Black Sabbath have postponed several tour dates in Canada after Ozzy Osbourne was diagnosed with sinusitis.
The band were due to play Saturday in Edmonton, Alberta and in Calgary today [February 1].
The band has assured fans that the dates will be rescheduled for later this year.
The shows are part of Black Sabbath’s farewell tour The End which runs until September.
In a statement posted on his official Twitter page, Osbourne said, “Due to extreme sinusitis with Ozzy the shows in Edmonton & Calgary have been postponed. Rescheduled dates will be announced soon.”
Due to extreme sinusitis with Ozzy the shows in Edmonton & Calgary have been postponed. Rescheduled dates will be announced soon.
— Ozzy Osbourne (@OzzyOsbourne) January 31, 2016
Black Sabbath have also announced that their new album will only be available to buy at the special gigs.
The eight-track release will comprise tracks recorded during the sessions for their 2013 album, 13, as well as live versions of past songs.
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