

No word has come yet from Ozzy's camp. Tickets for remaining shows are still on sale.

Here's what the tour is looking like now:


30 Dublin, 3Arena (postponed)


01 Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena (postponed)
03 Manchester, Arena (postponed)
05 Newcastle, Metro Radio Arena (postponed)
07 Glasgow, The SSE Hydro
09 Birmingham, Genting Arena
11 London, The O2

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