Lollapalooza’s first day featured an incredibly eclectic assortment of acts, but perhaps none seemed quite as left-of-center as, oddly, Black Sabbath.
In the mid-’90s, Sharon Osbourne tried to get Ozzy Osbourne on the Lollapalooza tour (at that time, Lollapalooza was an alternative rock/hip-hop summer tour). Apparently, the organizers of the festival said that Ozzy wouldn’t fit in on the bill. Sharon decided to start a metal-centric festival and launched Ozzfest. That tour was the impetus behind Ozzy rejoining Black Sabbath in 1997.
Following Bill Ward’s lengthy statement detailing why he won’t be joining Black Sabbath for their upcoming concert performances, Black Sabbath have responded with their own much shorter statement. “We have decided not to make any […]
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 […]
Would pay over $1,000,000 for a dog? Would you pay over $20,000 for a cat? YES? Recently, Ozzy Osbourne paid $10,000 in an auction for an eight-week old Yorkshire terrier. Pricey? Not compared to the […]
On March 2, 1943, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Lou Reed[/lastfm] was born in Brooklyn. He co-founded the influential [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Velvet Underground[/lastfm] in 1965; their 1967 debut album, Velvet Underground and Nico, didn’t sell especially well, but it’s considered […]