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Ozzy Osbourne Enlisted Guns N’ Roses & Red Hot Chili Peppers Members For His New Album, Premieres New Single “Under The Graveyard”


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Ozzy Osbourne has released his new single, “Under The Graveyard” below. The song is the first track to meet a release from his upcoming twelfth studio album, “Ordinary Man“. Osbourne recorded that album earlier this year with producer Andrew Watt after working together on a collaboration with Post Malone. Despite reuniting with guitarist Zakk Wylde for live shows, Wylde was not involved in the sessions for this upcoming record.

Instead, Osbourne enlisted Guns N’ Roses bassist Duff McKagan and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith for the studio sessions, with Watt taking on the guitar duties. Speaking of the forthcoming album, Osbourne stated:

“It all started when Kelly [Osbourne] comes in and says ‘do you want to work on a Post Malone song?’ My first thing was ‘who the fuck is Post Malone?!’ I went to Andrew’s [Watt] house and he said we will work really quick. After we finished that song, he said ‘would you be interested in starting an album.’

I said ‘that would be fucking great, but now I am thinking I don’t want to be working in a basement studio for six months! And in just a short time, we had the album done. Duff [McKagan] and Chad [Smith] came in and we would go in and jam during the day and I would go work out the songs in the evenings. I previously had said to Sharon I should be doing an album, but in the back of my mind I was going ‘I haven’t got the fucking strength…’ but Andrew pulled it out of me. I really hope people listen to it and enjoy it, because I put my heart and soul into this album.”

Osbourne has been sidelined from the road this year following some serious injuries he suffered in a fall at his home. He currently plans to release his new album in January and has the following touring plans booked.

05/27 Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena
05/29 Sunrise, FL – BB&T Center
05/31 Tampa, FL – MIDFLORIDA Credit Union
06/02 Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion
06/04 Cincinnati, OH – Riverbend Music Center
06/06 Hershey, PA – Hershey Park Stadium
06/11 Pittsburgh, PA – KeyBank Pavilion
06/13 Bangor, ME – Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion
06/16 Montreal, QC – Bell Centre
06/18 Hamilton, ON – First Ontario Centre
06/20 Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena
06/22 New York, NY – Madison Square Garden Arena
06/24 St Louis, MO – Hollywood Casino Amphitheater
06/26 Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center
06/28 Des Moines, IA – Wells Fargo Arena
07/01 Milwaukee, WI – Amer. Family Ins. Amp (‘Summerfest‘)
07/03 St Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center
07/07 Edmonton, AB – Rogers Place
07/09 Vancouver, BC – Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena
07/11 Tacoma, WA – Tacoma Dome
07/15 Portland, OR – Moda Center
07/17 Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center
07/23 Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion
07/25 San Francisco, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre
07/29 San Diego, CA – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre
07/27 Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl
07/31 Las Vegas, CA – MGM Grand Garden Arena

Tickets for those stops can be found here.

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