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Ozzy Osbourne injury delays 2019 Pittsburgh show

Paul Guggenheimer
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Ozzy Osbourne performs during the Sunset Strip Music Festival at Sunset Boulevard on September 12, 2009 in Los Angeles, California.

First Mick Jagger, now Ozzy Osbourne.

Another septuagenarian British rock star has had to postpone a tour due to health reasons.

Osbourne announced Thursday he is postponing all of his 2019 tour dates in North America and Europe, including a June 13 appearance at Key Bank Pavilion in Burgettstown, because of injuries sustained in a fall at his Los Angeles home.

The fall, which happened during a recent bout with pneumonia, “aggravated years-old injuries that required surgery last month,” according to a press release. Osbourne remains under a doctor’s care as he recovers.

Ticket holders are being asked to hold on to their original tickets as all non-festival shows are set to be rescheduled for 2020. Osbourne’s show in Burgettstown has been rescheduled for June 11, 2020.

“I can’t believe I have to reschedule more tour dates,” said Osbourne in a statement. “Words cannot express how frustrated, angry and depressed I am not to be able to tour right now. Just know that I am getting better every day…I will fully recover…I will finish my tour…I will be back!”

On Monday, Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger announced he is postponing a North American tour because he will undergo heart valve replacement surgery.

Paul Guggenheimer is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Paul at 724-226-7706 or [email protected].

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