The former Black Sabbath frontman who was in Israel seven years ago is set to return in July on his farewell tour. In an interview with Israel’s Hadashot news, Ozzy Osbourne said that his previous performance in Israel was “f***ing insane.”

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Heavy metal legend and reality TV star Ozzy Osbourne will be returning to Israel in July as part of what he is calling his farewell tour. The former Black Sabbath frontman was last in Israel seven years ago.

In a recent interview with Hadashot, Ozzy recalled his previous show in Israel. “When I played in Israel, they were f***ing insane,” he said. “Everything worked. It was timed right. The crowd was on; I was on; it was just f***ing great.”

Ozzy’s upcoming show was targeted by anti-Israel activists who tried to pressure the singer to cancel his trip to the Jewish state. In a press conference, Ozzy’s wife, Sharon, responded to a reporter’s question about the pressure. “Listen, I’m half a Heb [Jew],” she said. “We play where we want to play.”

Sharon then revealed that Kelly and Jack, two of the couple’s children, will be joining them in the holy land because they “really want to come to Israel.”