As previously reported, the Ozzfest clan announced that Ozzy Osbourne's traveling festival will take place on May 11-12, 2013 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City (outside Tokyo), Japan. The first couple of bands have been confirmed! Which bands? BLACK SABBATH and SLIPKNOT!
“Ozzy and I want to tell you that May 2013 we will bringing Ozzfest to Japan for the first time ever,” Osbourne’s wife/manager Sharon said in a video announcement (see below). “We are so excited. Please be there because we love you Japan.”
Ozzy's wife/manager Sharon recently revealed that BLACK SABBATH will tour Australia next spring, leading to speculation that SABBATH will also headline Japan's Ozzfest. HERE is the tour's itinerary!