Ozzy Osbourne has handled numerous well being emergencies through the years, however that’s not going to cease him from performing for followers.
“It’s the place I belong,” he not too long ago instructed People of being on the highway. “The connection I’ve with my viewers is the most important love affair of my life.”
Between surgical procedures to deal with a staph an infection in 2018, the reveal of his Parkinson’s illness prognosis in 2019, a pneumonia battle that was adopted by a fall at dwelling in 2020 in addition to a major neck surgery in June and a positive COVID-19 diagnosis this 12 months, the Blizzard of Ozz has been coping with steady well being points.
“That’s the one factor that jogs my memory I’m getting older: issues going improper and never working anymore,” he instructed the publication. “However I nonetheless really feel younger at coronary heart.”
Osbourne nevertheless, is just not going to “retire” any time quickly. “I’m decided to get again on stage even when I’ve to be nailed to a board and wheeled on,” he mentioned. “Survival is my legacy.”
Ozzy unveiled his thirteenth solo album, Affected person Quantity 9, simply final week (Sept. 9), which options an all-star visitor record that features Iommi, Zakk Wylde, Purple Sizzling Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready, Weapons N’ Roses’ Duff McKagan and the late Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins, amongst others.