New Zealand Guitarist To Share Limelight With OZZY OSBOURNE

Phil McCarthy of The Southland Times reports: An Invercargill (New Zealand) guitarist will be gracing the same stage as legendary rocker OZZY OSBOURNE at Easter.

Daniel Rodgers, a member of popular city bands COCKTAIL PARTY EFFECT and RAVENOUS, made it through to the last 22 of a radio competition in which six New Zealand guitarists will be selected to open for Osbourne at his gig in Wellington at Easter.

Osbourne, who fronted BLACK SABBATH, went from being best known for biting off a bat's head to a reality television superstar.

On Thursday night in Wellington Rodgers won through to the final six and will play two five-minute sets on stage before 30,000 to 40,000 people at Westpac Stadium.

"I'm just so happy, it's ridiculous."

The Rock2Wgtn gig on March 22 also features glam rockers KISS.

Read more at The Southland Times.

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