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Diary of a Madman Tour
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Information
Supporting Album Diary of a Madman
Start Date November 5, 1981
End Date August 8, 1982
Tour Legs 5
Number of Shows 123
Tour Chronology
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Blizzard of Ozz Tour
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Speak of the Devil Tour

Diary of a Madman Tour was the second major concert tour by Ozzy Osbourne. The tour was in support of Ozzy's second album Diary of a Madman.

Typical Setlist[]

Europe

  1. Diary of a Madman (intro/outro)
  2. Over the Mountain
  3. Flying High Again
  4. Believer
  5. Crazy Train
  6. Mr. Crowley
  7. I Don't Know
  8. Revelation (Mother Earth)
  9. Suicide Solution
  10. Randy Rhoads' Guitar Solo and "The Man on the Flying Trapeze" (Instrumental Jam)
  11. Tommy Aldridge's drum solo and "The Man on the Flying Trapeze" (Instrumental Jam) (Reprise)
  12. Paranoid (Black Sabbath Cover)
  13. Steal Away (The Night)

Main Setlist

  1. Diary of a Madman (intro/outro)
  2. Over the Mountain
  3. Mr. Crowley
  4. Crazy Train
  5. Revelation (Mother Earth)
  6. Steal Away (The Night)
  7. Suicide Solution
  8. Guitar Solo and "The Man on the Flying Trapeze" (Instrumental Jam)
  9. Tommy Aldridge's drum solo and "The Man on the Flying Trapeze" (Instrumental Jam) (Reprise)
  10. Goodbye to Romance
  11. I Don't Know
  12. No Bone Movies
  13. Believer
  14. Flying High Again
  15. Iron Man (Black Sabbath Cover)
  16. Children of the Grave (Black Sabbath Cover)
  17. Paranoid (Black Sabbath Cover)

Tour Dates[]

