John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (born 3 December 1948) is an English singer, songwriter, actor and television personality. He rose to prominence during the 1970s as the lead vocalist of the heavy metal band Black Sabbath, during which he adopted the nickname "The Prince of Darkness".
Osbourne was fired from the band in 1979 due to alcohol and drug problems, but he went on to have a successful solo career, releasing eleven studio albums, the first seven of which were all awarded multi-platinum certifications in the United States. Osbourne has since reunited with Black Sabbath on several occasions.
lived with Parkinson’s disease since 2003, and underwent multiple spinal surgeries for a fall he suffered in 2019.Now though, the Black Sabbath frontman is back with his 13th studio album, Patient Number 9, following an electrifying performance last month at the Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony.In a chat with Zane Lowe for Apple Music and sitting alongside wife Sharon Osbourne, Ozzy got candid about what he’s been through, lifting the lid on a medical procedure that left him worse than he did prior to the surgery.‘If you don’t mind me asking, how was surgery?
You look fantastic and you sound fantastic,’ interviewer Zane began.‘Well, I’m somewhat better but it’s gonna take a while for me to get my balance back, I can only just do the best I can,’ Ozzy began in response.Former X Factor judge Sharon chimed in, stating that her husband was in a really ‘bad’ way just before the pandemic hit in 2020.‘We found out that the first f*****g surgeon did it all wrong anyway,’ Ozzy said.‘So when I was having physical therapy it was ripping muscle with the things I had stuck in my neck,’ he added, with Sharon explaining that the surgeon performed ‘a really excessive operation that he didn’t need.’‘He went in and took things out and put two big metal plates with screws and the body rejected them.Read more on metro.co.uk