“Welcome to Ozzy Osbourne International Airport.” It sounds like something out of a parody (or a nightmare, depending on who you are), but you might be hearing that exact sentence in the future if you touch down in Birmingham, England, where Ozzy and his Black Sabbath bandmates hail from and where they formed the legendary heavy metal group.
Rock stars are known for getting away with murder, but we’ve rounded up ten of the world’s biggest sonic heroes who’ve found a way of snatching life back from the claws of the Grim Reaper to rock another day.
Who’s the best hard rock band ever? It’s a subjective – and loaded – question. But according to a poll recently taken by BPI – the British Recording Industry’s trade group – Black Sabbath is the most important British hard rock band ever, followed by Iron Maiden.
Sharon Osbourne, Ozzy Osbourne’s wife/manager and co-host of CBS’s “The Talk,” revealed she had a double mastectomy after learning she carries a gene that increases the risk of developing breast cancer.
Don’t forget to speak in Ozzy’s incomprehensible stammer!
The current rumor involves quite the eclectic mix of genres: the already-confirmed Mariah Carey, rapper Nicki Minaj, country star Keith Urban, and Idol staple Randy Jackson. But what about the icons here? We’ve got a few ideas.
“He’s said that halfway through every tour he’s ever been on in his entire life, but as soon as he gets home he says, ‘When am I going on tour again?’ He was born to do it, he never wants to stop. And when he isn’t doing it, he can’t stand it.”
Huge Guitar Sculptures Honoring KISS, Ozzy Osbourne, The Doors, Jimi Hendrix And More Up For Auction
You can own a huge guitar sculpture like the one above with our model Paul McCartney, created in honor of Ozzy Osbourne, KISS, The Doors, Motley Crue, Jimi Hendrix & more. Ultimate Classic Rock reports […]
On this day in 1982 in Des Moines, Iowa, one unlucky bat met [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Ozzy Osbourne[/lastfm] for the first and last time.
[lastfm]Ozzy Osbourne[/lastfm] may have earned the nickname the Prince of Darkness, but during our recent interview, the 61-year-old heavy-metal icon and reformed drug abuser turned out to be quite friendly–a genuine ‘lovable rogue’ with a […]