The linuep for Ozzfest Japan is shaping up to be rather huge. With Slipknot and Black Sabbath already confirmed (see below), Sharon Osbourne, wife of Ozzy and lead organizer for the May 11 and May 12 rock extravaganza in 2013, announced that Tool, Deftones, Slash and Stone Sour have also joined the bill.
This will be the first time Ozzfest has traveled to Japan and by the looks of it, they are pulling out all the stops to make it a success. More acts have yet to be announced, so keep checking back with us here at SeatGeek for all the latest news on Ozzfest Japan.
Advance ticket reservations officially started today.
The Osbournes have revealed more details about the Japanese version of Ozzfest, set to take place on May 11 and May 12 on the outskirts of Tokyo. The headliner for the first night has been confirmed as Slipknot while the headliner for the second night has been confirmed as Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath.
More lineup details are forthcoming but according to Pollstar, Sharon Osbourne has stated that the lineup will feature “a dynamic mix of international and domestic bands with the goal of establishing Ozzfest Japan as the leader in the Japanese rock festival market.”
On the ticketing front, single day tickets are priced at $174 USD while three day passes are priced at $335 USD.
Ozzfest 2013 Dates
In a bit of interesting news, it was announced today by Sharon Osbourne that Ozzfest will be headed to Japan for the very first time in the hard-rock and metal festival's history. On May 11 and May 12, 2013, Ozzfest will come to the Makuhari Messe Convention Center on the outskirts of Tokyo for a two-day thrash for Japanese fans.
The lineup for Ozzfest Japan has not been released yet but according to Pollstar, "Black Sabbath will 'definitely' be touring Australia next year after they finish up their new album, so there is a good chance Ozzy will be bringing his original group to Japan." More to come on that.
Ozzfest Japan Tickets 2013
When ticketing information is released, we'll be sure to provide an update. In the meantime, check out some historical ticket prices for Ozzfest since 2010:
Ozzfest Historical Ticket Prices
|City||State||Venue Name||Date||Avg. Price|
|San Bernardino||CA||San Manuel Amphitheater||8/14/2010||$39.60|
|Tinley Park||IL||First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre||8/17/2010||$80.07|
|Burgettstown||PA||First Niagara Pavilion||8/19/2010||$63.13|
|Camden||NJ||Susquehanna Bank Center||8/22/2010||$69.43|
Image courtesy of Flickr user Mike_Lawrence