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Ozzy Osbourne’s “Ordinary Man” Album Lands on Billboard’s “Top 50 Albums of 2020 So Far” List

Even though pop culture and most of the music industry doesn’t care about rock or metal, mainstream critics sometimes surprise you. Ozzy Osbourne’s comeback album, Ordinary Man, (Epic Records, review here:) has been named to Billboard Magazine’s Top 50 Albums of 2020 So Far list from their staff. Extra special in that accolade is that Ozzy has one of only two Rock albums in the list of mainly Pop, Rap, and Dance music albums; the other being by The Strokes. Ordinary Man was produced and written by Andrew Watt, with other writers and performers such as Chad Smith of The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Duff McKagan of Guns N Roses on bass, with Sir Elton John on vocals and piano, Slash on lead guitar, Tom Morello (RATM) on guitar and Post Malone! 

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Ozzy Osbourne Will Likely Retire in the Next Five to Ten Years

Ozzy Osbourne At Ozzfest Meets Knotfest, by Stephanie Cabral (with permission MSOPR)

 

Jack Osbourne, son of Ozzy Osbourne’s spoke to Collider about the upcoming biography The Nine Lives Of Ozzy Osbourne documentary, which will premiere this summer. The film, which A&E produced as part of its Biography series, celebrates Ozzy’s life and features interviews with Sharon Osbourne, Rick Rubin, Ice-T, Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie, Jonathan Davis, and Post Malone. Ozzy, Sharon and Jack executive produced the picture, which former “Osbournes” producer R. Greg Johnston directed. Continue reading

Watch Post Malone Cover Nirvana with Travis Barker of Blink-182

As reported previously, Post Malone held a livestream concert last night for charity via his YouTube channel. He performed Nirvana “hits and fan favorites” while raising money for the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund. Among the musicians backing Post during the performance is Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker. Throughout the show, Google will match all donations at up to $5 million, with all proceeds going to the UN Foundation. Not only did Posty have Kurt Cobain widow and co-estate executor Courtney Love’s blessing, Nirvana member Krist Novoselic watched the stream and tweeted his support and delight at the covers. Watch now! Continue reading

Post-Malone is Planning a Nirvana Tribute Concert via Livestream This Weekend

Dallas, Texas artist Post Malone will host an exclusive livestream on his official YouTube channel tomorrow, Friday, April 24 at 3 PM PT/6 p.m. EST. broadcasting live from his home, he’s gearing up to perform a set of Nirvana hits and fan favorites. Posty played in metal and punk bands, loves underground metal and metalcore, and recently recorded and performed with Ozzy Osbourne for each of their recent albums. Post Malone is a die-hard Nirvana fan, who has previously covered “All Apologies” in concert. Friday’s livestream event will raise funds for the United Nations Foundation’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization (WHO) in support of COVID-19 relief efforts. Fans will be able to make donations to the UN Foundation in real-time during the livestream event by using the “DONATE” button on the top right-hand side of the screen Watch the teaser below. Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Ozzy Osbourne – Ordinary Man

If there’s one name in the annals of rock history known to absolutely everyone, it’s Ozzy Osbourne. It doesn’t matter if you know him from his time with Black Sabbath, his solo career, his reality TV series, his wife, the bat story, or any of the other utterly insane stories which usually start with the excessive consumption of alcohol, or use of illegal substances. The fact is you know the name, you know the face, and you know the legend. Continue reading

Ozzy Osbourne Hosts Record Release Events for “Ordinary Man”, New Album Out Now

Ozzy Osbourne has released his new album, and his best in some time, “Ordinary Man” today via epic records, available at all streaming DSPs and via merch bundles. Yesterday Ozzy made history by the largest global tattoo sale and album listening event ever across 50 cities worldwide on Thursday, February 20. Fans heard the record before anyone and were the first to choose from a collection of exclusive Ozzy-inspired tattoo designs. Today, Ozzy returns to the world-famous Amoeba Records (where he last hosted an in-store in June 2010) in Hollywood, California at 5:00 p.m. To attend, purchase “Ordinary Man” (available on CD, LP or picture disc) in-store at Amoeba Hollywood on February 21. Additionally, Ozzy today unveils the Golden Ticket Sweepstakes with the release with up to 300 different prizes for fans. In the U.S. only, all physical copies of the album (CD, vinyl, cassette, and pre-saves) are bundled with a unique code. Beginning today, fans may enter their codes at ordinarymansweepstakes.com to redeem for once-in-a-lifetime Ozzy prizes. The prizes range from a trip for two to Los Angeles to have dinner with Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, a signed guitar, a “Blizzard Of Ozz” platinum plaque, “See You On The Other Side” box set, and more. Continue reading

Listen to a New Ozzy Osbourne Song – “It’s A Raid”, ft Post Malone

Ozzy Osbourne has shared a brand new song, ‘It’s a Raid’ from his new album Ordinary Man, out tomorrow. The track features pop star Post Malone, the second collaboration he has done with the Prince of Darkness. The song is also the second-to-last song on the LP, with ‘Take What You Want’ following suit. Purchase and stream the track now! Continue reading

Listen to Ozzy Osbourne Team with Elton John and Slash on “Ordinary Man”, More Album Details Revealed

After yesterday’s news that Chad Smith of The Red Hot Chili Peppers spilled the tea on the new Ozzy Osbourne album we have now have the title track ‘Ordinary Man’ which includes producer Andrew Watt, Smith on drums, Duff McKagan on bass, with Sir Elton John on vocals and piano and vocals and Slash on lead guitar! It’s a damn good song too! The eleven-track album (full track listing TBA) is due on February 21st via Ozzy’s longtime label Epic Records. The new album also includes as yet unrevealed contributions from Post Malone and Tom Morello! Pre-order the album and get the new track right now! Get your hankies ready and listen to ‘Ordinary Man’ right now! Continue reading

Watch Ozzy Osbourne Perform with Post Malone and Travis Scott at the American Music Awards

Ozzy Osbourne At Ozzfest Meets Knotfest, by Stephanie Cabral (with permission MSOPR)

Post Malone performed at the American Music Awards last night (11/24/2019) with guests Ozzy Osbourne and Travis Scott to play Posty’s hit song ‘Take What You Want’. Ozzy appeared in a blaze of hellfire getting off a stoney throne to sing. The 2019 American Music Awards, hosted by Ciara, are airing live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on ABC. Continue reading