“Welcome to Ozzy Osbourne International Airport.” It sounds like something out of a parody (or a nightmare, depending on who you are), but you might be hearing that exact sentence in the future if you touch down in Birmingham, England, where Ozzy and his Black Sabbath bandmates hail from and where they formed the legendary heavy metal group.
Rock stars are known for getting away with murder, but we’ve rounded up ten of the world’s biggest sonic heroes who’ve found a way of snatching life back from the claws of the Grim Reaper to rock another day.
Who’s the best hard rock band ever? It’s a subjective – and loaded – question. But according to a poll recently taken by BPI – the British Recording Industry’s trade group – Black Sabbath is the most important British hard rock band ever, followed by Iron Maiden.
Sharon Osbourne, Ozzy Osbourne’s wife/manager and co-host of CBS’s “The Talk,” revealed she had a double mastectomy after learning she carries a gene that increases the risk of developing breast cancer.
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“He’s said that halfway through every tour he’s ever been on in his entire life, but as soon as he gets home he says, ‘When am I going on tour again?’ He was born to do it, he never wants to stop. And when he isn’t doing it, he can’t stand it.”
Over the weekend, Black Sabbath performed their first concert since reuniting (again) with singer Ozzy Osbourne at England’s O2 Academy. More significantly, it was their first concert since guitarist Tony Iommi had been treated for […]
Starting with Tony Iommi’s sudden lymphoma diagnosis in January, it’s not been so easy for Black Sabbath’s original members to get the old band back together. And the reunion roadblocks just keep coming. Drummer Bill […]
A nearly forgotten chapter of Ozzy Osbourne’s career is about to be reissued on DVD. Speak Of The Devil was a live concert video recorded soon after the tragic death of Ozzy’s original guitarist, Randy […]
Ozzy Osbourne has been in the news lately for drama around the upcoming Black Sabbath reunion (mainly centered around the health of guitarist Tony Iommi and the question of who will play drums if Bill […]