Tag Archives: Ozzy Osbourne

A third Black Sabbath show is postponed following Ozzy’s illness

Posted by on February 3, 2016

Black Sabbath’s final tour isn’t off to as stellar a start as many would like. Having kicked off two weeks ago, the first four shows went great.  However, two Canadian dates in Edmonton and Calgary were postponed after Ozzy Osbourne took ill with extreme sinusitis. It was announced today that a third Sabbath show, tonight’s […]

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Black Sabbath postpones shows due to Ozzy’s sinusitis

Posted by on February 1, 2016

Black Sabbath started their final tour a last week and while things seemed to be going smooth, the band just hit their first bump on the road as they had to postpone two Canadian dates due to Ozzy Osbourne’s health. The legends were set to perform in Edmonton this past January 30th but they were forced […]

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Criminally Slept-On: Black Sabbath (The Ozzy Era)

Posted by on January 28, 2016

In Criminally Slept-On, Schuler Benson takes a look at some of the most underrated tracks from his favorite prolific bands’ back catalogs. I believe Black Sabbath are the quintessential heavy metal band. They ushered in a sound that went on to inform not only their contemporaries, but no less than every single band that’s ever […]

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Youtuber hums Ozzy Osbourne’s ‘Bark at the Moon’ to avoid copyright infringement

Posted by on January 27, 2016

The internet is such a wonderful place, full of creative people who make beautiful art like Decrepit birth’s drummer fart metal or Rob Scallon’s whaky banjo covers. The latest work of majesty released comes from youtuber GuitarHeroFailure who got tired of getting his videos taken down due to Youtube’s copyright infringement and decided to hum the song […]

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And the drummer for Black Sabbath’s upcoming tour is…

Posted by on January 13, 2016

…not Bill Ward. Earlier today, to help pump up the last Black Sabbath tour ever (or THE END, as they’re calling it), the band put up a teaser video on their YouTube page. Playing “Paranoid,” in the brief teaser, it shows a car showing up to a rehearsal studio, Ozzy Osbourne, and Tony Iommi shuffling […]

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Ozzy Osbourne talks about long friendship with Lemmy

Posted by on December 30, 2015

Many musicians have made their eulogies about the late Lemmy Kilmister, from high-profile artists to newer bands who were inspired by Motörhead and their leader, but if there’s one that really matters, it would be from Lemmy’s long-time friend, Ozzy Osbourne. Osbourne spoke to Rolling Stone about his friendship and history with Lemmy, which goes way back […]

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Ozzy Osbourne believes people aren’t interested in new Black Sabbath material

Posted by on December 9, 2015

Black Sabbath came back a few years ago with the release of their latest album 13 in 2013 and have been on tour ever since but that will stop next year with their Final Tour, which they assure will be their very last effort as a band. Of course, when the tour was announced, the immediate question […]

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Ozzy Osbourne’s solo albums, ranked

Posted by on December 3, 2015

Today is Ozzy Osbourne’s 66th birthday. 35 years ago, he released his first solo album after being fired by Black Sabbath. And while many wrote off the drug-addled Osbourne, he’s since gone on to one of the most successful solo careers in music. It didn’t hurt that he had a star in guitarist Randy Rhoads for […]

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Ozzy to formally apologize for urinating on the Alamo

Posted by on November 5, 2015

Ah, the ’80s, that carefree fun time when Ozzy Osbourne was more of a madman than an oldman. He had himself a blast back then, biting heads off bats and doves and urinating on the Alamo while dressed like a woman. Wait, what? Yeah, that happened. And he was banned from El Paso for a […]

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Ozzy Osbourne to bond with son… on The History Channel

Posted by on November 2, 2015

Ozzy Osbourne has a lot on his plate over the next few years. He’s certainly not slowing down in his old age. In addition to Ozzfest Japan this month,  touring with Black Sabbath for much of the next year and working on a “really special” new album, he’s also going to be hosting a show […]

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