Scream World Tour

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Scream World Tour
Concert by Ozzy Osbourne
Ozzy Osbourne North American Tour 2010.jpg
Promotional poster promoting Osbourne's North American leg of the world tour
Associated album Scream
Start date20 June 2010
End date10 August 2011
Legs9
No. of shows93 (scheduled to date)
Ozzy Osbourne concert chronology

The Scream World Tour was a concert tour by English born heavy metal musician Ozzy Osbourne in support of tenth studio album, Scream , which was released in June 2010.

Heavy metal is a genre of rock music that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, largely in the United Kingdom. With roots in blues rock, psychedelic rock, and acid rock, the bands that created heavy metal developed a thick, massive sound, characterized by highly amplified distortion, extended guitar solos, emphatic beats, and overall loudness. The genre's lyrics and performance styles are sometimes associated with aggression and machismo.

Ozzy Osbourne English heavy metal vocalist and songwriter

John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne is an English singer, songwriter, actor and reality television star who 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 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. He rejoined the band in 1997 and helped record the group’s final studio album 13 (2013) before they embarked on a farewell tour which culminated in a final performance in their home city, Birmingham, England, in February 2017. His longevity and success have earned him the informal title of "Godfather of Heavy Metal".

<i>Scream</i> (Ozzy Osbourne album) 2010 studio album by Ozzy Osbourne

Scream is the eleventh studio album by English heavy metal singer Ozzy Osbourne, released in the United Kingdom on 14 June 2010 and his most recent solo album as of 2019. The album was recorded at Osbourne's home studio "The Bunker" in Los Angeles, California and produced by himself and Kevin Churko, who had previously worked on Black Rain in 2007. The album was considered a commercial failure though it sold to moderate success in the digital age of musical downloads reaching number 4 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart and number 12 on the UK Albums Chart.

Contents

The tour officially kicked off in June 2010 with a tour of Europe, following two promotional dates in Hollywood in the United States earlier in the month. These shows were the first in which new guitarist Gus G. and drummer Tommy Clufetos were officially a part of the live band. The European leg began in Birmingham, England and wrapped up on the 9th of July in Turku, Finland. The main purpose of the leg was to promote Osbourne's newly released album, Scream. In August 2010, Osbourne and his touring band performed six dates for the annual Ozzfest as well as a pre-festival appearance at the Buffalo Chip festival in Sturgis, South Dakota. The event also hosted Mötley Crüe as a co-headliner marking the first time they have toured with Osbourne since 1984. The first date of the United States Ozzfest began in San Bernardino, California and eventually culminated in Boston, Massachusetts.

Tommy Clufetos American musician

Tommy Clufetos is an American session drummer most noted for his work with Black Sabbath during their Black Sabbath Reunion Tour, which highlighted their new album 13. He also toured with them on their final tour. He is also the drummer for Black Sabbath vocalist Ozzy Osbourne.

Ozzfest is an annual festival tour of the United States and sometimes Europe featuring performances by many heavy metal and hard rock musical groups. It was founded by Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon Osbourne, both of whom also organise each yearly tour with their son Jack Osbourne. The Ozzfest tour has featured bands of a variety of genres within heavy metal and hard rock, including alternative metal, thrash metal, industrial metal, metalcore, hardcore punk, deathcore, nu metal, death metal, post-hardcore, gothic metal and black metal. Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath have played the tour several times over the years.

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After the culmination of the Ozzfest in the United States, Osbourne embarked on a second European leg beginning on August 28. The tour consisted of arena shows and festivals including the England and Israel iterations of the Ozzfest. Osbourne's appearance in Tel Aviv marks the first time he has performed in Israel. Osbourne was forced to cancel his show in Oberhausen, Germany, after he had pulled a back muscle. The leg ended in early October and Osbourne proceeded to Japan within two weeks to perform at the Loudpark Festival.

Israel country in the Middle East

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Tel Aviv City in Israel

Tel Aviv, officially Tel Aviv-Yafo (Hebrew: תֵּל־אָבִיב–יָפוֹ[tel aˈviv ˈjafo], is the second most populous city in Israel—after Jerusalem—and the most populous city in the conurbation of Gush Dan, Israel's largest metropolitan area. Located on the country's Mediterranean coastline and with a population of 451,523, it is the economic and technological center of the country.

Osbourne embarked on an arena leg of North America beginning October 30 with an appearance at the Voodoo Experience festival. Osbourne was supported by Halford, a heavy metal band fronted by Judas Priest vocalist Rob Halford. This leg of the tour ended on December 12. Osbourne embarked on a second leg of North America from January 16 – February 22 in 2011. He was supported by former Guns N' Roses guitarist Slash's solo band.

