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'KELLY OSBOURNE Is Obsessed With Me': CHRISTINA AGUILERA

Backstage at the American Music Awards on Jan. 13, Access Hollywood got to the bottom of the Christina Aguilera and Kelly Osbourne feud. "Personally I think she has a crush on me, because she seems so obsessed with talking about me," Christina told Access. It all started when Kelly made fun of Christina's Christmas CD ...

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METALLICA Bassist Search: Rumors Abound

Former SUICIDAL TENDENCIES and current OZZY OSBOURNE bassist Robert Trujillo is rumored to have made three trips to METALLICA's Bay Area headquarters in the recent weeks to audition for the vacant bassist slot in the group. Also said to have tried out for the band is former MARILYN MANSON bassist Twiggy Ramirez, a close friend ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Duet With PAT BOONE On The Way?

OZZY OSBOURNE's former neighbor Pat Boone is hoping to record a duet with the BLACK SABBATH singer for an upcoming CD. "[Ozzy] and Sharon both enthusiastically said yes, so there may be an Osbourne-Boone duet in the offing, I hope," Boone announced backstage at the American Music Awards Monday night (Jan. 13). As to which ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE To Release 'Best Of' Set

A brand new OZZY OSBOURNE compilation, titled "The Essential Ozzy Osbourne", is scheduled for release on Jan. 28 via Sony Music. A two-CD set, the collection reportedly features "digitally remastered" versions of the OZZY classics. There is no word yet if the compilation includes any songs from the "re-recorded" versions of OSBOURNE's early catalog that ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Records Vocals For New BLACK LABEL SOCIETY CD!

OZZY OSBOURNE has recorded a guest lead vocal appearance on the upcoming BLACK LABEL SOCIETY CD, "The Blessed Hellride", due in April via Spitfire Records. Osbourne was reportedly followed by MTV cameras and crew last Thursday (Jan. 9) as he came down to BLS's recording studio and laid down his vocals on a track entitled ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: 'I Have Complete And Utter Faith In My Wife'

OZZY OSBOURNE believes that there is nothing wrong with having his wife as his manager, telling Launch in a recent interview that "every married man's business adviser is his wife. Here's a typical thing: The other day, a truck got delivered to my house. I'm like, 'What's this all about?' My wife comes running in, ...

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THE USED Play Down The OSBOURNE Connection

If you've heard of THE USED, chances are it's because of MTV's "The Osbournes". Recent episodes of the show have featured Ozzy's daughter Kelly hanging with her new boyfriend, Bert McCracken, lead singer of THE USED. Despite the exposure, the band have tried to play their singer's new status down. "We try to not talk ...

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PURE RUBBISH Done 'Horrific Disservice' By VARIETY's KELLY OSBOURNE Article

Houston's PURE RUBBISH have issued the following statement via their management company, Singerman Entertainment (MOTÖRHEAD, ZEBRAHEAD, MISFITS, SLAVES ON DOPE): "Variety [the premier publication of the entertainment industry—ed.] has done a horrific disservice to our band, PURE RUBBISH. In their review of Kelly Osbourne's performance December 29th at the Roxy Theater [in West Hollywood, California], ...

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New York Post: Rattle Over OSBOURNE Necklace Raffle

The following item was published in today's edition of the New York Post: The uninvited guest who walked off with the $40,000 diamond necklace raffled off at the Osbournes' New Year's Eve event is being pressured to return it. Sharon Osbourne caused a stink when Renee Tab, an ICM agent, won the raffle at the ...

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NICKELBACK Finish Writing Material For New CD

NICKELBACK frontman Chad Kroeger has been spending time in a Vancouver recording studio, writing and tracking material for the group's upcoming CD. "The new NICKELBACK record is already written and we've recorded three songs, two of which we are pretty sure are all ready to be singles," Kroeger told MuchMusic.com. However, after the success of ...

