Ozzfest has taken many different forms over the years, but for its next incarnation, it’s entering the metaverse. Ozzy Osbourne has signed on to perform virtually for an “Ozzfest” portion of the second annual Metaverse Music Festival taking place next month.
The virtual festival will take place the weekend of November 10-13, hosted at Decentraland. At this time, Ozzy is the only confirmed performer for the “Ozzfest” portion of the weekend festivities, but more artists are expected to be named soon. In fact, by the time the festival rolls around, over 100 artists are expected to perform virtually on the community-curated stages. Brought to you by digital asset platform Kraken, MVMF is free for everyone, with no VR, ticket or headset required.
While most remember Ozzfest as a traveling festival, in recent years the Osbourne family-run event has become more of a destination in the touring world, even teaming up with Slipknot’s Knotfest for a weekend. combined musical end. Ozzy is now ready to take on the world of virtual reality performance. Pre-register to attend the festival here.
Meanwhile, Osbourne is still keen to return to the concert stage in the more traditional sense. After undergoing surgery this year, Osbourne played with Tony Iommi at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, and a brief set in Los Angeles during the NFL season opener between the Los Angeles Rams and the Bills. from Buffalo.
Earlier this year, Osbourne commented on the possibility of returning to the concert stage, saying: “I’m telling you I’m going to do my best for another tour. You haven’t seen the end of Ozzy Osbourne, I I promise you, if I have to get up there and die on the first song, I’ll still be back the next day.
Ozzy’s “No More Tours 2” trek is set to resume in 2023, departing May 3 in Helsinki, Finland. See all scheduled dates and get ticketing information here. Osbourne is promoting his latest album, Patient number 9which gave the musician his first ever No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Selling Albums chart.