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TOMMY LEE To BLABBERMOUTH.NET Bashers: 'Move The Fuck On!'

Former MÖTLEY CRÜE drummer Tommy Lee has lashed out at the "retarded people" at BLABBERMOUTH.NET who have posted scathingly unflattering messages about his recently announced collaboration with BACKSTREET BOYS singer Nick Carter. Responding directly to the overwhelmingly negative comments on this site accompanying the June 27 article announcing Lee's alliance with Carter, Tommy ...

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SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA Sponsoring OZZFEST 2003

Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. announced Wednesday (June 25) its sponsorship of the eighth annual Ozzfest 2003 tour. As sponsor for the third year in a row, Sony Computer Entertainment America will give consumers the opportunity to play the hottest new PlayStation(R)2 software titles at the show, the chance to win tickets to see Ozzfest ...

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OZZFEST 2003 Kick-Off: The First Report

Hector Saldana of San Antonio Express-News has filed an early-afternoon report from the inaugural date of Ozzfest 2003, which kicked off this morning at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Selma, Texas. "By noon, nearly 7,000 fans had arrived, said a Verizon spokesperson," he writes. "But thousands had been there since the gates opened at 9 a.m. ...

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JÄGERMEISTER Sponsors OZZFEST For The Fourth Consecutive Year

Continuing what has become one of the best pairings in hard rock history, Jägermeister Liqueur will once again sponsor Ozzfest, the most successful summer fest of all time! The hard-rocking liqueur has been sponsoring up-and-coming bands for the past eight years, and this year's Ozzfest is full of Jägermeister bands who have made a name ...

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SILVER: Third Album Due In September

SILVER, the all-star project featuring vocalist Gary Barden (ex-MSG), guitarist Bernie Torme (ex-OZZY OSBOURNE, GILLAN, DESPERADO), keyboardist Don Airey (DEEP PURPLE, ex-MSG, TEN), bassist Bob Daisley (ex-OZZY OSBOURNE) and drummer Bertram Engel, will issue their third album, entitled "Intruder", in late September through Point Music Records. In related news, Bob Daisley and fellow ex-OZZY OSBOURNE ...

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OZZFEST 2003: San Antonio Set Times Announced

The official set times have been released for the inaugural stop of Ozzfest 2003 in San Antonio, Texas. They are as follows: Saturday, June 28 – San Antonio, TX @ Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre Second Stage: 09:30 a.m. GRADE 8 09:55 a.m. DEPSWA 10:20 a.m. REVOLUTION SMILE 10:45 a.m. MOTOGRATER 11:10 a.m. MEMENTO 11:35 a.m. HOTWIRE ...

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TONY MARTIN Talks About Singing Classic WHITESNAKE Songs With M3

Former BLACK SABBATH singer Tony Martin, who is currently fronting M3, the new "classic WHITESNAKE" tribute group featuring Bernie Marsden (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Micky Moody (guitar, ex-WHITESNAKE), Neil Murray (ex-WHITESNAKE, BLACK SABBATH), Jimmy Copley (drums, ex-PAUL RODGERS, GILLAN, BECK), and Mark Stanway (keyboards, ex-MAGNUM), recently spoke about what it's like stepping into David Coverdale's shoes after ...

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OSBOURNES Wax Away

The Osbourne family — Ozzy, Sharon, Jack and Kelly — are to appear in London's Madame Tussaud's Museum, according to the Irish Examiner. But like everything else with that unusual family, there is a twist. The Osbourne wax dummies will speak, exactly like their real life counterparts, so expect a lot of bleeped out words. ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE Bottled Off Stage At London Gig

Kelly Osbourne received an unexpected, and unwanted, welcome at the Dome in London last weekend, according to TheWharf. Furious Kelly stormed off stage before the end of her set after the crowd threw plastic bottles and other missiles at her at the Snickers Game On party on Sunday, June 22. A new-look Kelly, with bleached ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE To Sue Groupie Over Love-Child Claims

Bill Zwecker of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that Ozzy Osbourne is planning to sue Sheron Lutz, who claims her 6-year-old son (whom she calls "Ozzy Jr.") is the son of the former BLACK SABBATH singer. Lutz says the child was born after she had a 1996 fling with Osbourne and points to the boy's speech ...

