Since March of this year it was known that the departure of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne from Los Angeles was an imminent fact. At the time, the couple mentioned that one of the reasons behind their decision was “high taxes” in the city, but both have now revealed that violence in the United States also prompted them to return to England.
“America has changed so fast. It’s not the United States anymore,” Sharon reflected in an interview inspector, where he assured that the decision had nothing to do with the health of the musician. “There’s nothing cohesive there and it’s a very strange place to live in at the moment.”
Ozzy was disgusted by the number of daily killings in that country, describing everything that happened there as “absurd” in the context of the shooting, citing the incident at the Route 91 Harvest festival in 2017 in Las Vegas, where 60 people died and more than 500 people were injured.
“I don’t want to die in America. I don’t want to be buried on the forest lawn [cementerio de celebridades en L.A.]”, he added. “I am English, I want to return. That said, if my wife tells me we have to stay in Timbuktu, I will. But no, it’s time for me to go home.”
The musician discussed his health problems that have kept him off the stage since 2020, but despite suffering from a neck injury or Parkinson’s disease, he said that he will be doing his best on his next tour (the new leg of No More). Will give Tours II starts in May 2023). “You haven’t seen the last of Ozzy Osbourne, I promise you,” he said. “Even if I have to go there and die on the first song, I’ll be back the next day.”
The Prince of Darkness is preparing for the release of his next studio album, patient number 9Which will come on 9th September. The album features a collaboration with his friend and former Black Sabbath bandmate Tony Iommi, whom he met a few days earlier to perform the classic.paranoid‘ At the conclusion of the Commonwealth Games.