Ozzy Osbourne Tried To Recruit Jimmy Page For His Upcoming Album

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith revealed that Ozzy Osbourne tried to unsuccessfully recruit Jimmy Page for his upcoming album. Smith appeared on Osbourne’s last album, 2020’s Ordinary Man and also returned to the new project.

Following Led Zeppelin‘s 2007 reunion show, Page said on a number of occasions that he wanted to “be seen” playing guitar again, noting in 2014 that he was forming a new band. However, asides from a few guest appearances, he hasn’t returned.