Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy®-winning singer-songwriter Ozzy Osbourne will perform at halftime of the Los Angeles Rams’ season opener on Thursday, September 8 at SoFi Stadium. The performance comes on the eve of the release of Osbourne’s new ‘Patient Number 9’ album out on September 9 on Epic.
To kick off the 2022 season, the Los Angeles Rams will host the Buffalo Bills in the Rams’ first game at SoFi Stadium since winning Super Bowl LVI in February. The game will be presented nationally on NBC, Peacock and Universo at 5:20 p.m. PT.
Fans in the stadium will be treated to a multi-song medley from Osbourne while viewers at home will watch part of the show on NBC and the Peacock during halftime.
The new album marks the first release since Osbourne’s critically acclaimed, worldwide, chart-topping 2020 ORDINARY MAN. Produced by Andrew Watt (who handled the same duties on ORDINARY MAN), the new album marks Osbourne’s 13th solo studio album. It’s heavy, it’s hard-hitting, it’s historic – it’s everything you could want from an Ozzy Osbourne record and maybe more. Collaborating with producer Watt for the second time, Ozzy welcomed a dynamic A-list line-up of guests. For the first time ever, Black Sabbath co-founder, guitarist and riff master Tonny Iommi appears on an Ozzy solo album. The record also boasts guitarists Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Mike McCready of Pearl Jam, and longtime right-hand man and six-string beast Zakk Wylde playing on most of the tracks. For most of the album, Chad Smith of the Red Hot Chili Peppers held down the drums, while the late Taylor Hawkins of the Foo Fighters appears on three songs. Old friend and former Ozzy bandmate Robert Trujillo of Metallica plays bass on most of the album’s tracks, with Duff McKagan of Guns N’ Roses and Chris Chaney of Jane’s Addiction providing bass on a few songs.