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Longtime Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde says that he is standing by and “ready to roll” whenever the legendary singer is healthy enough to perform live again

Earlier this week, Ozzy released a statement saying that he would be cancelling his upcoming tour with JUDAS PRIEST due to a spinal injury he suffered four years ago and other ongoing health issues.

Zakk shared his support for Ozzy while reacting to the news that Osbourne was giving up touring. Wylde wrote on his social media: “Oz – keep hitting the iron, staying strong & positive. Everybody is praying & rooting for you – your strength, resilience & heart of a lion is just one of the many reasons you’re a hero to me & millions around the world – when you are ready to roll – we roll. I love you Oz. Zakk XOXO.”

Osbourne released a statement earlier this week saying that he has “come to the realization that I’m not physically capable … as I know I couldn’t deal with the travel required.

“This is probably one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to share with my loyal fans,” Ozzy continued. “As you may all know, four years ago this month, I had a major accident, where I damaged my spine. My one and only purpose during this time has been to get back on stage. My singing voice is fine. However, after three operations, stem cell treatments, endless physical therapy sessions, and most recently groundbreaking Cybernics (HAL) treatment, my body is still physically weak.

“Believe me when I say that the thought of disappointing my fans really FUCKS ME UP, more than you will ever know,” he wrote. “Never would I have imagined that my touring days would have ended this way.”

Osbourne also added that he was looking into “ideas for where I will be able to perform without having to travel from city to city and country to country”, and thanked his fans for “their endless dedication, loyalty and support, and for giving me the life that I never ever dreamed I would have”.

Zakk first joined Ozzy’s band in 1987 for Osbourne’s “No Rest For The Wicked” album. They last worked together on Ozzy’s latest album, “Patient Number 9“, which arrived last year.

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