ozzy-osbourne in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

MARILYN MANSON Reveals Reasoning Behind New Album Title

MARILYN MANSON recently told Launch the reasoning behind the title of the group's upcoming album, "The Golden Age Of Grotesque". "The album is called 'The Golden Age Of The Grotesque' for a reason, because this is an age, an era, that I'm trying to bring about," he said. "Take people's minds off the horribleness of ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KELLY OSBOURNE: People Think I'm Fatter Than I Really Am

In a recent interview with TV Guide, Kelly OsbourneOzzy's youngest daughter — shot back at people who constantly question her about her weight. "People think that I weigh 200 lbs. and I'm, like, 5-foot-10," said Osbourne, who actually stands about 5 feet tall. "When they introduce themselves to me, they say, 'Ohmigod, you ...

Read more

Posted in: News

OZZFEST 2003: Complete Itinerary Released

The complete itinerary for Ozzfest 2003 has now been released. Confirmed dates are as follows: Jun. 28 - San Antonio, TX @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Jun. 29 - Dallas, TX @ Smirnoff Music Center Jul. 02 - Phoenix, AZ @ Cricket Pavilion Jul. 03 - Chula Vista, CA @ Coors Amphitheatre Jul. 05 - Devore, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

OZZFEST 2003 Lineup Announced!

At a press conference at the Osbournes' residence in Beverly Hills just minutes ago, the lineup for Ozzfest 2003 was announced by Ozzy, Jack and Sharon Osbourne. The 30-city tour will kick off June 28 in San Antonio, Texas and wrap up August 28 in West Palm Beach, Florida. The 14-hour show will boast low ...

Read more

Posted in: News

CRADLE OF FILTH Confirmed For OZZFEST 2003!

CRADLE OF FILTH have been officially confirmed as one of the second-stage acts at this year's edition of Ozzfest. As a result, the band have been forced to pull out of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival (set to take place in early August) and have been replaced on the bill at Wacken by Sweden's IN ...

Read more

Posted in: News

GRADE 8 Confirmed For OZZFEST 2003!

New Jersey's GRADE 8 have been officially confirmed as one of the second-stage acts at this year's edition of Ozzfest. As previously reported, artists believed to have secured spots on the main stage include KORN, MARILYN MANSON, and DISTURBED. Also confirmed for the second stage are KILLSWITCH ENGAGE. The complete lineup for the eighth installment ...

Read more

Posted in: News

British Man Legally Changes Name To OZZY OSBOURNE

A British Ozzy Osbourne fan named Robert Jacques legally changed his name to that of his idol in order to thank the BLACK SABBATH frontman for "saving his life," according to London's Daily Star. After a motorcycle accident left the 35-year-old in a coma, his mom sat by his bedside with a boom box blaring ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Confirmed For OZZFEST 2003

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE have been officially confirmed as one of the second-stage acts at this year's edition of Ozzfest, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. As previously reported, artists believed to have secured spots on the main stage include KORN, MARILYN MANSON, and DISTURBED. The complete lineup for the eighth installment of the traveling hard rock tour will ...

Read more

Posted in: News

OZZFEST Lineup To Be Announced Next Week

Ozzy and Jack Osbourne will announce the lineup for Ozzfest 2003 on Tuesday, Feb. 18. Acts rumored to be part of the tour include KORN, DISTURBED and CHEVELLE. The announcement will take place during a media lunch at the Osbourne family homestead. The press checks in at the Beverly Hills Hotel at 11:45 a.m., when ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Shooting Begins On 'THE OSBOURNES' Finale

Season two of "The Osbournes" ended on Tuesday (Feb. 11) without much of the frenzy and media madness that accompanied last season's finale. MTV officials won't say what's in store for the third — and reportedly final — season. The first of its ten episodes began shooting in L.A. last month. "I think the core ...

Read more

Posted in: News

OSBOURNES Win Big At NME CARLING AWARDS

Ozzy Osbourne's family won three trophies at the 2003 NME Carling Awards today (Feb. 13) in London. The MTV reality show "The Osbournes" took the best TV show honor, while Ozzy himself was named hero of the year. Teenage son Jack earned the worst haircut award at the ceremony (previously known as the Brat Awards). ...

