Ozzy Osbourne got some assistance from Slash, Tom Morello and Geezer Butler when he performed at the Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in New Orleans this Halloween weekend.
Morello joined the singer for performances of “Mr. Crowley” and “Bark at the Moon,” the latter of which can be viewed below. Morello and Slash then assisted on performances of the Black Sabbath tracks “Iron Man” and “N.I.B.”
After Morello and Slash left the stage, Geezer Butler stepped in to perform with his Black Sabbath bandmate on a quartet of Sabbath classics. Everyone returned for the encore of “Paranoid.”
Prior to the show, Osbourne told the Pulse of Radio, “I haven’t played with Tom Morello, but I’ve met him a couple of times and he seems a nice enough guy, and I’ve heard nothing but great things about him. I’m looking forward to seeing him.
“And Geezer and Slash—we all know Slash. Slash is an entity on his own, you know. He’s a great friend of mine as well. And Geezer Butler, I’ve known him since we were about 12.”
Morello told Maxim that performing with Osbourne was “a thrill,” noting that his son, Rhoads Morello, is named for Randy Rhoads, Osbourne’s former guitarist. “So being able to play with Ozzy on some of Randy’s songs is another check off the bucket list.”
Sabbath will be heading out on the road for their final tour, dubbed The End. The band recently added a second North American leg to the tour and confirmed that they will not be releasing a final studio album as originally planned.