Tag Archives: Ozzy Osbourne

Ozzfiesta canceled because Ozzy needs surgery

Posted by on March 26, 2015

Back in October, just as it was starting to get pretty cold out, metal fans were teased with the idea of an Ozzy Osbourne-headlined destination festival. The Ozzfiesta was set to take place this May 27-31 at the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya, Mexico. We say “was,” because the plug has been pulled on it, […]

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Black Sabbath to play final show in Japan this November?

Posted by on March 22, 2015

According to a video message from Sharon Osbourne, Black Sabbath will be playing their “farewell” show on November 22nd at the Ozzfest in Japan. The brief message announces that the Ozzfest will be returning to Japan and that Korn will headline the first night with Sabbath closing the festival (and perhaps their career) on the 22nd. Here’s […]

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Ozzy Osbourne is The Metal Madman in new graphic novel

Posted by on March 19, 2015

Ozzy Osbourne’s life history is no secret – even if you’re not incredibly familiar with his musical endeavors, the cameras following him and his family for years have aired a good chunk of his always interesting career. Despite that (or likely because of it), the publishing company Bluewater Productions have chosen Ozzy as the muse […]

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Exclusive photos: Supergroup The Dead Daisies play Cuba

Posted by on March 5, 2015

This past weekend, Cuba got a chance to see some American rock and roll for one  the first times since the two countries began discussions to renew diplomatic relations. The Dead Daisies, which counts Guns N’ Roses guitarist Richard Fortus and keyboardist Dizzy Reed, drummer Brian Tichy (Ozzy Osbourne), and bassist Marco Mendoza among its ranks, […]

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Randy Rhoads tribute album is streaming now

Posted by on March 2, 2015

We’ve known for a while now about a tribute album for former Ozzy Osbourne and Quiet Riot guitarist Randy Rhoads was in the works. With the album, Immortal Randy Rhoads, The Ultimate Tribute, being released tomorrow via UDR, it’s streaming now.  As the guitarist for Ozzy’s first two solo albums, Blizzard of Ozz and Diary of a Madman, […]

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Superstar rock band The Dead Daisies to play Cuba

Posted by on February 18, 2015

The end of last year found the United States and Cuba meeting for the first time in years, setting the stage for diplomatic relations to be renewed. And while the show had been in the works since before then, The Dead Daisies, a band featuring members of Guns N’ Roses, Thin Lizzy and Ozzy Osbourne, […]

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Ozzy Osbourne, Napalm Death both have trouble with bats this week

Posted by on February 11, 2015

Consider this an all metal episode of When Animals Attack, as two separate incidents of metal artists having to deal with bats occurred within the past week. First, Ozzy Osbourne recently tried to convert a barn on the land of his five hundred million dollar he purchased a year ago in Buckinghamshire in Southeast England. Discovered living […]

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Metal Insider Top 5: Times and ways the Grammys got it wrong

Posted by on February 10, 2015

OK, we promise that this is the last post we’ll be making about the Grammy Awards. We’ve wasted enough of the internet bitching about Tenacious D and the omission of Wayne Static and Dave Brockie. And that’s just this year. There’s almost always something to bitch about when it comes to metal. Since 1989, the […]

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Chuck Billy, Alexi Laiho meet Mr. Crowley on Rhoads tribute

Posted by on February 4, 2015

When you think of the relatively small body of work of late guitarist Randy Rhoads, “Mr. Crowley” stands out as one of his many shining moments. With Rhoads getting his due with a March 3 album, Immortal Randy Rhoads – The Ultimate Tribute, an impressive lineup of artists have signed on to pay homage to the […]

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Video of full Metal Allegiance concert in Anaheim online

Posted by on January 27, 2015

We’ve been telling you about the all-star Metal Allegiance show since its inception on Motörhead’s Motörboat cruise last fall. The big night was last Wednesday, January 21 in Anaheim, CA at the House of Blues. If you weren’t there, now you can watch the entire show yourself on YouTube! The lineup of participating musicians and […]

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