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OZZY's Jewel Song (II)

The following item was published in today's edition of the New York Daily News: Will Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne ever get back the $15,000 worth of jewels they claim a young ICM agent absconded with at their New Year's Eve party? We told you on Monday how the rock couple had issued a press release ...

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ZAKK WYLDE To Appear On Chicago's Channel 19

OZZY OSBOURNE/BLACK LABEL SOCIETY guitarist Zakk Wylde and BLS drummer Craig Nunenmacher (ex-CROWBAR) will appear on the Chicago-area cable TV show "3 Guys Pickin" on Monday, Jan. 13 at 10:30 p.m. on cable channel 19. Zakk will perform "Spoke In the Wheel" and clips of the BLS show in Chicago last September will be shown. ...

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OZZY, SHARON OSBOURNE Renew Wedding Vows

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne renewed their wedding vows during a New Year's Eve party at the Beverly Hills Hotel that included hundreds of guests. The couple got married on July 4, 1982, but delayed their 20th anniversary celebration because of Sharon's battle with colon cancer. They announced their plans in November. Sharon wore a cream-colored ...

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BLACK SABBATH Drummer Issues New Year's Greetings

BLACK SABBATH drummer Bill Ward has issued the following New Year's Greeting via his official web site: "Just got back from South TX, very tired, celebrated Christmas with my two youngest children. Real nice Christmas, I made it into the relax and fun zone and gave frequently to the ringing bells outside each mall entrance. ...

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Son Of OZZY OSBOURNE Lands U.S. Record Deal

Louis Osbourne, Ozzy Osbourne's son from his first marriage, has signed a six mix-album deal with Strictly Rhythm Records in the U.S. The 26-year-old deep house/techno DJ from Birmingham, England is expected to release his first album for the label sometime next year. When recently asked what his Dad thinks about what he does for ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: 'People Think I'm Crazy For Liking CREED'

The following item was originally published in today's edition of the New York Post: He may be the king of metal, but Ozzy Osbourne prefers a quieter, gentler brand of music at home. "THE BEATLES are my favorite thing," Osbourne told mtv.com. "A lot of people think I'm crazy for liking CREED . . . ...

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CHRISTINA AGUILERA Gets Violent With KELLY OSBOURNE

The following item was originally published by World Entertainment News Network: Feisty singer Christina Aguilera decided to deal with Kelly Osbourne's constant taunts about her directly - by getting violent with the rock teen. 'Dirrty' star Aguilera, 22, has long been a victim of 18-year-old Kelly's criticism and she most notably referred to the raunchy ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: 'Merry [Bleeping] Christmas'

The Osbourne clan — Ozzy, Sharon, Kelly and Jack — sent out a Christmas card this year that features the heavy metal wildman and his family flipping the bird on the front, according to the New York Post. Open the card and Ozzy's voice yells: "Merry [bleeping] Christmas! Rock and roll!" Inside is the family ...

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JAKE E. LEE: More Music Posted Online

Another previously unreleased solo idea by former OZZY OSBOURNE/BADLANDS guitarist Jake E. Lee — dubbed "FlatTop" — has been posted online via his official fan site at this location. According to a message on the site, "this is a very raw Jake doodle that just happened when he was playing around with the ...

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NICKELBACK To Perform At AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS

NICKELBACK will perform their smash single, "How You Remind Me", at the American Music Awards, on Jan. 13, 2003 at 8 p.m. (EST)/7pm (CST). In addition to this being the band's first U.S. music awards performance, they are up for one nomination in the pop/rock category for "Best Band/Group/Duo". The show, which will be hosted ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE To Duet With KYLIE MINOGUE

Ozzy Osbourne is set to duet with Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue on an upcoming episode of "The Osbournes". The pop princess and rock wildman plan to sing "Especially For You" — which Kylie first sang with Jason Donovan in 1989. The appearance is the brainchild of Osbourne's daughter Kelly, who became friends with the ...

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