Ozzy Osbourne has canceled his appearance at the SXSW festival over concerns regarding coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Ozzy was scheduled to appear at SXSW 2020 as a speaker alongside his son Jack Osbourne and comedian Jim Norton to discuss Biography: The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne.
“Following recent cancellations by major corporations, artists, record companies and studios because of the ongoing threat of the coronavirus, Ozzy Osbourne has likewise decided to cancel his upcoming appearance at SXSW.”
So far, the coronavirus outbreak has also affected overseas shows from Trivium, Slipknot, Lacuna Coil, Testament, Exodus, and Death Angel. As of right now according to the World Health Organization, there have been over 95,000 confirmed cases across 79 countries and 3,280 deaths.