According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department, six people were arrested during the first day of Ozzfest Meets Knotfest on November 4 in Devore, California.Five people were arrested for public intoxication and one on an assault charge during the Ozzfest concert at Glen Helen Amphitheater. In addition, two people were transported to local hospitals for additional medical treatment due to their medical condition, Lt. Doug Wolfe said in a press release. Over 17,000 concert-goers were in attendance for the all-day event, which was headlined by OZZY OSBOURNE, while ROB ZOMBIE closed out Sunday's Knotfest bill. This was the second year Ozzy's Ozzfest has merged with SLIPKNOT's Knotfest for a two-day heavy metal juggernaut. Last year's Ozzfest Meets Knotfest show saw thirty people arrested during the first day and seventeen people during the second day. As was the case this year, most of the arrests were alcohol-related. Ozzfest started more than 20 years ago and was the first national music festival of its kind dedicated to hard rock music. Ozzfest has not been a traveling festival in the U.S. since 2007's "free" edition. The show morphed into a one-off event in Dallas in 2008, took 2009 off and played just six cities in 2010.
To comment on a BLABBERMOUTH.NET story or review, you must be logged in to an active personal account on Facebook. Once you're logged in, you will be able to comment. User comments or postings do not reflect the viewpoint of BLABBERMOUTH.NET and BLABBERMOUTH.NET does not endorse, or guarantee the accuracy of, any user comment. To report spam or any abusive, obscene, defamatory, racist, homophobic or threatening comments, or anything that may violate any applicable laws, use the "Report to Facebook" and "Mark as spam" links that appear next to the comments themselves. To do so, click the downward arrow on the top-right corner of the Facebook comment (the arrow is invisible until you roll over it) and select the appropriate action. You can also send an e-mail to blabbermouthinbox(@)gmail.com with pertinent details. BLABBERMOUTH.NET reserves the right to "hide" comments that may be considered offensive, illegal or inappropriate and to "ban" users that violate the site's Terms Of Service. Hidden comments will still appear to the user and to the user's Facebook friends. If a new comment is published from a "banned" user or contains a blacklisted word, this comment will automatically have limited visibility (the "banned" user's comments will only be visible to the user and the user's Facebook friends).