Tag Archives: Ozzy Osbourne

Robb Flynn shares Dimebag memories as 10th anniversary of his death approaches

Posted by on December 4, 2014

On December 8th, 2004, Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell was assassinated onstage while he played with his brother in post-Pantera band Damageplan. It’s hard to believe that it’s been nearly a decade since then, since Dime’s presence has loomed large over metal nearly as much since his passing than when he was alive. Machine Head frontman […]

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Ozzy gets a frog named after him

Posted by on November 12, 2014

It turns out that if you’d like an animal named after you, all you have to do is do acid every day for two years, sing in the band that invented heavy metal, then go on to a successful solo career, and bite the head off a bat. National Geographic reports that a new species […]

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The Osbournes returning to TV in 2015

Posted by on November 10, 2014

Sharon Osbourne, wife and manager to Ozzy Osbourne, recently announced their return to television. The hit TV show, “The Osbournes,” ended in 2005, but as Sharon says, it will be different for her husband this time around. “”He said for the three years we did he was drunk the whole time and he’d like to be sober.” […]

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Metal By Numbers 11/6: Here Come The Brides

Posted by on November 6, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Another day, another band people dislike hitting the charts. But hey, there’s so many other major debuts that we’re sure you won’t even notice (even though the album art is right next to this […]

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Ozzy on Bill Ward’s return to Black Sabbath – not my call

Posted by on November 3, 2014

We’ve already known that after one more Black Sabbath album, the band’s done. But in a recent interview with Billboard, Ozzy not only reiterated that, but said that they’re done for good. “We’re disbanding the name and everything,” he told the magazine. “They don’t want to tour anymore. I get it. But I love it. […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/29: Wait, you already knew Slipknot was #1?

Posted by on October 29, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Through collective industry clairvoyance, everyone already knew that Slipknot’s long-awaited new album would top the charts. Hell, people were talking about this last week. People were probably even talking about it months ago before the […]

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Here’s what “Thriller” sounds like in 20 different styles

Posted by on October 28, 2014

Didn’t have enough of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” from the The Walking Dead/”Thriller” mashup we posted yesterday? Maybe you’d like to hear it in a few different styles? Maybe like 20 different styles? Ten Second Songs’ Anthony Vincent, who we’ve covered before, has returned to cover the song in 20 different vocal styles, including Marilyn Manson, Cannibal […]

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Black Sabbath to disband after next album

Posted by on October 24, 2014

It’s been four years since Ozzy Osbourne’s last solo album, Scream, and it’s pretty safe to say that no one’s clamoring for another solo album from the Ozzman unless we’re talking about something on the level of 1991′s No More Tears. That’s not stopping Ozzy from returning to his solo career after releasing another Black Sabbath album, […]

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Ozzy Osbourne hopes Bill Ward can return to Black Sabbath

Posted by on October 23, 2014

In an interview with LoudWire, Ozzy Osbourne speaks of another Black Sabbath album and tour, which leads – of course – to the situation with drummer Bill Ward. Said Osbourne, on what it was like playing together as a band again: “The only down thing was that Bill Ward, the drummer, was not on tour with […]

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Metal By Numbers 10/23: Charts are pretty witchin’

Posted by on October 23, 2014

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Missed this column last week? We did too. That’s why we did all we could to make this week’s edition extra great. How you ask? By including new albums from the likes of Exodus, […]

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