Tag Archives: Ozzy Osbourne

Bassist Bob Daisley sues Ozzy Osbourne over unpaid royalties

Posted by on August 9, 2016

You’re probably aware of the whole Black Sabbath debacle with drummer Bill Ward and the reasons behind him not taking part of the latest reunion. Several reasons have been thrown left and right but it’s basically a money issue and, considering the estate Black Sabbath has, we are sure it was a considerable amount of money. But […]

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Suicidal Tendencies Clap like Ozzy with Dave Lombardo

Posted by on August 5, 2016

It’s been a few weeks since we got confirmation about drummer master Dave Lombardo taking part of Suicidal Tendencies recording session of their new studio album World Gone Mad. We already heard how Suicidal Tendencies sound with Lombardo on the kit and we can’t stress enough how much sense it makes and now, we can get a […]

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Ozzy Osbourne undergoing “intense therapy” for sex addiction

Posted by on August 3, 2016

Earlier this year, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, metal’s power couple, seemed like they were on the outs. Gossip rags (and, well, us) breathlessly reported that the two had split up after Sharon allegedly caught the Prince of Darkness having an affair with hairstylist Michelle Pugh. Sharon confirmed the affair,  but was by his side when […]

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Album anniversary: Black Sabbath, ‘Masters of Reality’ turns 45

Posted by on July 21, 2016

White it’s roots have been around for years, heavy metal as we know it has existed for 46 years now. It was ushered in on February 15th, 1970 with the release of Black Sabbath’s self-titled LP. And while many bands take years (or if you’re Tool, decades) to release follow-up albums, on this day in […]

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Today in metal history: Judas Priest and Black Sabbath play Live Aid in 1985

Posted by on July 13, 2016

On July 13th, 1985, one of the biggest concerts in music history happened, as Live Aid occurred simultaneously in Philadelphia and London. Bands including Queen, U2, Led Zeppelin (kind of), Madonna. the Beach Boys and Bob Dylan played the event, which was a fundraiser for relief in Africa organized by Bob Geldof. It took place at […]

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Remember When: Ozzy Osbourne managed Helmet in The Jerky Boys’ movie?

Posted by on June 14, 2016

It’s not that often when metal creeps its way into mainstream pop culture. So when metal/hard rock acts do actually pop up in beloved sitcoms, dramatic films, cartoons or even reality series, it’s kind of awesome. So in the weekly column Remember When, Metal Insider recalls the most random instances of metal’s elite appearing in front […]

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My First Metal Shirt: The Browning’s Brian Moore

Posted by on June 6, 2016

Welcome to My First Metal Shirt, a regularly-occurring feature on Metal Insider where we talk to people involved in metal about the first-ever metal T-shirt they owned, their memories about it,  and hopefully, a picture of them in it. The Browning will be releasing their debut Spinefarm album, Isolation, after a pair of albums on Earache Records. Brian Moore […]

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Ozzy Osbourne’s Instagram account hacked

Posted by on June 4, 2016

With Black Sabbath in their final year of touring and The Ozzfest/Knotfest tour being one of the major metal concert events of the year, it’s safe to say that Ozzy Osbourne is having a pretty big year. Even without the cheating scandal that perhaps too neatly coincided with the announcement of the festival, he’s been in […]

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My first concert shirt: Don Jamieson – win a signed copy of his book

Posted by on June 1, 2016

Welcome to the inaugural installment of My First Concert Shirt, a regularly-occurring feature on Metal Insider where we talk to people involved in metal about the first-ever metal T-shirt they owned, their memories about it,  and hopefully, a picture of them in it. One of the inspirations behind this column came from an interview that our sister […]

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Listen to Pantera’s “Walk” reggae version

Posted by on May 24, 2016

When someone goes through the effort of mashing up a metal song into another completely different style and does it right, it deserves some sort of credit. We’re already familiar with some of our favorite YouTubers like Rob Scallon doing every cover he can in a banjo or Steve ‘N’ Seagulls bluegrassing everything they find but […]

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