Date City Country Venue Extras
Europe
October 30, 1981 Brussels Belgium Forest National Cancelled Date
October 31, 1981 Amsterdam Netherlands Jaap Edenhal Cancelled Date
November 1, 1981 Essen Germany Grugahalle Setlist
November 2, 1981 Bremen Stadthalle Cancelled Date
November 3, 1981 Kiel Ostseehalle Cancelled Date
November 4, 1981 Hanover Eilenriedehalle N/A
November 5, 1981 Hamburg Ernst-Merck-Halle Setlist
November 6, 1981 Wolfsburg Wolfsburg City Hall Setlist
November 8, 1981 Cologne Sporthalle Setlist
November 9, 1981 Offenbach Stadthalle Offenbach Setlist
November 10, 1981 Saarbrücken Saarlandhalle Setlist
November 11, 1981 Karlsruhe Black Forest Hall Setlist
November 12, 1981 Ravensburg Upper Swabia Hall Setlist
November 13, 1981 Böblingen Sporthalle Setlist
November 14, 1981 Neunkirchen Hemmerleinhalle Cancelled Date
November 16, 1981 Munich Rudi-Sedlmayer-Halle Cancelled Date
November 17, 1981 Eppelheim Rhein-Neckar-Halle Cancelled Date
November 19, 1981 Dortmund Westfalenhallen Cancelled Date
November 20, 1981 Kuernach Kuernach Hall Cancelled Date
November 22, 1981 Strasbourg France Rhenus Hall Cancelled Date
November 23, 1981 Reims Reims Sports Palace Cancelled Date
November 24, 1981 Paris Hippodrome de Pantin Cancelled Date
November 25, 1981 Lille St. Sauveur Sports Palace Cancelled Date
November 27, 1981 Geneva Switzerland Champel Sports Pavilion Cancelled Date
November 29, 1981 Bristol England Colston Hall Setlist
November 30, 1981 Cardiff Wales Sophia Gardens Pavilion Setlist
December 1, 1981 Leicester England De Montfort Hall Cancelled Date
December 2, 1981 Liverpool Royal Court Theatre [1] Setlist
December 4, 1981 Edinburgh Scotland Edinburgh Playhouse Cancelled Date
December 5, 1981 Glasgow The Apollo Cancelled Date
December 6, 1981 Newcastle England Newcastle City Hall Cancelled Date
December 7, 1981 Cancelled Date
December 18, 1981 Manchester Apollo Cancelled Date
December 19, 1981 Leeds Queens Hall Cancelled Date
December 22, 1981 Stafford New Bingley Hall Cancelled Date
December 23, 1981 Leicester De Montfort Hall Cancelled Date
December 24, 1981 London Hammersmith Odeon Cancelled Date
December 26, 1981 Cancelled Date
North America (1st leg)
December 30, 1981 Daly City United States Cow Palace [2] Setlist
December 31, 1981 Los Angeles Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena Setlist
January 1, 1982 Phoenix Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum Setlist
January 3, 1982 Fresno Selland Arena Setlist
January 4, 1982 San Diego San Diego Sports Arena Setlist
January 6, 1982 Tucson Tucson Community Center Setlist
January 7, 1982 Albuquerque Tingley Coliseum Setlist
January 9, 1982 Salt Lake City Salt Palace Setlist
January 10, 1982 Boulder CU Events Center Setlist
January 12, 1982 Omaha Omaha Civic Auditorium Setlist
January 13, 1982 Kansas City Kansas City Municipal Auditorium Setlist
January 15, 1982 Bloomington Met Center Setlist
January 17, 1982 Duluth Duluth Arena Setlist
January 19, 1982 La Crosse La Crosse Center Setlist
January 20, 1982 Des Moines Des Moines Veterans Memorial Auditorium [3] Setlist
January 22, 1982 Milwaukee MECCA Arena Setlist
January 23, 1982 Madison Dane County Veterans Memorial Coliseum Setlist
January 24, 1982 Rosemont Rosemont Horizon [4] Setlist
January 26, 1982 Champaign Assembly Hall [5] N/A
January 27, 1982 St. Louis Kiel Auditorium Cancelled Date
January 29, 1982 Terre Haute Hulman Center Setlist
January 30, 1982 Toledo Toledo Sports Arena Setlist
January 31, 1982 Richfield Richfield Coliseum Setlist
February 2, 1982 Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Civic Arena Setlist
February 3, 1982 Charleston Charleston Civic Center Setlist
February 5, 1982 Lansing Lansing Civic Center Setlist
February 6, 1982 St. Louis Kiel Auditorium Setlist
February 8, 1982 Detroit Cobo Center Setlist
February 9, 1982 Kalamazoo Wings Stadium Setlist
February 11, 1982 Indianapolis Market Square Arena Setlist
February 12, 1982 Cincinnati Riverfront Coliseum Setlist
February 13, 1982 Lexington Rupp Arena Setlist
February 15, 1982 Beaumont Fair Park Coliseum Setlist
February 17, 1982 Houston Sam Houston Coliseum Setlist
February 19, 1982 San Antonio San Antonio Convention Center [6] Setlist
February 20, 1982 Dallas Reunion Arena Setlist
February 21, 1982 Corpus Christi Corpus Christi Memorial Coliseum Setlist
February 23, 1982 El Paso El Paso County Coliseum Setlist
February 24, 1982 Lubbock Lubbock Municipal Coliseum Setlist
February 25, 1982 Norman Lloyd Noble Center Setlist
February 27, 1982 Valley Center Kansas Coliseum Setlist
