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OZZY OSBOURNE Named Greatest Hell-Raiser Ever In Internet Poll

OZZY OSBOURNE was named the greatest rock hell-raiser ever by nearly a third of those polled by Internet firm blueyonder. Osbourne took 31% of the votes, while ROLLING STONES frontman Mick Jagger managed 17%. The late Sid Vicious of the SEX PISTOLS, came in third while Robbie Williams placed fourth. Chad Raube of Telewest Broadband ...

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THE OSBOURNES To Appear On EMMY AWARDS Broadcast

The Osbourne family will be making a special appearance on this Sunday's NBC broadcast of the Emmy Awards at 8:00 p.m. EDT/PDT (hint: don't miss the opening) and will be presenting an award at the show, which acknowledges excellence in international television programming. Last Saturday, Sharon and Kelly were on hand for the Creative Arts ...

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'THE OSBOURNES' A Huge Hit In Canada

The Osbournes' Canadian debut on the CTV network this past Tuesday attracted an impressive 1.67 million viewers, Nielsen Media Research reported on Wednesday. The series — which follows the wildly dysfunctional lives of Ozzy Osbourne, his manager/wife Sharon and their children Kelly and Jack — was previously only available to digital subscribers with MTV Canada. ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE Debuts At British #3 With 'Papa Don't Preach'

KELLY OSBOURNE's version of "Papa Don't Preach" (originally recorded by MADONNA) has entered the English singles chart at number three, according to Kelly's official web site. "It's a great start and we're certain it's only to get better as The Osbournes debuts on Channel 4 in the U.K. November 1. The Emmy-award winning show ran ...

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'THE OSBOURNES' Wins EMMY Award For 'Best Reality Series'

The Osbournes, the hit MTV show about Ozzy Osbourne and his family, won an Emmy on Saturday night for best "reality series." The series was named the year's outstanding nonfiction reality program at the Creative Arts Emmys, which are mainly awards for technical achievements given out eight days in advance of the main Emmy awards, ...

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'BLACK SABBATH Story' Videos To Be Released On DVD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TWO 'BLACK SABBATH STORY' HOME VIDEOS TO BE RELEASED ON DVD AND VHS BY SANCTUARY ON SEPTEMBER 24, 2002 BLACK SABBATH pioneered true heavy metal, and a fascinating look into the British band's turbulent history is covered on two individual DVD and VHS releases, The Black Sabbath Story: Volume One and The ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE Pulls Out Of 'Freaky Friday' Remake

OZZY OSBOURNE's daughter Kelly Osbourne won't be making her feature film debut in Freaky Friday after all, according to Billboard.com. The part-time was set to star opposite Annette Bening and Lindsay Lohan in the Walt Disney Co.'s Friday, playing Lohan's musically inclined best friend in the remake of the 1976 comedy. But Osbourne has dropped ...

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Former MSG Frontman Springs Back To Action with New Album, Reissue

SILVER, the new British/German all-star project featuring vocalist Gary Barden (ex-MSG), guitarist Bernie Torme (ex-OZZY OSBOURNE, GILLAN, DESPERADO), keyboardist Don Airey (ex-MSG, TEN), bassist Michael Voss (ex-CASANOVA/currently in DEMON DRIVE) and drummer Marco Minnemann (ex-H-BLOCKX), will issue their second album, entitled Dream Machines, on September 9th through Point Music Records. The full track listing for ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE's Secret Weapon In Battle Against Cancer

The following item comes to us courtesy of the "ever-reliable" The National Enquirer: Bravely facing the fight of her life against colon cancer, Sharon Osbourne admits that anger and depression nearly overwhelmed her until she came up with a unique therapy: A top-secret video diary. Fesity Sharon is determined to keep her morale up. The ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Planning Birthday Bash For Ailing Wife

The following item appeared in today's edition of the New York Daily News: Ozzy Osbourne is hatching a 50th-birthday bash for his wife, Sharon. And, considering her current fight with cancer, he wants it to be a party to bleepin' remember. Sources tell us the metal god plans an evening where the couple will honor ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Rushed To Hospital For 'Severe Dehydration'

The following article appears in today's edition of the New York Post: The fight against cancer may not be going so well for Sharon Osbourne. Ozzy's wife/manager was rushed to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles Aug. 23. A source told US weekly that Sharon, 49, who has been undergoing chemotherapy for colon cancer, "lost ...

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BLACK SABBATH Displays Classic "Symptoms" On Rhino Set

On October 15th, Warner Bros./ Rhino Records will issue a 29-track, two-CD package from BLACK SABBATH, entitled Symptom of the Universe: The Original Black Sabbath (1970-1978), containing studio cuts spanning eight albums, from the group's self-titled 1970 debut to 1978's Never Say Die, the last studio album recorded before frontman Ozzy Osbourne exited the band ...

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ZAKK WYLDE Threatens Interviewer Over "Gay" Comment

OZZY OSBOURNE/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Zakk Wylde snapped during an interview with St. Louis DJ Guy Favazz (of KSHE-95 Real Rock Radio) on Monday, August 19th after being asked about the rumors of baseball superstar Mike Piazza (Zakk's "best friend" and Godfather of one of his children) being gay. The following is Favazz's account of ...

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UPDATE: DAISLEY/KERSLAKE Case Dismissed By Judge

The following article appears in today's edition of The New York Times: Here is a scene viewers won't see on the MTV show The Osbournes: OZZY OSBOURNE handing over millions in royalties to his onetime bass player and drummer. The bass player, Bob Daisley, and the drummer, Lee Kerslake, sued Mr. Osbourne in federal court ...

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SATYRICON To Collaborate With METALLICA/MADONNA Director

Norway's SATYRICON will be collaborating with famed Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund (i.e. METALLICA, OZZY OSBOURNE, MADONNA, THE PRODIGY) on a video for the song "Fuel For Hatred", which is set to appear on the group's forthcoming Volcano CD, due on September 2nd through Capitol Records in Scandinavia and Nuclear Blast Records in other parts of ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE Nearly Dies After Colon Cancer Operation

OZZY OSBOURNE's wife/manager Sharon Osbourne nearly died early in July after her four-hour operation for colon cancer, according to The National Enquirer. "I had quite a scare after the operation," the 49-year-old revealed in an exclusive Enquirer interview. "I lost a lot of blood during the surgery and I found out later that my blood ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Makes Deathbed Vow To Cancer Mom

The following article appeared in today's edition of the New York Post: In an emotional deathbed vow, big-hearted rocker OZZY OSBOURNE kissed a single mom stricken with cancer and told her he'd fund every need of her teenage son, family members said yesterday. Osbourne and his wife, Sharon, made their dramatic promise exactly one week ...

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OZZY, SHARON OSBOURNE "Adopt" Cancer Orphan

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are opening their hearts and wallets to their daughter's best friend — who lost his mom to the same cancer Sharon is battling, according to the New York Post. Robert Marcato's mom, Regan, died last week at 36 of colon cancer. Now Ozzy and Sharon will "adopt" Robert, pay for his ...

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