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City Of Austin Cancels SXSW March Events

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The Press Release:
The City of Austin has cancelled the March dates for SXSW and SXSW EDU. SXSW will faithfully follow the City’s directions.

We are devastated to share this news with you. “The show must go on” is in our DNA, and this is the first time in 34 years that the March event will not take place. We are now working through the ramifications of this unprecedented situation.
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Ozzy Osbourne Cancels SXSW Appearances

Though the legendary Ozzy Osbourne had cancelled his 2020 “No More Tours 2” dates (discussed HERE), he was still up for some special appearances like the one at the upcoming SXSW Festival. That it, until this Corona virus scare. Read on for the official statement from his team.

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The Press Release:
Following recent cancellations by major corporations, artists, record companies and studios because of the ongoing threat of the coronavirus, OZZY OSBOURNE has likewise decided to cancel his upcoming appearance at SXSW.

OSBOURNE was scheduled to attend SXSW in support of the world premiere screening of “Biography: The Nine Lives of Ozzy Osbourne,” a two-hour documentary special exploring the many lives and decade-spanning career of the rock legend which is set to air this summer on A&E.
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It Begins Today: South by Southwest 2014!!!

The time is here for all those travelers that head down to Austin, TX for the massive music, film and interactive event known as “South By Southwest” or “SXSW” for short. Are you heading down to this festival? Are you already there?

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Sadly I will not be attending and quite honestly I have not yet done this but its not as much from lack of interest as it is the lack of the proper time to do so. There are a lot of great Metal showcases from the various labels and I end up living through the experience vicariously thanks to my friends and their emails, tweets, texts and Facebook page posts. We wish all the folks that the PiercingMetal Command knows a good time and that they should bring us back some presents 🙂

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