Read more

Posted in: News

EDGUY Frontman Checks In With Latest Update

EDGUY frontman Tobias Sammet has posted the following message to the band's official web site: "Here I am to give you some updates on our beloved Metal machinery of EDGUY / AVANTASIA. First of all, I really wanna thank you for having put my little baby AVANTASIA to the top of all sales lists again. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY To Include Bonus Track On Japanese CD

The Japanese version of the forthcoming BLACK LABEL SOCIETY album, "The Blessed Hellride", will contain a bonus track titled "F.U.N." . "The Blessed Hellride" is due on April 22 through Spitfire Records. The first single off the album, "Stillborn" (featuring a guest appearance by Ozzy Osbourne), is slated for release in the coming weeks. An ...

Read more

Posted in: News

OZZY OSBOURNE: MICHAEL JACKSON Is Nuts!

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, no strangers to weird lifestyles, have issued a public appeal for Michael Jackson to get psychological help, according to the New York Post. Ozzy joked that he wasn't surprised at Jackson's complaint that his father beat him as a child. "If he'd been my kid, I would have whacked him, too ...

Read more

Posted in: News

METALLICA Address Bassist Rumors, Upcoming CD

On Wednesday (Feb. 5) after announcing the Summer Sanitarium 2003 Tour, METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich was asked about the vacant bassist position in the group and rumors of ex-MARILYN MANSON member Twiggy Ramirez or OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Robert Trujillo joining. "It's not our job to... I hate to confirm or deny horseshit that they say," ...

Read more

Posted in: News

OZZY OSBOURNE: Las Vegas Gig Details Revealed!

OZZY OSBOURNE will perform a one-off show at The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel's live concert venue, in Las Vegas, Nevada on Friday, March 14. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, Feb. 8 at 1:00 p.m. General admission, standing-room-only tickets are said to be priced at $153, and VIP Balcony seats are priced at $303. The ...

Read more

Posted in: News

OZZY And NASCAR?

Negotiations are reportedly underway for an "Ozzy Osbourne" car to race in a live NASCAR Winston Cup event. No further information is available at this time. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Hip Hop Organization Boycotting PEPSI Over OSBOURNES Ad

Angered at Pepsi for placing foul-mouthed Ozzy Osbourne in a Super Bowl commercial only months after yanking rapper Ludacris for his vulgar language, hip-hop icon Russell Simmons said Tuesday he will announce this weekend plans for a boycott against the soft drink giant, accusing Pepsi of applying a double standard. "The Hip-Hop Summit Action Network ...

Read more

Posted in: News

OZZY OSBOURNE To Perform Special Gig In Vegas

OZZY OSBOURNE is set to perform a special show in Las Vegas in March. No further details are available at this time. As a result of this booking, the previously announced BLACK LABEL SOCIETY concert dates will be rerouted and possibly postponed, according to BLS's official web site. BLACK LABEL SOCIETY are led by current ...

Read more

Posted in: News

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY: Upcoming Dates Announced

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY have lined up the following dates during March/April: Mar. 13 – Orlando, FL @ Harley Davidson Bike Week Festival Mar. 14 - FL @ TBA Mar. 15 - FL @ TBA Apr. 03 – Las Vegas, NV @ Huntridge Theatre Apr. 04 – Tempe, AZ @ Bash on Ash Apr. 05 – ...

Read more

Posted in: News

H.I.M. To Play Pre-Launch Show In Germany

Finnish goth metallers H.I.M. have announced a pre-launch show for their upcoming album on March 8 at the Grosse Freiheit Club in Hamburg, Germany. This is the first time all songs featured on the forthcoming album will be performed live. The tickets are free and the group's official web site (www.heartagram.com) has 600 tickets for ...

Read more

Posted in: News

H.I.M. To Play One-Off London Gig

Finnish goth metallers H.I.M. have announced a special one-off show at the Mean Fiddler/Astoria in London, England on Saturday, May 3. H.I.M.'s new album, "Love Metal", is due on April 14 through BMG Records. The follow-up to 2001's "Deep Shadows And Brilliant Highlights" reportedly marks a return to a heavier sound for the group, who ...

Read more

Posted in: News

KELLY KEELING To Make Live Debut As Solo Artist

Vocalist/guitarist Kelly Keeling (BATON ROUGE, BLUE MURDER, MSG, GUITAR ZEUS, JOHN NORUM) will make his first live appearance as a solo artist on Sunday, Feb. 23 at The Joint in Los Angeles, California. Keeling's upcoming solo debut will include guest appearances by Vinny Appice (BLACK SABBATH, DIO), Carmine Appice (OZZY OSBOURNE, VANILLA FUDGE), Kerry Livgen ...

Read more

Posted in: News