Ozzy Osbourne cancels North American tour to have Parkinson's treatment

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Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled his North American excursion so as to have additional remedy for Parkinson’s illness.

The rock veteran, 71, published his analysis a month in the past, and can shuttle to look medical doctors in Switzerland in April.

He have been due again on level in Atlanta, Georgia, on the finish of Would possibly.

“Sadly, I will be unable to get to Switzerland for remedy till April and the remedy takes six-eight weeks,” he mentioned. His UK excursion, which stars in October, remains to be on.

Discussing his well being in January, he mentioned he has a “delicate shape” of Parkinson’s, which he discovered about after struggling a fall a yr in the past.

He then had surgical treatment on his neck, which he mentioned “screwed all my nerves”.

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A remark on his web site mentioned the excursion have been cancelled to permit him “to proceed to get well from more than a few well being problems he has confronted over the last yr”.

He had in the past postponed the USA excursion closing April after his fall.

The previous Black Sabbath frontman mentioned he used to be “so grateful that everybody has been affected person”.

He persevered: “I do not wish to get started a excursion after which cancel displays on the closing minute, as it is simply now not truthful to the fanatics.

“I would fairly they get a reimbursement now and after I do the North American excursion down the street, everybody who purchased a price ticket for those displays would be the first ones in line to buy tickets at the moment.”

In January, spouse Sharon mentioned they’d exhausted choices for remedy in the USA.

“We now have roughly reached some degree right here on this nation the place we will’t move any more as a result of we now have were given all of the solutions we will get right here,” she mentioned.

“So in April, we are going to a qualified in Switzerland. And he offers with… getting your immune device at its top.”

Osbourne’s subsequent scheduled display is the primary date of his UK excursion, in Newcastle on 23 October. His new album, Bizarre Guy, is ready for liberate on Friday.

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