John Michael "Ozzy" Osbourne (born 3 December 1948) is an English heavy metal vocalist, songwriter, and television personality. He rose to prominence in the early 1970s as the lead vocalist of the pioneering band Black Sabbath, whose dark and heavy sound has often been cited as...Wikipedia
Born: 3rd December, 1948, Birmingham, England
Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
Claim to Fame: Bark at the Moon (1983)
Bark at the Moon is the third studio album by British heavy metal vocalist Ozzy Osbourne, originally released on 15 November 1983. The album features former Mickey Ratt and Rough Cutt guitarist Jake E. Lee, who replaced guitarist Randy Rhoads who had been killed a year earlier in a plane crash. The album peaked at number 19 on the Billboard album chart and within several weeks of release was certified Gold for over 500,000 sales in the United States. To date, it has sold over 3,000,000 copies in the US In the UK, it was the third of four Osbourne albums to attain Silver certification (60,000 units sold) by the British Phonographic Industry, achieving this in January 1984. The album was remastered on CD in 1995 and again (with a different mix) in 2002.
`I knew I was in trouble when I couldn`t make it offstage quick enough to get whatever variety of shit I was tipping down me. I thought to myself: There are people working in gas stations, and all these menial jobs, to put money aside to see the Ozzfest, and I`m more interested in going back to the hotel, and doing a bag of white powder, or whatever shit it is I`m on.`
Of all the things I`ve lost I miss my mind the most
Ozzy Osbourne`s varied occupations before success came included slaughterman, bricklayer, laborer, factory worker, car-horn tuner and burglar.
Son-in-law of Don Arden.
OZZY OSBOURNE's 'Hell Gate' Concert Production Coming To Las Vegas
January 6, 2015
Ozzy Osbourne's wife and manager Sharon is working on a one-off concert production for her husband, to take place in Las Vegas by Halloween 2015. She told the British newspaper The Sun: "I'm working right now on a Vegas production for Ozzy. It'll be in time for Halloween and be called 'Hell Gate'."
A source told The Sun : "Ozzy has never done a stand-alone show in Vegas and there has been huge interest in what he has to offer. Vegas is... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 2 weeks ago
OZZY OSBOURNE To Perform On 'After-Dark Edition' Of CBS' 'The Talk'
December 22, 2014
Ozzy Osbourne will guest on the Monday, January 12 "after-dark edition" of "The Talk", the CBS talk show co-hosted by Ozzy's wife and manager Sharon. Ozzy will also perform on the program.
As previously reported, Ozzy will headline an event called Ozzfiesta at the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico from May 27 to May 31, 2015. In addition to a headlining performance from Ozzy, the five-day festival will include a dinner party hosted... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 4 weeks ago
'The Osbournes' Reportedly Coming Back For Eight New Episodes
November 7, 2014
The MTV reality show "The Osbournes", which followed the lives of the BLACK SABBATH singer Ozzy Osbourne and his family, will reportedly return for a new mini-season.
The "fly-on-the-wall" TV series, which became the highest rated original program in MTV's history, started in 2002 and ended in 2005. The show chronicled Sharon Osbourne's battle with cancer, as well as younger children Kelly and Jack Osbourne's stints in rehabilitation for drug and... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 2 months ago
Classic Rock Awards Honor Gregg Allman, Queen, Metallica and More
by Jeff Giles November 5, 2014 11:20 AM
When Sammy Hagar agrees to be your MC, you know you’re about to throw a terrific party — and this year’s Classic Rock Awards were definitely a night to remember for the winners, whose ranks included Gregg Allman, Queen and Metallica.
Allman took home the Living Legend prize at the annual event sponsored by Classic Rock Magazine, telling attendees, “I am so very honored to be receiving this award. The magazine is one of my favorites,... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 2 months ago
OZZY OSBOURNE, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY To Perform At Mexico's OZZFIESTA
October 14, 2014
If your dreams include a tropical vacation with rock legend Ozzy Osbourne, start packing now for a trip to Mexico next May for Cool Breeze Concerts Presents Ozzfiesta. The all-inclusive, five-day event is set for Wednesday, May 27 - Sunday, May 31, 2015 at the beautiful Hard Rock Hotel, Riviera Maya, Mexico. Ozzfiesta will conclude with an intimate beachside closing night performance from Ozzy. Other Ozzfiesta highlights include a dinner party hosted by Sharon Osbourne... Read More
Posted by eviltwins 3 months ago
A little adventure goes a lawn way., An epic tale on a tiny scale.
The neighboring gardens of Montague and Capulet are at war, but the gnomes, Gnomeo and Juliet, are in love.