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Headbangers’ Brawl 11/2: Will Ozzfest Return To America In 2013?

Posted by on November 2, 2012

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s contributors take a moment to debate and analyze opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. On May 11 and 12, 2013, Ozzfest will make its grand return… in Japan. Ok, so this is probably a bigger deal for fans who […]

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Black Sabbath And Slipknot Confirmed For Ozzfest 2013

Posted by on November 1, 2012

Repeat after me: “Nodo ga kawaki mashita”. To the best of our knowledge, this is Japanese for “I’m thirsty” and language-wise, this will get you through the day just in case you do make that trip to Ozzfest in Japan next year – because hell, it might just be worth it. Ozzfest is making its […]

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Ozzfest Returns…In Japan

Posted by on October 19, 2012

Just when you thought it was dead and done, Ozzy Osbourne’s famed (and aging) touring festival Ozzfest looks like it’s set to make a return in 2013 on May 11th and 12th. The catch? It’s in Japan. We realize that this doesn’t really do you much good if you don’t live in Japan (or on […]

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Black Sabbath Confirmed For This Year’s Lollapalooza

Posted by on April 11, 2012

This morning, the lineup for this year’s Lollapalooza was officially announced. And though most of the lineup had been leaked earlier this week, the announcement confirms that Black Sabbath will indeed be performing at Lollapalooza. Also confirmed for the three day festival in Chicago are the Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Black Keys, Jack White, […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 8/12: Which Was The Better Tour, Mayhem Fest Or Ozzfest?

Posted by on August 12, 2011

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry Another Mayhem Fest comes to an end this Sunday. It’s somewhat hard to believe that the touring festival has just completed its […]

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Ozzy Confirms That Ozzfest Will Not Return This Summer

Posted by on May 12, 2011

Earlier this week, we began speculating whether Ozzfest was going to happen again this Summer or not. Well, it didn’t take too long to know for sure, because according to a new posting on Ozzfest’s website and Facebook page, Ozzy himself has said that the touring festival isn’t happening this Summer. In regards to news […]

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O Ozzfest, Where Art Thou?

Posted by on May 10, 2011

For the past few months, the metal community’s attention has been pretty much focused on The Big 4 U.S. dates. Then, we had Mayhem Fest to distract us while waiting for essentially more Big 4 updates. So it’s no surprise really that during this entire time, we all totally forgot about another big metal tour: […]

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2010 Concert Sales Between A Rock And A Hard Place

Posted by on January 3, 2011

Right before the end of the year, Pollstar revealed their lists for the top 50 grossing concert tours of 2010. First, the good news: rock is dominating concert’s worldwide sales. Topping both the worldwide and North American tour lists is Bon Jovi, who grossed $201.1 million in total. Also in the top five for worldwide […]

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Headbangers’ Brawl 9/2: Battle Of The Summer Tours

Posted by on September 2, 2010

Headbangers’ Brawl is a weekly column where Metal Insider’s Bram and Zach take a moment to debate and analyze two opposing sides of a topical issue occurring in the world of metal and/or the music industry. When the sunburn and aroma of beer and sweat start to fade away, it can mean only one thing: […]

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Saviours Talk Touring, The Oakland Scene

Posted by on August 24, 2010

Of all the bands to play Ozzfest, Oakland’s Saviours may have the most to gain. Even though they have three albums out (the most recent being last year’s Accelerated Living)  it’s not like they’re a household name yet. However, their mixture of Motorhead style uptempo punk swagger and Sabbathian grooves should prove palatable to any old-school […]

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