1998 European Festival Tour

Including the one lone non US Ozzfest date

Dates and research compiled by Joe Siegler & Robert Dwyer.
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Touring Band

  • Ozzy Osbourne – Vocals
  • Tony Iommi – Guitar
  • Geezer Butler – Bass
  • Vinny Appice – Drums
  • Geoff Nicholls – Keyboards

Typical Set List

  • War Pigs
  • NIB
  • Fairies Wear Boots
  • Snowblind
  • Into the Void
  • Spiral Architect
  • Lord of this World
  • Sweet Leaf
  • Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
  • Electric Funeral
  • Black Sabbath
  • Iron Man
  • Children of the Grave
  • Paranoid (encore)

Tour Notes

  • During rehearsals for the 1998 tour, Bill Ward had a heart attack that sidelined him for awhile.
  • Vinny Appice was brought on board to play for Bill for obvious reasons.
  • Vinny left Dio to take this gig. Rumors abound that Ronnie was po’ed at Vinny, and that’s why Vinny wasn’t invited back to the Dio band.