Voodoo Experience Voodoo Music

The Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, commonly referred to as Voodoo or Voodoo Fest, is a multi-day music and arts festival held in City Park in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Halford (band) American band

Halford is an American heavy metal band formed in 1999 by British singer Rob Halford, who is best known as the lead vocalist for Judas Priest. Halford formed the band to return to his heavy metal roots. His two previous projects were a "street metal"-style band called Fight and the industrial metal band 2wo.

Judas Priest British heavy metal band

Judas Priest are an English heavy metal band formed in West Bromwich in 1969. They have sold over 50 million copies of their albums. They are frequently ranked as one of the greatest metal bands of all time. Despite an innovative and pioneering body of work in the latter half of the 1970s, the band had struggled with indifferent record production and a lack of major commercial success or attention until 1980, when they adopted a more simplified sound on the album British Steel.

This was the first time since 1984 that Ozzy had played in Puerto Rico. Ironically he said in an interview some days after the concert, that he will be back soon. He returned to Puerto Rico 27 years later. He had also been in Puerto Rico previously with Black Sabbath in 1972 but didn't get to play on that show.

Personnel

The lead vocalist in popular music is typically the member of a group or band whose voice is the most prominent in a performance where multiple voices may be heard. The lead singer either leads the vocal ensemble, or sets against the ensemble as the dominant sound. In vocal group performances, notably in soul and gospel music, and early rock and roll, the lead singer takes the main vocal part, with a chorus provided by other band members as backing vocalists.

Gus G Greek musician

Konstantinos Karamitroudis, also known as Gus G, is a heavy metal guitarist. He currently plays with his band Firewind. He has also played in Mystic Prophecy, Nightrage, Arch Enemy, Dream Evil and for Ozzy Osbourne.

Guitar Fretted string instrument

The guitar is a fretted musical instrument that usually has six strings. It is typically played with both hands by strumming or plucking the strings with either a guitar pick or the finger(s)/fingernails of one hand, while simultaneously fretting with the fingers of the other hand. The sound of the vibrating strings is projected either acoustically, by means of the hollow chamber of the guitar, or through an electrical amplifier and a speaker.

