Ozzy Osbourne on Black Sabbath: ‘We’re Going To Do One More Album and a Final Tour’
Big news from Black Sabbath! According to singer Ozzy Osbourne, the band has begun to plot its end, as they plan to head back into the studio in 2015 for one more album before embarking on one final tour.
Earlier this year, it was rumored that Black Sabbath's July 4 gig at London's Hyde Park would be the band's last. However, guitarist Tony Iommi gave fans some comforting news when he vowed Black Sabbath would tour again.
In a new interview with Metal Hammer, Ozzy Osbourne speaks of Black Sabbath's '13' album and touring cycle. "The whole Sabbath experience this time around was great," Ozzy begins. "We all made friends, we didn't f--- around, we all knew that we had a job to do, and we did it. It was a lot of fun. So we're going to do one more album, and a final tour."
Ozzy continues, "Once the dust settled after the last tour we started discussing the idea, because we were getting asked about it all the time. I said to [wife/manager] Sharon, 'What's going on? Because if there's no more Sabbath, I want to get on with my own thing again,' and she came back and said, 'Let me look into it.' Three weeks later, I asked her about it again, and she said, 'Oh, I still have to talk to so and so...' and I said 'Sharon, I ain't f---ing 21 anymore, if we're going to do I want to do it before I'm 70!' Time isn't on our side! So she made the call and came back and said, 'Yeah, the record company wants another album.' I believe [producer] Rick Rubin is going to do it with us again." [via Blabbermouth]
There you have it! Stay tuned for more news on Black Sabbath's upcoming studio album and "final tour."
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