February 28, 1982 Amarillo Amarillo Civic Center Setlist
March 2, 1982 Shreveport Hirsch Memorial Coliseum Setlist
March 3, 1982 Baton Rouge Riverside Centroplex Cancelled Date
March 5, 1982 Pine Bluff Pine Bluff Convention Center Setlist
March 6, 1982 Birmingham Boutwell Memorial Auditorium Setlist
March 17, 1982 Atlanta Omni Coliseum Setlist
March 18, 1982 Knoxville Knoxville Civic Coliseum [7] Setlist
March 20, 1982 Orlando The Tangerine Bowl
(Rock Super Bowl XIV Orlando)
Cancelled Date
March 21, 1982 Miami Miami Orange Bowl
(Rock Super Bowl XIV Miami)
Cancelled Date
March 24, 1982 Landover Capital Centre Cancelled Date
March 25, 1982 Binghamton Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena Cancelled Date
March 26, 1982 Philadelphia Spectrum Cancelled Date
March 28, 1982 Hempstead Nassau Coliseum Cancelled Date
March 29, 1982 East Rutherford Meadowlands Arena Cancelled Date
March 30, 1982 Hartford Hartford Civic Arena Cancelled Date
North America (2nd leg)
April 1, 1982 Bethlehem United States Stabler Arena [8] Setlist
April 2, 1982 Boston Boston Garden Setlist
April 3, 1982 New Haven New Haven Coliseum Setlist
April 5, 1982 New York Madison Square Garden Setlist
April 6, 1982 Providence Providence Civic Center Setlist
April 9, 1982 Buffalo Buffalo Memorial Auditorium Setlist
April 10, 1982 Rochester Rochester Community War Memorial Arena [9] Setlist
April 13, 1982 Binghamton Broome County Veterans Memorial Arena [10] Setlist
April 15, 1982 Fort Wayne Allen County War Memorial Coliseum Setlist
April 16, 1982 Evansville Roberts Municipal Stadium Setlist
April 17, 1982 Louisville Freedom Hall Setlist
April 19, 1982 Roanoke Roanoke Civic Center Setlist
April 20, 1982 Hampton Hampton Coliseum N/A
April 21, 1982 Richmond Richmond Coliseum Setlist
April 23, 1982 Johnson City Freedom Hall Civic Center Setlist
April 24, 1982 Landover Capital Centre Setlist
April 25, 1982 Baltimore Baltimore Civic Center Setlist
April 26, 1982 Philadelphia The Spectrum Setlist
April 28, 1982 Memphis Mid-South Coliseum Setlist
April 29, 1982 Nashville Nashville Municipal Auditorium Setlist
April 30, 1982 Greensboro Greensboro Coliseum Setlist
May 1, 1982 Fayetteville Cumberland County Memorial Arena Setlist
May 3, 1982 Hempstead Nassau Coliseum Setlist
May 4, 1982 Wheeling Wheeling Civic Center N/A
May 5, 1982 Greenville Greenville Memorial Auditorium N/A
May 6, 1982 Charlotte Charlotte Coliseum N/A
May 8, 1982 Erie Erie County Field House N/A
May 9, 1982 Syracuse Onondaga County War Memorial Arena N/A
May 10, 1982 Glens Falls Glens Falls Civic Center Setlist
May 19, 1982 South Yarmouth Cape Cod Coliseum N/A
May 20, 1982 Hartford Hartford Civic Center Setlist
May 21, 1982 Setlist
May 22, 1982 Portland Cumberland County Civic Center Setlist
May 23, 1982 East Rutherford Brendan Byrne Arena Setlist
May 25, 1982 Columbus Columbus Fairgrounds Coliseum Setlist
May 26, 1982 Trotwood Hara Arena Setlist
May 27, 1982 Springfield Prairie Capital Convention Center Setlist
May 28, 1982 Hoffman Estates Poplar Creek Music Theater Setlist
May 29, 1982 East Troy Alpine Valley Music Theatre Setlist
May 30, 1982 Charlevoix Castle Farms Setlist
May 31, 1982 Ann Arbor Crisler Center Setlist
June 2, 1982 Ottawa Canada Ottawa Civic Center Setlist
June 3, 1982 Montreal Montreal Forum Setlist
June 4, 1982 Toronto Maple Leaf Gardens Setlist
June 6, 1982 Winnipeg Winnipeg Arena Setlist
June 7, 1982 Regina Agridome N/A
June 8, 1982 Edmonton Northlands Coliseum Setlist
June 9, 1982 Calgary Stampede Corral Setlist
June 10, 1982 Vancouver Pacific Coliseum Setlist
June 13, 1982 Anchorage United States Anchorage High School Auditorium (Two shows) Setlist
June 15, 1982 Seattle Seattle Center Coliseum Setlist
June 16, 1982 Spokane Spokane Coliseum Setlist
June 17, 1982 Portland Veterans Memorial Coliseum Setlist
June 19, 1982 Oakland Oakland Arena Setlist
June 20, 1982 Bakersfield Bakersfield Convention Center N/A
June 22, 1982 Reno Reno Centennial Coliseum Setlist
June 23, 1982 Irvine Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre Setlist
June 24, 1982 San Diego San Diego Sports Arena Setlist
June 28, 1982 Honolulu Honolulu International Center Setlist
Asia
July 9, 1982 Osaka Japan Festival Hall Setlist
July 11, 1982 Nagoya Nagoya Civic Assembly Hall Setlist
July 13, 1982 Kyoto Kyoto Kaikan Setlist
July 14, 1982 Tokyo Nakano Sun Plaza Hall Setlist
July 15, 1982 Setlist
North America (3rd leg)
August 1, 1982 Inglewood United States The Forum N/A
August 7, 1982 Dallas Cotton Bowl
(Rock 'N' Roll Super Bowl)
Setlist
August 8, 1982 New Orleans Tad Gormley Stadium
(Superstar Sunday) [11]
Setlist