Tour dates

DateCityCountryVenue
United States ("Scream" promotional shows)
June 15, 2010 Hollywood, California United States Jimmy Kimmel Live!
June 20, 2010 West Hollywood, California House of Blues
Europe, Leg #1
June 26, 2010 Birmingham England Birmingham Town Hall
June 29, 2010 Folkestone Leas Cliff Hall
July 1, 2010 Oxford O2 Academy Oxford
July 3, 2010London The Roundhouse (iTunes Festival)
July 5, 2010 Padova Italy Villa Contarini
July 9, 2010 Turku Finland Ruisrock
Ozzfest
August 12, 2010 Sturgis, South Dakota United StatesBuffalo Chip Campground [1]
August 14, 2010 San Bernardino, California San Manuel Amphitheater
August 17, 2010 Tinley Park, Illinois First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
August 19, 2010 Burgettstown, Pennsylvania First Niagara Pavilion
August 21, 2010 Hartford, Connecticut Meadows Music Theater
August 22, 2010 Camden, New Jersey Susquehanna Bank Center
August 24, 2010 Mansfield, Massachusetts Comcast Center
Europe, Leg #2
August 28, 2010 Krabčice Czech Republic Ripfest
August 30, 2010 Herning Denmark Messecenter Herning
September 2, 2010 Tromsø NorwayValhall Stadion
September 4, 2010 Stavanger Rått og Råde Festival
September 7, 2010 Stockholm Sweden Ericsson Globe
September 9, 2010 Helsinki Finland Hartwall Areena
September 11, 2010 St. Petersburg Russia Ice Palace
September 13, 2010Moscow Megasport Arena
September 18, 2010LondonEngland The O2 Arena (Ozzfest)
September 20, 2010ParisFrance Palais Omnisports de Paris-Bercy
September 22, 2010 Milan Italy PalaSharp
September 25, 2010 Athens Greece Terra Vibe Park
September 28, 2010 Tel Aviv Israel Yarkon Park (Ozzfest)
September 30, 2010 Istanbul Turkey Turkcell Kuruçeşme Arena
October 2, 2010 Bucharest Romania Zone Arena
October 4, 2010 Budapest Hungary Budapest Sports Arena
Asia
October 13, 2010TokyoJapan Tokyo International Forum
October 16, 2010 Kobe Kobe World Kinen Hall (Loudpark Festival)
October 17, 2010Tokyo Saitama Super Arena (Loudpark Festival)
North America, Leg #1
October 30, 2010 New Orleans, Louisiana United States Voodoo Experience
November 12, 2010 Victoria, British Columbia Canada Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre
November 14, 2010 Vancouver, British Columbia Rogers Arena
November 16, 2010 Calgary, Alberta Pengrowth Saddledome
November 18, 2010 Edmonton, Alberta Rexall Place
November 20, 2010 Winnipeg, Manitoba MTS Centre
November 23, 2010 Montreal Bell Centre
November 25, 2010 Ottawa, Ontario Scotiabank Place
November 27, 2010 Toronto, Ontario Air Canada Centre
November 29, 2010 Baltimore, Maryland United States 1st Mariner Arena
December 1, 2010New York City Madison Square Garden
December 3, 2010 East Rutherford, New Jersey Izod Center
December 5, 2010 Cleveland, Ohio Quicken Loans Arena
December 7, 2010 Grand Rapids, Michigan Van Andel Arena
North America, Leg #2
January 12, 2011 Minneapolis, Minnesota United States Target Center [2]
January 14, 2011 St. Louis, Missouri Scottrade Center [3]
January 16, 2011 Omaha, Nebraska Qwest Center
January 18, 2011 Houston, Texas Toyota Center
January 20, 2011 Dallas, Texas American Airlines Center
January 22, 2011 Kansas City, Missouri Sprint Center
January 24, 2011 San Antonio, Texas AT&T Center
January 26, 2011 Phoenix, Arizona Comerica Theatre
January 28, 2011 Paradise, Nevada Mandalay Bay Events Center
February 1, 2011 Los Angeles Gibson Amphitheatre
February 3, 2011 San Jose, California HP Pavilion at San Jose
February 5, 2011 Tacoma, Washington Tacoma Dome
February 8, 2011 Denver, Colorado Pepsi Center
February 10, 2011 Tulsa, Oklahoma BOK Center
February 12, 2011 Auburn Hills, Michigan The Palace of Auburn Hills
February 14, 2011 Moline, Illinois iWireless Center
February 16, 2011 Nashville, Tennessee Bridgestone Arena
February 18, 2011 Tampa, Florida St. Pete Times Forum
February 20, 2011 Sunrise, Florida BankAtlantic Center
February 22, 2011 Jacksonville, Florida Veterans Memorial Arena
February 26, 2011 San Juan Puerto Rico Coliseo de Puerto Rico, José Miguel Agrelot
South America
March 26, 2011 Buenos Aires Argentina G.E.B.A
March 28, 2011 Santiago Chile Movistar Arena
March 30, 2011 Porto Alegre Brazil Gigantinho Arena
April 2, 2011 São Paulo Arena Anhembi
April 5, 2011 Brasília Nilson Nelson Arena
April 7, 2011 Rio de Janeiro Citibank Hall
April 9, 2011 Belo Horizonte Mineirinho
April 12, 2011 Lima Peru La Explanada del Monumental
April 14, 2011 Quito Ecuador Coliseo General Rumiñahui
April 16, 2011 Bogotá Colombia Simón Bolívar Park
April 19, 2011 Panama City Panama Figali Convention Center
April 23, 2011 Reno, Nevada United States Reno Events Center [4]
Europe, Leg #3
June 9, 2011 Tampere Finland Sauna Open Air Metal Festival
June 11, 2011 Sölvesborg Sweden Sweden Rock Festival
June 13, 2011 Oberhausen Germany König Pilsener Arena [5]
June 15, 2011 Munich Olympiahalle
June 17, 2011 Esch-sur-Alzette Luxembourg Rockhal
June 19, 2011 Clisson France Hellfest Summer Open Air
June 21, 2011LondonEngland HMV Hammersmith Apollo
June 23, 2011 Vitoria SpainAzkena Rock Festival
June 26, 2011 Dessel Belgium Graspop Metal Meeting [6]
Europe, Leg #4
August 4, 2011 Wacken Germany Wacken Open Air
August 6, 2011 Kristiansand NorwayOdderøya Live
August 9, 2011 Gdańsk Poland Ergo Arena
August 10, 2011 Skanderborg Denmark Skanderborg Festival


Setlist

  1. Bark at the Moon
  2. Let Me Hear You Scream
  3. Mr. Crowley
  4. I Don't Know
  5. Fairies Wear Boots (Black Sabbath song)
  6. Suicide Solution
  7. Road to Nowhere
  8. War Pigs (Black Sabbath song)
  9. Shot in the Dark
  10. Rat Salad (With guitar and drum solo)
  11. Iron Man (Black Sabbath song)
  12. I Don't Want to Change the World
  13. Crazy Train
  14. Mama, I'm Coming Home
  15. Paranoid (Black Sabbath song)
  1. I Don't Know
  2. Suicide Solution
  3. Mr Crowley
  4. Goodbye to Romance
  5. War Pigs (Black Sabbath song)
  6. Bark at the Moon
  7. Road to Nowhere
  8. Shot in the Dark
  9. Rat Salad (With guitar and drum solo)
  10. Iron Man (Black Sabbath song)
  11. Fairies wear Boots (Black Sabbath song)
  12. I Don't Want To Change the World
  13. Crazy Train
  14. Mama I'm Coming Home (encore)
  15. Paranoid (Black Sabbath song, encore)

Killer Of Giants was played on the tour but was dropped off the setlist after several shows.

Support acts

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