Sharon Osbourne has suggested that Ozzfest, on hiatus since 2018, could make a return as a traveling festival.
Ozzfest has been on hiatus since 2018, but Sharon Osbourne has confirmed the annual heavy metal festival could make a return. During the last episode of The Osbournes PodcastSharon revealed that there was a possibility of a return.
During the episode, Ozzy Osbourne asked his wife Sharon what she thought of the festival. “ Not just one at the Forum, but an entire Ozzfest? » he asked. “ Yes of course “, Sharon replied. “ But we always come back to the following question: will the groups and managers be realistic? » added Kelly Osbourne.
Sharon added that it was “ great for fans » that others launched spin-offs and alternative festivals before joining Kelly’s position. “ Why when it comes to us does everyone think we’re multi-billionaires and every manager who wants their band to play our festival wants the fucking billions they think we have to put on the festival? » asks Sharon.
The family remembers the first editions of Ozzfest, which hosted bands such as Pantera, Sepultura and Soulfly, but emphasizes that it is important for them to also showcase up-and-coming artists. “ It’s always good to have a little sceneSharon said. That’s what it’s all about: introducing new bands. That’s why we did it. »
Jack noted that most new metal festivals are ” essentially Ozzfest “. “ It’s the same bands that tour and tour and touragreed Sharon. But that’s the good thing, because we started something, people took hold of it, and that’s always good for the genre. »
The last edition of Ozzfest was held in 2018 at the Forum in Los Angeles. There we found Rob Zombie, Jonathan Davis, Marilyn Manson and Ozzy Osbourne, among others.
Ozzy recently admitted he may never perform in concert again after years of medical problems – including recent spinal surgery which also revealed a tumor. In July, Osbourne canceled his appearance at the Power Trip festival, where he was scheduled to headline alongside Metallica, AC/DC and Guns N’ Roses. Osbourne was able to perform two concerts, one in Birmingham, England, and the other in Los Angeles, in 2022, but each lasted only one or two songs, and he had a backing on which he could perform. support when necessary.