Zakk Wylde rejoins Ozzy Osbournes band for this summer's festivals tour. The guitarst and Ozzy parted ways 8 years ago. His replacement, Gus G seems to be taking it in stride, saying, "It's been an honor and privilege" playing with Osbourne, and adding, "Nothing but great times & an experience of a lifetime. To Ozzy & Sharon - thanks for everything, love ya!". Commenting on his returen, Wylde says, "I'm really looking forward to the hardcore powerlifting training sessions with Ozzy as well as playing music in between sets of Heavy Squats. bencing and deadlifts."
Ozzy has also confirmed that work on a new album is underway. Nothing was mentioned about who will handle the guitar work on that.
Ozzy & Wylde can be caught at these festivals this summer:
Rock USA - Oshkosh Wisconsin - July 14
Chicago Open Air Festival - July 16
Sturgis Buffalo Chip, South Dakota - August 9
Moonstock Festival - Catersville, Illinois - August 21