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OZZY OSBOURNE: BUSH Didn't Invite Me To White House

Contrary to rumors flying far and wide, OZZY OSBOURNE has not been invited by President George W. Bush to the White House for a what-would-be most unusual summit of the minds, according to a statement from the OZZY camp. The story started in England in one of that country's infamous tabloids but the real story ...

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RANDY CASTILLO Tribute Concert Scheduled

A tribute concert in honor of late MOTLEY CRUE/OZZY OSBOURNE drummer Randy Castillo's memory will be held at the Key Club in West Hollywood on Monday, April 29th. Scheduled to perform are current and former members of MOTLEY CRUE, GUNS N' ROSES, MONTROSE and many others. All proceeds will help raise funds for charity. For ...

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"The Osbournes" Officially Biggest Hit Series In MTV History

The Osbournes, the reality sitcom about former BLACK SABBATH frontman Ozzy Osbourne and his colorful family life, is officially the biggest hit series in MTV's 21-year history, according to CNN. Just under 6.3 million people watched last Tuesday's episode, up from 6 million the week before," the cable channel reports. "No MTV series even cultural ...

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DRAGONLORD Recruit Former TESTAMENT Bassist, Announce Upcoming Gigs

San Francisco Bay Area black metallers DRAGONLORD, featuring members of TESTAMENT, have officially announced the addition of bassist Derrick Ramirez (ex-TESTAMENT) to the group's ranks. DRAGONLORD will be performing at the Bourbon Street Bar and Grill in Concord, California on April 27th. Also appearing on the bill will be GREENHOUSE EFFECT, MUDSLINGER, and LORDS OF ...

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BOB DAISLEY & LEE KERSLAKE: OZZY Robbed The Record-Buying Public

Former OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Bob Daisley and drummer Lee Kerslake have issued a statement responding to the press release from the OSBOURNE camp “explaining” the reasons for the removal of the duo's recorded performances from the Blizzard of Ozz and Diary Of A Madman “reissues” and accusing the pair of having “harassed” the family for ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Gets Star On Hollywood's Walk Of Fame

At 11:30 AM yesterday morning, at 6780 Hollywood Blvd in Hollywood, California, Ozzy Osbourne was awarded a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame. Accepting the honor, Ozzy told the crowd of over 1,000: “To say that this is an honor is not enough. This is just so overwhelming, with all of you turning out so ...

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OZZFEST: Pay To Play?

The following item was published in today's edition of New York Daily News: You would think having a hit show on MTV would be enough for Ozzy Osbourne. But the outrageous rocker wants more money, too. For his upcoming Ozzfest summer tour, the 53-year-old former BLACK SABBATH frontman and his wife and manager, Sharon, are ...

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"THE OSBOURNES" To Return For Second Season

The Osbournes, MTV's unscripted sitcom starring Ozzy Osbourne and his family, has been picked up for a second season, according to a report filed by the TV show Extra. In related news, fans who have been wondering why Ozzy's hands tremble so much may find some consolation in the fact that the condition is a ...

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THE HELLACOPTERS Confirmed For KALAS 2002, Scandinavian OZZFEST Dates

Sweden's THE HELLACOPTERS, featuring former ENTOMBED drummer Nicke Andersson (now going by the name Nick Royale) on guitar/vocals, have been added to the upcoming Kalas 2002 tour, which is also scheduled to include appearances by KENT, THÅSTRÖM and VARANTEATERN, among others. The confirmed dates are as follows: Aug. 03 - Stockholm, SWE @ Universitetet Aug. ...

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TOMMY LEE Completes Video For "Hold Me Down"

Former MOTLEY CRUE drummer Tommy Lee shot a video for "Hold Me Down", the first single off his forthcoming solo CD, entitled Never A Dull Moment, on March 28th and 29th at a movie studio in Hollywood with director Dean Karr (i.e. FILTER, OZZY OSBOURNE, DEFTONES, GODSMACK). The clip, which features a newly-shorn Marty O'Brien ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Diary Of A Mad Scam?!

A minor controversy has erupted among die-hard OZZY OSBOURNE fans over the upcoming reissue of the singer's classic solo debut, Blizzard of Ozz, which is currently slated to come out through the Sony label on April 9th. Billed as a digitally remastered version of the original master tapes, the new expanded edition reissue apparently no ...

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THE OSBOURNES To Make "Tonight Show" Appearance

OZZY OSBOURNE, wife Sharon and their kids Kelly and Jack will reportedly be guests on NBC's The Tonight Show With Jay Leno tonight, March 29th in what is apparently NOT a repeat of their December appearance on the same show. In other news, unconfirmed rumors suggest that a Behind The Music VH1 documentary on BLACK ...

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In Memory Of RANDY CASTILLO

A memorial site has been set up for late OZZY OSBOURNE/MOTLEY CRUE drummer Randy Castillo at www.randycastillo.com. The following written tributes were taken from the above-mentioned site: Carmine Appice (ex-OZZY OSBOURNE/BLUE MURDER): I just heard and I am shocked about Randy's passing. He was a great fellow drummer and the nicest guy. I ...

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TESTAMENT Frontman Reacts To News Of RANDY CASTILLO's Passing

TESTAMENT frontman Chuck Billy, who was diagnosed with cancer early last year, has issued the following statement in response to the news of former OZZY OSBOURNE/MOTLEY CRUE drummer Randy Castillo's passing: Today when I heard of Randy's passing, I was very saddened. Randy and I became friends on [TESTAMENT's] Low tour eight years ago. He ...

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RANDY CASTILLO: December 18, 1950 March 26th, 2002

Former OZZY OSBOURNE/MOTLEY CRUE drummer Randy Castillo reportedly passed away yesterday due to complications stemming from his long-running battle with cancer. Castillo was 51 years old. MOTLEY CRUE bassist Nikki Sixx posted the following message at www.motley.com following Randy's death: You used to joke around with me all the time, saying that we ...

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