In his latest ‘At Home With’ conversation on Apple Music, Zane Lowe is joined by Rob Zombie who discusses riding out quarantine from a farm in Connecticut, becoming friends with his heroes, being “the world’s biggest cult artist”, Alice Cooper as a mentor, why he stopped collecting posters, and discovering music from filmmaking. He also recalls the first time he met Ozzy Osbourne, how White Zombie was widely hated by most bigger bands and their fans when they started and much more!
While Black Sabbath fans tend to agree on most things, the argument over singers Ozzy Osbourne and Ronnie James Dio still rages on. Just who was the better frontman? Most will obviously side with the former but there are still those who insist Dio will always be number one. Ozzy was responsible for six of the finest albums in the annals of heavy metal but Dio rescued that same band (at least temporarily) from total collapse with two hugely important albums of his own.
Miley Cyrus has shared her studio version of Metallica’s song “Nothing Else Matters” and she had some famous people to help her do it. Sir Elton John, Chad Smith of Red Hot Chili Peppers, and produce the same team of collaborators Ozzy Osbourne had on Ordinary Man, helped her cut the track. Check it out now!
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Cover songs can be tricky. A balancing act that often results in calamity. Lean too far one way and be accused of musical blasphemy; keep things too safe and be reliably informed you shouldn’t have bothered in the first place. So with that in mind, surely an album consisting entirely of cover versions is just asking for trouble, isn’t it?Continue reading
Rising Metal force Arrival of Autumn has shared a new digital single for their cover of Ozzy Osbourne’s Heavy metal classic “Bark At The Moon”! The song and the album of the same name came out on this day (November 15th) in 1983 and was Ozzy’s smash hit second solo album. You can stream and purchase at the links below and watch the visualizer for the trakcn now!
Ozzy Osbourne has rescheduled previously postponed dates for the European leg of his “No More Tours 2”. Judas Priest will again be the opening act for all of the dates, except for one new date in Hungary, at the Budapest Arena. Fans should hold on to their tickets as they remain valid for all rescheduled tour dates, and refunds must be sought at the point of purchase. Ozzy himself sent a message of thanks to his loyal fans:
As reported by Blabbermouth.net, Sharon Osbourne has given a new interview to the U.K.’s Planet Rock website and says that Ozzy Osbourne’s previously canceled U.K. tour will now take place in 2022. Sharon was asked about what touring post-pandemic touring will look like for major bandsContinue reading
In an interview with Radio.com and reported by Blabbermnouth.net, Ozzy Osbourne reports that he has begun work on a new album with producer Andre w Watt. Watt wrote and produced Ozzy’s last album Ordinary Man (Epic Records) which was released earlier in 2020 and topped the Billboard charts worldwide.
Opeth frontman Mikaël Åkerfeldt, paid tribute to legendary Heavy Metal drummer Lee Kerslake, who died this past weekend at age 73. In a post on social media, Akerfelt talked lovingly about Lee, less so for his work in Ozzy Osbourne’s Blizzard of Ozz band, but specifically for his work in Uriah Heap’s classic 1970s era, from which the Opeth leader draws considerable influence. The Opeth leader worships the band, as told to Ghost Cult in our 2019 interview. Read Mikael’s thoughts on Lee below.