Ozzy Osbourne to Undergo Surgery, Cancels Ozzfiesta in Mexico

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Ozzy Osbourne of Black Sabbath performs in December 1997.

Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled the Mexican leg of his Ozzfiesta tour in late May to undergo an unspecified surgery.

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The Black Sabbath singer was scheduled to perform the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya from May 27-31.

"Ozzy is having surgery, scheduled for May, following his South American tour. He requires at least four weeks of recovery time. We are very disappointed that we need to cancel," promoter Cool Breeze Concerts wrote in a statement.

Cool Breeze is offering refunds to people who purchased tickets to the event.

The four-day festival was scheduled to include an acoustic set by Zakk Wylde, a concert by Black Label Society, a headlining performance by Osbourne, and much more.

Osbourne will undergo surgery following shows in South America, which begin April 25.

As previously reported, Black Sabbath will play its final show on Nov. 22, headlining the second day of Ozzfest at Japan's Makuhari Messe venue, outside Tokyo.


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