Surprising stage comeback in his hometown
Rock legend Ozzy Osbourne surprises his fans with an unannounced live comeback in front of 30,000 spectators.
Numerous fans have been worried about heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne (73) in recent months. Because it was only in June of this year that the ex-Black Sabbath frontman had to undergo a serious operation in Los Angeles. But now Osbourne surprisingly gave his stage comeback in his hometown of Birmingham. The singer performed in front of 30,000 spectators together with Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi (74).
Surprise appearance at the Commonwealth Games
The Prince of Darkness and his former bandmate Iommi performed their iconic 1970 hit “Paranoid,” arguably the rockers’ most famous number, at the closing ceremony of the 22nd Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. On the official Twitter account of the sporting event There is also a short video of the performance.
The surprise gig marks Osbourne’s first live performance after nearly two years of hiatus. Most recently, he gave a concert in Mannheim in November 2020. After Osbourne had to have an operation in June this year, his wife Sharon (69) had meanwhile calmed down that the musician would be better again.
Osbourne has suffered from serious neck health problems since an accident involving a quad vehicle in 2003. At the beginning of January 2020, he also announced that he had Parkinson’s disease.