Ozzy Osbourne is nearer to Tony Iommi now than he’s ever been.
The 71-year-old rocker and the enduring guitarist had been each key members of the heavy metallic band Black Sabbath, however regardless of spending a few years in a band with Tony, Ozzy has mentioned it’s of their later life that they’ve really shaped a detailed bond.
He mentioned: “The Black Sabbath guys are never that far away from my thoughts, whether I like them today or not.
“Since I’ve been laid up these last 18 months, Tony Iommi has been such a support for me. So supportive. I’ve been closer to him in the last 18 months than I ever have been.”
Ozzy and Tony had been at loggerheads for 4 years, however after the 72-year-old musician reached out to Ozzy throughout his latest well being battle – which noticed him sort out numerous well being points, together with being recognized with Parkinson’s – Ozzy realised how a lot Tony nonetheless “cares”.
He added to WSFL 106.5: “We never got on for years. But whatever he did before and whatever I did before … it’s so important that when you’re laid up, somebody cares enough to give you a thought. That’s all you need – a phone call or a text. It means the world.”
Tony beforehand spoke about being in contact with Ozzy again in April, when he mentioned he had been speaking to his former band mate each day amid the coronavirus pandemic.
He mentioned: “Neighbours have dropped a note through the door asking if I want any shopping. They’re looking out for the poor old sod!
“I’m even in touch with Ozzy every day as he gets over his own health problems in LA.”