Tag Archives: Ozzy Osbourne

This time, Philip Anselmo comes along for ‘Cooking Hostile’

Posted by on August 18, 2014

So far, there have been three pretty hysterical “Cooking Hostile” episodes, the animated cooking show supposedly narrated by Philip Anselmo. The series, drawn and animated by Joey Siler, has  been comic gold for people that like metal and bad cooking puns, and apparently, it was enough for Anselmo himself to get involved for the fourth episode. […]

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Metal tributes pour in for Robin Williams

Posted by on August 12, 2014

Yesterday the world was shocked to hear of Robin Williams’ sad passing, which is believed to be by suicide. Williams, who was 63, had a multifaceted career that spanned from stand-up to TV and film, where he won an Oscar for Good Will Hunting. While some celebrity deaths are, to a point, expected, Williams’ came as a […]

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Today in Metal: ‘Born Again’ by Black Sabbath turns 31 years old

Posted by on August 7, 2014

Metal Insider contributor Anthony Maisano is listening to a different metal album that was released on that day every day this year. 31 years ago today, Deep Purple vocalist Ian Gillan replaced Dio, and gave a whole new style to Black Sabbath with the release of  Born Again. This is the first Sabbath album since […]

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Ozzy Osbourne compilation(s) to be released in October

Posted by on July 23, 2014

It’s been four years since Ozzy Osbourne’s last solo album, the mostly forgettable Scream. Of course last year’s reunion album with Black Sabbath, 13, was a big move for the Prince of Darkness, but now that the band has wrapped up touring, Ozzy appears to once again be concentrating on his solo career. It’s just been announced that […]

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Metal Insider’s top 5: musicians that came back from health issues

Posted by on July 21, 2014

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. As we write this, Primus drummer Tim Alexander has just successfully underwent triple bypass heart surgery following a heart attack on Friday. An update from the band suggests that everything went well, stating: “The Mighty Tim ‘Herb’ Alexander […]

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Ozzy Osbourne is a cartoon – literally

Posted by on June 18, 2014

Remember that show when Ozzy Osbourne was a cartoon? A caricature where he spouted off nonsensical phrases and bumbled around? That show was called The Osbournes, and it brought the Prince of Darkness to an entirely new generation of people that might not have known him from Sabbath or his solo career. It appears that’s about […]

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Here’s an updated list of how much it costs to book your favorite band

Posted by on June 13, 2014

A few weeks ago, website Priceonomics did some number crunching and found out what it would cost to book a number of bands. At the time, we noted that the math was a little bit off, due to the fact that it was through a third party booking agent. We also noted that some of the […]

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Will Black Sabbath’s July 4th show be their last?

Posted by on May 14, 2014

On July 4th, Black Sabbath will wrap up their touring in support of last year’s 13 by headlining the Barclaycard British Summer Time Festival at Hyde Park, appearing with Soundgarden, Faith No More, Motorhead and Soulfly. But according to an interview with Tony Iommi, it could be their last show ever. Iommi, who has been undergoing treatment […]

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Once again, Ozzy Osbourne has bat issues

Posted by on May 14, 2014

Bats have followed Ozzy Osbourne around for decades. He infamously bit the head off of one in 1982 in Des Moines, and perhaps 32 years later, they appear to be having their revenge. According to BBC News, the singer is attempting to convert a barn on his estate in Buckinghamshire to a two-bedroom home. However, a […]

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Metallica covers Ozzy Osbourne, Deep Purple, and more at benefit show

Posted by on May 13, 2014

Say what you will about Metallica’s material in recent years, but they’ve delivered some solid covers throughout their career. Last night, the band performed at the MusiCares MAP Fund benefit concert in Los Angeles where one of the honorees was Ozzy Osbourne. The band played the following songs during an acoustic set: 1. “I Just […]

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