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Ozzy Osbourne cancels Download in Australia, Airbourne are the replacement

by Paul Cashmere on February 19, 2019

in News

Ozzy Osbourne has cancelled his upcoming visit to Australia to headline the Download Festival.

The Osbourne show was was meant to be part of his final world tour but a few weeks again he came down with a severe upper respiratory infection had had to cancel European dates.

Ozzy Osbourne Postpones European Shows Due To Illness

Ozzy came close to death last year when he was admitted to hospital with a staph infection.

Ozzy Osbourne Opens Up About Staph Infection

“Ozzy recently developed pneumonia and has spent some time in hospital. Thankfully he is now through the worst part, his doctors have advised that he stay at home to recuperate for a full six weeks with no travel,” says Sharon Osbourne. 

Ozzy has insisted that the Farewell tour was not a retirement tour. “People have gotten that all wrong,” he told the Pasadena Star-News. “The tour should have been the Ozzy Osbourne ‘Slowing Down Tour’. What I’m actually doing is not going out on January 1 and coming back on December 31. I’ll still tour, but not as extensively like I have been for the last 50 years.”

Slayer will now headline the tour. Airbourne have to added to replace the vacant slot.

Refund details if required

In lieu of Ozzy’s cancellation, we will also offer all current ticket holders a merchandise voucher to the value of $45 plus postage and handling available from our online shop at 24hundred.net from 9am AEDT Monday 4 March 2019. Ticket holders must enter their ticket number to redeem the voucher. This voucher is only redeemable online and cannot be redeemed at the event. Voucher is valid for the full Official Event Merchandise range.

This merchandise voucher offer will not be available to new ticket purchasers, only those who have purchased tickets prior to the cancellation announcement on Monday 18 February midday.

Should patrons require refunds, they will be available now until Midnight AEDT Sunday 24 February 2019. To request a refund, you’ll need to get in touch with the Ticketmaster Customer Service Team by clicking here. Please select the “Refund/Exchange” Topic and complete all required fields of the form.

Ozzy Osbourne Cancellation
Airbourne Join Download 2019  

SLAYER (Final World Tour) | JUDAS PRIEST (Only Aus Shows) | ALICE IN CHAINS | GHOST
RISE AGAINST  (Only Aus Shows) | THE AMITY AFFLICTION (Only Aus Shows) | SUM 41 (Only Aus Shows) | ANTHRAX | PENNYWISE (Only Aus Shows) |HALESTORM (Only Aus Shows)
BEHEMOTH | ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES | AIRBOURNE
I PREVAIL (Only Aus Shows) | THY ART IS MURDER | POLARIS | TWELVE FOOT NINJA
CONVERGE | FRENZAL RHOMB | LUCA BRASI | CODE ORANGE
 FEVER 333 | WAR ON WOMEN | SLAVES | ALIEN WEAPONRY
NEW YEARS DAY(Only Aus Shows)| HIGH TENSION | JUSTICE FOR THE DAMNED
AVERSIONS CROWN | OUTRIGHT | RUINS | DEVILSKIN | EAT YOUR HEART OUT
 VOYAGER | THE BEAUTIFUL MONUMENT + UnEarthed Winner ot be announced

2019 EVENT INFORMATION: 
Saturday March 9th Parramatta Park 18+ event
Monday March 11th Flemington Racecourse 18+ event (Labour Day Public Holiday)

Ticket prices:
GA $189 + BFs
 
RIP VIEWING PLATFORM EXPERIENCE: MELBOURNE – $379 + BFs
Take your Download 2019 experience up a few notches. Forget VIP, you can RIP!
Event ticket to Download Festival Melbourne
Entry via dedicated RIP Express Lanes
Dedicated RIP Viewing Platform right next to the Black/Red (Main) stages which includes –
Dedicated RIP Cloak Room
An exclusive bar and food offering
Your own Download official merchandise stand with some limited-edition items
Exclusive Download Festival RIP laminate
Re-usable souvenir Download Festival Cup plus complimentary drink
Your very own plush RIP dunnies
Complimentary wifi and phone charging stations
Shade and seating areas
 
RIP FESTIVAL BAR EXPERIENCE: SYDNEY – $299 + BFs
Take your Download 2019 experience up a few notches. Forget VIP, you can RIP!
 
Event ticket to Download Festival Sydney
Entry via dedicated RIP Express Lanes
Dedicated RIP Zone which includes –
Dedicated RIP Cloak Room
An exclusive bar and food offering
Your own Download official merchandise stand with some limited-edition items
Exclusive Download Festival RIP laminate
Re-usable souvenir Download Festival Cup plus complimentary drink
Your very own plush RIP dunnies
Complimentary wifi and phone charging stations
Shade and seating areas
 
DOUBLE DOWN(LOAD) TICKET: $360 + BFs 
Need more Slayer? Then why not double down on your Download experience with the Double Down(load) ticket.
 
With a Double Down(load) ticket you won’t have to miss a thing with discounted general admission entry to both Download Sydney on Saturday 9 March 2019 AND Download Melbourne on Monday 11 March 2019 (Labour Day Public Holiday). It’s a long weekend after all, so why not make the most of Download 2019!

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