Songlist[]

Album Song Times
*Please note that the song counts are based on available setlists from Ozzy.com
Blizzard of Ozz (1980) I Don't Know 112
Crazy Train 115
Goodbye to Romance 100
Suicide Solution 112
Mr. Crowley 113
No Bone Movies 81
Revelation (Mother Earth) 113
Steal Away (The Night) 113
Diary of a Madman (1981) Over the Mountain 113
Flying High Again 111
You Can't Kill Rock and Roll 1
Believer 111
Covers Paranoid (Black Sabbath cover) 113
Children of the Grave (Black Sabbath cover) 99
Iron Man (Black Sabbath cover) 99

Personnel[]

Europe

North America No.1

  • Ozzy Osbourne: Vocals
  • Randy Rhoads: Guitar
  • Rudy Sarzo: Bass
  • Tommy Aldridge: Drums
  • Don Airey: Keyboards

North America No.2

  • Ozzy Osbourne: Vocals
  • Bernie Tormé: Guitar
  • Rudy Sarzo: Bass
  • Tommy Aldridge: Drums
  • Don Airey: Keyboards

Speak of the Devil

  • Ozzy Osbourne: Vocals
  • Brad Gillis: Guitar
  • Rudy Sarzo: Bass
  • Tommy Aldridge: Drums
  • Don Airey: Keyboards

Supporting Acts[]

  • UFO (55 shows)
  • Starfighters (46 shows)
  • Foreigner (3 shows)
  • Magnum (2 shows)
  • Loverboy
  • Santers

References[]

  1. Lindsay Bridgwater's last show
  2. Don Airey's first show, Randy Rhoads receives the Guitar Magazine's "Best New Talent of 1981" Award backstage before the show
  3. The bat incident
  4. From this show is where the photo from the Tribute cover comes from
  5. The show was cancelled after Ozzy collapsed during "Over the Mountain"
  6. Ozzy was arrested for urinating on The Alamo earlier that day!
  7. Randy Rhoads's last show
  8. Bernie Tormé's first Show
  9. Bernie Tormé's last show
  10. Brad Gillis's first show
  11. Don Airey's last show
Ozzy Osbourne tours
Blizzard of Ozz TourDiary of a Madman TourSpeak of the Devil TourBark at the Moon TourThe Ultimate Sin TourUK Club TourNo Rest for the Wicked TourTheatre of Madness TourNo More Tours TourRetirement Sucks TourThe Ozzman Cometh TourMerry Mayhem TourDown to Earth TourBlack Rain TourScream World TourOzzy and Friends TourNo More Tours II
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