Ozzy Osbourne will launch his new album, “Affected person Quantity 9”, on September 9. The LP’s title monitor, that includes a visitor look by legendary guitarist Jeff Beck, could be streamed under. Artist and comedian e book creator Todd McFarlane directed the music video for the track, which is ready to premiere at 10 a.m. ET / 7:00 a.m. PT on Friday (June 24).
“Affected person Quantity 9” monitor itemizing:
01. Affected person Quantity 9 (feat. Jeff Beck)
02. Immortal (feat. Mike McCready)
03. Parasite (feat. Zakk Wylde)
04. No Escape From Now (feat. Tony Iommi)
05. One Of These Days (feat. Eric Clapton)
06. A Thousand Shades (feat. Jeff Beck)
07. Mr. Darkness (feat. Zakk Wylde)
08. Nothing Feels Proper (feat. Zakk Wylde)
09. Evil Shuffle (feat. Zakk Wylde)
10. Degradation Guidelines (feat. Tony Iommi)
11. Lifeless And Gone
12. God Solely Is aware of
13. Darkside Blues
Final 12 months, Ozzy advised SiriusXM that the lyrics for “Affected person Quantity 9”, which he co-wrote with producer Andrew Watt, have been impressed by his relationship along with his spouse and supervisor, Sharon.
“The track is a few psychological establishment,” Ozzy stated.
Within the monitor, Osbourne sings: “Once they name your title, higher run and conceal / Inform you you are insane, you consider their lies / I am not getting out, no I am not getting out alive / I am not getting out, ‘trigger I am affected person quantity 9.”
Concerning Beck‘s contribution to the track, Ozzy stated: “Having somebody like Jeff Beck play on my album is simply unbelievable, a complete honor. There isn’t any different guitar participant that performs like him and his solo on ‘Affected person Quantity 9’ is simply jaw-dropping.”
As for his renewed collaboration with Iommi, Ozzy stated: “It was actually nice working with Tony. He is the riff grasp. Nobody can contact him in that respect. I solely want we had these songs for BLACK SABBATH‘s ’13’ album.”
“Affected person Quantity 9” will embrace an look by RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS drummer Chad Smith, who performed on Ozzy‘s final studio album, 2020’s “Strange Man”.
This previous March, Smith revealed throughout an interview with the “Speak Is Jericho” podcast that the brand new Ozzy album would additionally characteristic Robert Trujillo (METALLICA) and Duff McKagan (GUNS N’ ROSES).
Chad went on to say that “the English royalty of guitar gamers” has been recruited to visitor on Osbourne‘s new album. “Tony Iommi and Ozzy have by no means collaborated exterior of BLACK SABBATH,” he stated. “Tony despatched us a bunch of riffs and we took what we thought was the very best of ’em, which was fucking nice. So Andy‘s on the bass doing fucking nice — the bass on the track is superb. And Tony despatched us the riffs — recordsdata; he is in England — and we performed to it. It is fucking acquired every thing. It is acquired all of the stuff that you’d need. Ozzy loves it. And so he is on that monitor. Then Eric Clapton performs a fucking wah-wah CREAM-type solo. We’re, like, ‘Eric, are you able to solo on this track? Wah-wah, please. Eric, what do you consider this, with the wah-wah?’ As a result of that is his fucking factor. And so he is soloing throughout this different monitor. Then Jeff Beck is on two songs. We tried to get Jimmy Web page [LED ZEPPELIN], we tried to get the holy trinity, however I do not suppose Web page performs anymore an excessive amount of, sadly. However Mike McCready‘s [PEARL JAM] on a monitor. Josh Homme, my neighbor from QUEENS [OF THE STONE AGE], solos on a monitor. After which Zakk Wylde [BLACK LABEL SOCIETY] is on the report as properly, throughout it. So it is like when you’re a guitar participant, [it’s] fairly fucking good.”
Final 12 months, Ozzy confirmed that 15 songs had been recorded for his follow-up to “Strange Man”. In October, he advised Steel Hammer journal that his new album can be “related in tone to ‘Strange Man’, however I am unable to describe it utterly. I’ve not heard it for some time as a result of it retains going over to the following particular person so as to add their elements — we’re fucking round with it on a regular basis,” he stated.
Watt related with Osbourne after assembly Ozzy‘s daughter Kelly at a good friend’s social gathering and pitching her on the concept of Publish Malone and Ozzy collaborating collectively.
In December 2020, Watt advised Guitar World that Ozzy‘s subsequent album would characteristic visitor appearances by quite a few notable musicians. “There is a bunch of individuals concerned,” he stated. “I am unable to say for certain till the tip, however I began doing a bunch of primary tracks with Chad and Robert Trujillo, who used to play in Ozzy‘s band. And Taylor Hawkins [FOO FIGHTERS] additionally got here in and performed a bunch on the report as properly, which provides a unique aptitude — it form of harkened again to Ozzy‘s ’80s period, in a good way. And I feel it is so cool for a rock fan to have the ability to hearken to half an album with Chad Smith on drums, and you then flip it over and also you get to listen to Taylor Hawkins. And you recognize, the final album was actually particular for everybody concerned. And so there was no level in Ozzy or me doing this once more until we thought we might deliver one thing new to the desk. And I really feel like we’re reaching that.”