New Year's Eve OZZFEST Was Attended By More Than 12,000 Hard Rock And Heavy Metal Fans

New Year's Eve OZZFEST Was Attended By More Than 12,000 Hard Rock And Heavy Metal Fans

According to Pollstar, the special one-night-only New Year's Eve Ozzfest, which took place on December 31 at The Forum in Los Angeles, California, was attended by 12,465 hard rock and heavy metal fans. Ticket sales from the Live Nation-produced concert totaled $1.2 million, with tickets priced from a low of $59.50 to $179.50.

Joining headliner Ozzy Osbourne at the event were Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, KORN's Jonathan Davis (playing a solo set) and BODY COUNT. ZAKK SABBATH, the BLACK SABBATH tribute band fronted by Osbourne's guitarist Zakk Wylde, headlined a second stage outside.

Ozzfest started more than 20 years ago and was the first national music festival of its kind dedicated to hard rock music.

The event has not been a traveling festival in the U.S. since 2007's "free" edition. The show morphed into a one-off event in Dallas in 2008, took 2009 off and played just six cities in 2010.

Over 17,000 concert-goers were in attendance for 2017's all-day Ozzfest, which was headlined by Ozzy, while Rob Zombie closed out the next day's Knotfest bill.

2017 was the second year Ozzy's Ozzfest had merged with SLIPKNOT's Knotfest for a two-day heavy metal juggernaut.


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