Ozzy Osbourne brings Ozzfest to the Metaverse Music Festival.
Taking place November 10-13 for the second installment of this multi-genre event, Black Sabbath legends will perform virtually alongside other acts to be confirmed at Ozzfest at MVMF.
The festival will take place in the virtual blockchain world of Decentraland.
The line-up also includes rapper Soulja Boy and DJ Dillon Francis, the latter joining forces with Vegas City to create his own club and even open the festival.
MVMF promises a unique “Web3-ready” experience, typically using blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and NFTs.
The 2021 debut festival featured Paris Hilton, Deadmau5 and Alison Wonderland and was attended by over 50,000 people.
The virtual gig announcement came after Ozzy repeatedly said he had “decided” to tour again.
The 73-year-old singer, who recently took some time out of the spotlight to deal with a Parkinson’s diagnosis and spinal problems, has claimed to return to the stage for a series of shows because it’s where he “belongs.” ing.
“That’s where I belong. My relationship with the audience is the greatest love relationship of my life.”
Ozzy claims to feel “young at heart”, but he knows he’s getting old because “things go wrong”.
He added: “That’s the only thing that reminds me that I’m old. Things went wrong and it’s not working anymore. But I still feel young at heart.” I have.”
Ozzy returned to the US stage last month for the Los Angeles Rams’ halftime performance at SoFi Stadium during the NFL season opener against the Buffalo Bills.
The Black Sabbath star kicked off his performance with the song “Patient Number 9,” a classic from his 13th solo studio album, later joined by guitarist Zakk Wylde on “Crazy Train.” .
Although he hasn’t played a full gig since 2018, he’s since co-written the song “Take What You Want” with Post Malone and Travis Scott at the 2019 American Music Awards. It was Ozzy’s first performance in the United States.
But he made a surprise appearance at this summer’s Commonwealth Games closing ceremony in his hometown of Birmingham, England, alongside fellow Sabbath legend Tony Iommi, drummer Tommy Cluffetos and bassist Adam Wakeman. did.
“I love you, Birmingham. It’s good to be back,” Ozzy, who was born in Aston’s upstate Birmingham, told the crowd.
The “Paranoid” star took a fall at her Los Angeles home in 2019 while battling pneumonia, which at one point made her think about the worst.
He recently said: “It was so bad that at some point I was like, ‘Oh my god, don’t wake me up tomorrow morning.'”
Ozzy was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in February 2019 and publicly revealed it in January 2020.