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DEEP PURPLE/URIAH HEEP Supergroup Has Yet To Begin Recording

The new supergroup featuring members of URIAH HEEP, DEEP PURPLE and OZZY OSBOURNE's former bass player Bob Daisley has yet to do any recording, despite previous reports to the contrary, according to Undercover News. COLD CHISEL singer Jimmy Barnes, fresh from finishing up the COLD CHISEL "Ringside" shows, is expected to make his way to ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Says He's Not The Father Of Child

A woman is claiming that Ozzy Osbourne fathered her child six years ago, but the BLACK SABBATH singer said he has proof the child is not his, according to the Associated Press. Osbourne told People magazine that he had a vasectomy 17 years ago. "The most precious thing I have in my life is my ...

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A DEEP PURPLE/URIAH HEEP Collaboration?

According to URIAH HEEP guitarist Mick Box, a new CD is currently being recorded in Florida by the following lineup of musicians: Lee Kerslake (URIAH HEEP, OZZY OSBOURNE) – drums Bob Daisley (OZZY OSBOURNE) – bass Jimmy Barnes (COLD CHISEL) - vocals Jon Lord (DEEP PURPLE) – keyboards Steve Morse (DEEP PURPLE) – guitars No ...

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QUIET RIOT: Live DVD Package To Include Audio CD

The brand-new QUIET RIOT DVD, titled "Quiet Riot Live In The 21st Century - 20 Years of Metal Health", is scheduled for release on July 1. The two-disc set is the first-ever live DVD recording of the band and will include an audio CD of the live performance. Some of the features will include: - ...

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OSBOURNES Land At No. 12 On FORBES List of Most Powerful Celebrities

The Osbourne family, with Birmingham-born BLACK SABBATH frontman Ozzy Osbourne at its head, came in 12th place on the 2003 Forbes annual list of the world's most rich and famous. The family reportedly earned $28.8 million last year, primarily through the continued success of their "reality TV" show "The Osbournes", which is experiencing a significant ...

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OZZY Invites PRINCE WILLIAM To Move In With The OSBOURNES

OZZY OSBOURNE has extended an invitation to Prince William to stay at the Osbourne house in Beverly Hills when he comes to visit the U.S. Speaking to ITV1's "Tonight With Trevor McDonald" in a special airing in Britain Thursday night (June 19), Ozzy sent a direct message to the prince, saying, "I've been told that ...

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Edmonton Sun: Beyond The Bluster, OZZY's A Nice Guy

Kerry Diotte of the Edmonton Sun reports that a pair of local salon employees got up close and personal with Ozzy Osbourne. And one of the two women says Ozzy's not really like the ill-tempered, foul-mouthed man he comes across as on his reality TV show "The Osbournes". Nor did he seem like the scary ...

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You Can Be OZZY's Neighbor

World Entertainment News Network reports that the house next door to the Osbournes' Beverly Hills spread has been put up for sale — prompting speculation that living next door to Ozzy Osbourne and his family isn't ideal. The six-bedroom mansion, which is on the market for $9 million, is owned by the family who were ...

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ALICE COOPER, OZZY OSBOURNE: Servants Of The Devil?

Way of Life Literature, a 29-year-old Fundamental Baptist preaching and publishing ministry, has issued a challenge to ALICE COOPER and his rock and roll Christianity. Check it out here. Meanwhile, Dial-The-Truth Ministries — a self-proclaimed Christian resource ministry whose sole purpose is presenting the truth and exposing error with the light of the ...

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GHOSTRIDE To Make Live Debut In Sacramento

GHOSTRIDE, the new Sacramento-based band featuring former WILL HAVEN members Jeff Irwin (guitars), Mike Martin (bass) and Mitch Wheeler (drums), along with ODDMAN guitarist Cayle Hunter and TINFED singer Rey Osbourne, have posted a song, titled "So Intense So Italian", via their official web site at this location. The track comes off the ...

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Despite SARS, OZZY Plays Toronto — But Stays In Ottawa

Ozzy Osbourne demonstrated solidarity with SARS-plagued Toronto by playing a show there on Wednesday (June 11), according to CFOX. But he also hedged his bets by staying up the road in the Canadian capital of Ottawa. Osbourne told The Toronto Sun, "I'd be a liar if I said I'm not afraid of SARS, but what ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE's Talk Show Already a Target

Sharon Osbourne's new talk show, produced by Telepictures Productions, doesn't arrive until September, but it's already getting a bad buzz in the business, according to FOXNews.com. Osbourne's executive producer, Mary Duffy, has apparently not made a lot of friends in the business despite, or because of, long stints with other shows such as Montel Williams'. ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE's Fowl Day At Whole Foods

Globe magazine reports Ozzy Osbourne was in a bad mood after leaving the Whole Foods Market in Beverly Hills recently, where he tried to order a whole chicken at the counter, only to be asked what kind. The clerk wondered if he wanted the organic, free range, or hormone free variety. Confused Ozzy didn't know ...

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