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Ozzy/Zombie Call Off Several Shows

Ozzy Osbourne has been forced to postpone ten dates of the Merry Mayhem Tour, which features Rob Zombie, Mudvayne and SOiL, due to a stress fracture in his leg. Here is how the events that caused the injury unfolded, according to the official press release:

Here is the rest:

"The fracture occurred when Ozzy fell coming out of the shower before the Tucson show on 10/31. He was unaware that the leg was fractured and continued to perform each night until the pain became unbearable. It was only yesterday that Ozzy went to the doctor and discovered that his fall had resulted in a stress fracture injury to his leg. The doctor immediately ordered Ozzy to stay off his leg and to cease touring to prevent further injury. Ozzy is flying back to Los Angeles today to consult with his personal physician to assess the extent of his injuries and to determine when he can resume touring."
Dates immediately affected by the injury include:

November 09th Houston, TX - Compaq Center
November 10th Bossier City, LA - CenturyTel Arena
November 12th Knoxville, TN - Thompson Boling Arena
November 14th Nashville, TN - Gaylord Entertainment Center
November 15th Cleveland, OH - Gund Arena
November 17th Cincinnati, OH - Firstar Center
November 19th Birmingham, AL - BJCC
November 21st West Palm Bch, FL - Mars Music Amphitheater
November 23rd Greensboro, NC - Greensboro Coliseum
November 24th Atlanta, GA - Philips Arena

In other cancellation news from the Merry Mayhem tour, The New Years Eve show has been called off. Here is the reason:

The Merry Mayhem tour, featuring OZZY OSBOURNE and ROB ZOMBIE, has cancelled its New Year's Eve date in Phoenix, it was announced yesterday. According to an official statement issued jointly by the OZZY and ZOMBIE camps, “the current climate reflects the public's need to be with their families this holiday season. Both OZZY OSBOURNE and ROB ZOMBIE have the utmost respect for their fans and share in their desire to be with loved ones this New Year’s Eve.” Tickets purchased to the December 31st concert will be refunded at the point of purchase. For additional ticket refund information, call Ticketmaster at 480.784.4444 (Phoenix Metro Area) or 520.321.1000 (Outside Phoenix Metro Area).

Source: Blabbermouth

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