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JACK OSBOURNE Mingles With Other Rock Star Offpsring

The following item comes to us courtesy of today's edition of the New York Post: Jack Osbourne seems to fraternize only with other rock star offspring. Ozzy's teenage son recently gawked at topless models sporting the ROLLING STONES' lingerie line with Keith Richards' daughters Theodora and Alexandra, Lizzy Jagger, Ron Wood's daughter Leah, Roy Orbison's ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE: Up Close & Way Too Personal

The following item appeared in today's edition of the New York Post: OZZY. As in, Osbourne. As though a load of humans are walking around with the name Ozzy, right? The whole family was being immortalized for Vanity Fair. For reasons semi-unclear, photographer Annie Leibovitz was positioning The Wizard of Ozzy in the loo. Surely ...

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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY Commence Work On New CD

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY are in the studio recording their new CD, tentatively titled "The Blessed Hellride", for a spring 2003 release through Spitfire Records. BLS guitarist/mainman Zakk Wylde is also said to be in discussions with OZZY OSBOURNE about a possible new OZZY record for 2003, according to www.zakkwylde.com, although nothing has yet been confirmed ...

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AUDIOSLAVE To Headline K-ROCK'S CLAUS-FEST 2002

AUDIOSLAVE, the new group featuring ex-SOUNDGARDEN frontman Chris Cornell and former RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE members Tim Commerford (bass), Brad Wilk (drums), and Tom Morello (guitar), will be headlining K-Rock's Claus-Fest 2002 at the Nassau Coliseum on Thursday, Dec. 12. Also set to appear at the event are KELLY & OZZY OSBOURNE, QUEENS OF THE ...

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THE OSBOURNES' '20/20' Appearance Draws Huge Ratings

The Osbournes' "20/20" chat with Barbara Walters, which aired last Wednesday, attracted 15.3 million viewers, the newsmagazine's highest rating in the young adult demo in more than two years, according to Hits Daily Double. As reported here yesterday, Sharon Osbourne has signed a deal with Telepictures Productions, a division of Warner Bros. Television, to host ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE To Host TV Talk Show!

Sharon Osbourne has made a deal to host a talk show, according to Variety. Osbourne and Telepictures Prods. — which also is developing a talker with actress/comedienne Ellen DeGeneres for next year — have agreed to prepare a single-issue show with a view towards a debut in syndication during the fall of 2003. The Los ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE On MTV Show: This Is Our Last Season

MTV's second season of "The Osbournes", due to begin Nov. 26, will be the series final season, Sharon Osbourne told ABC's Barbara Walters in an interview that will be broadcast on "20/20" Wednesday. "We can't do it anymore." Osbourne, who is fighting colon cancer, said the show has "changed us all so much." Her teenage ...

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COURTNEY LOVE: 75% Of KURT's Personal Documents Remain Private

The following item was originally published in today's edition of the New York Daily News: Smells like mean spirit. That's what Courtney Love thinks of critics of her decision to release the journals of her late husband, Kurt Cobain. In a wide-ranging exclusive interview, Love told us she'd protected Cobain's surviving friends and family by ...

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H.I.M.: 'Love Metal' Mixing Sessions Get Underway

H.I.M. frontman Ville Valo, bassist Migé (a.k.a. Michael Eros) and recording engineer Hiili Hiilesmaa spent a few days at the end of October at London's Sphere Studios mixing two tracks for the group's forthcoming album, tentatively titled "Love Metal", with producer Tim Palmer (OZZY OSBOURNE, U2, SEPULTURA). The same team will travel to Los Angeles ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE Announces One-Off Gig

Kelly Osbourne has announced a special one-off live performance at New York City's Irving Plaza on Tuesday, Nov. 26. Tickets for the show, which will coincide with the release of Kelly's debut solo album, "Shut Up!" , go on sale next Saturday at 1:00 p.m. Support at the gig, which will also feature a special ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Biopic On The Way

Ozzy Osbourne is close to signing a deal with a major studio for a biopic about his wild life and times, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Asked whether she could see her successful MTV series "The Osbournes" make the leap to the big screen, Ozzy's wife and manager, Sharon Osbourne, said, "I wouldn't want to ...

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'THE OSBOURNES' To Return On Nov. 26

MTV has confirmed that the second season of "The Osbournes" will premiere on Nov. 26, which is the same day that Kelly Osbourne's album, "Shut Up!", comes out. The second season is said to pick up just where the last one left off and will include Sharon Osbourne's bout with cancer, Kelly's career, the family's ...

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Former MEGADETH Guitarist Resurfaces In Flamenco-Inspired Band

Former MEGADETH guitarist Jeff Young recently collaborated with Brazilian artist Badi Assad (sister of the famed Assad Brothers) on a full-length CD entitled "Nowhere", now available via Badi's own WaterSongs Music label. Young, who had previously contributed to Assad's 1998 release, "Chameleon", reportedly draws from a more diverse list of influences for his latest venture, ...

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H.I.M.: New Studio Photos Posted Online

Finland's H.I.M. has posted several shots taken during its recent sessions at Finnvox studios in Helsinki via the group's official web site at this location. H.I.M. is currently recording its fourth full-length album, tentatively titled "Love Metal", with engineer Hiili Hiilesmaa, who produced the band's "Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666" debut. According to ...

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SHARON OSBOURNE To Employees: Sign, Or Else

The following item comes to us courtesy of today's edition of the New York Post: Everyone working on Sharon Osbourne's birthday party on New Year's Eve at the Beverly Hills Hotel — where Sharon and Ozzy will also celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary by renewing their vows — has been forced to sign a confidentiality ...

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KELLY OSBOURNE Embarks On First Celebrity Feud

The following news item comes to us courtesy of the New York Daily News: Like father, like daughter. Now that MTV's "The Osbournes" has made her a star, Kelly Osbourne is embarking on her first celebrity feud. Visiting Sydney, Australia, recently, Ozzy's little girl shocked reporters by using the C-word to describe Aussie pop star ...

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'THE OSBOURNES' To Return In November?

"The Osbournes", the hit MTV show about Ozzy Osbourne and his family, could return to MTV with its second season as early as November. MTV President Brian Graden says "all systems are go" for the show, which is expected to feature Sharon Osbourne's battle against cancer as she undergoes chemotherapy sessions. However, the network may ...

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