ALBUM REVIEW: Ozzy Osbourne – Patient Number 9


At seventy-three years old, Ozzy Osbourne has virtually nothing left to accomplish and even less to prove. TV personality, singer/songwriter, occasional actor and co-founder of an entire genre of music, if there’s anyone in the world of hard rock and metal who deserves to put their feet up with a pair of comfy slippers and a hot cup of cocoa then it’s the lovable Brummie seemingly incapable of using a television remote control.

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Ozzy Osbourne Shares New Song “Nothing Feels Right” – ft. Zakk Wylde New Album Due Out This Week


Ozzy Osbourne has announced his next album, Patient Number 9, via Epic Records this week, September 9th, 2022. The album is the follow-up to his chart-topping global hit Ordinary Man (Epic Records). He just released a new single and a visualizer for the track “Nothing Feels Right” featuring a blazing solo by Zakk Wylde of Black Label Society! Stream the track now and watch the video at the link below.

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Black Sabbath’s Ozzy Osbourne and Tony Iommi Reunite to Close The Commonwealth Games in Their Hometown


Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne and guitarist Tony Iommi reunited today, August 8th, 2022, to close the Commonwealth Games in their hometown of Birmingham, England, where the band formed over 53 years ago. They performed a short version of their song “Iron Man” as well the full version of their songs “Paranoid,” both genre classics. The band was joined by Black Sabbath backing musicians Adam Wakeman, who played bass and keyboards, and drummer Tommy Clufetos. No word if Geezer Butler or Bill Ward were approached for the gig. This was Ozzy’s first live perfromance, other than television, since Ozzfest LA on New Year’s Eve in 2018. Last month to open the games, Iommi and acclaimed saxophonist Soweto Kinch led a “dream sequence” piece, titled “Hear My Voice”, based on the lead track from the 2020 film “Trial Of The Chicago Seven” at the event on July 28. After Tony and Soweto played an extended instrumental lead-in, they were joined by the City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and a 700-strong community choir.

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Ozzy Osbourne Shares New Song “Degradation Rules” – ft. Tony Iommi


Ozzy Osbourne previously announced his next album, Patient Number 9, via Epic Records on September 9th, 2022. The album is the follow-up to his chart-topping global hit Ordinary Man (Epic Records). The second single from the new album is “Degradation Rules” title track, featuring a guest appearance by Ozzy’s Black Sabbath bandmate Tony Iommi! Stream the track now!

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Ozzy Osbourne Shares New Song “Patient Number 9” – New Album Coming This Fall


Ozzy Osbourne has announced his next album, Patient Number 9, via Epic Records on September 9th, 2022. The album is the follow-up to his chart-topping global hit Ordinary Man (Epic Records). The LP’s title track, featuring a guest appearance by legendary guitarist Jeff Beck, can be streamed below. The music video for the track, directed by iconic artist and comic book creator Todd McFarlane (Spawn, Korn), premieres later today at 10 a.m. ET / 7:00 a.m. PT on Friday. Stream the track now and watch the video at the link below.

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Ozzy Osbourne Will Release a New Single – “Patient Number 9” This Week


Black Sabbath legend Ozzy Osbourne, who is home recovering from major surgery, will release a new solo single, “Patient Number 9′ this Friday, June 24th, 2022. Watch a teaser for the track right now! Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Black Sabbath – Technical Ecstasy Super Deluxe Box Set


Although 1976’s Technical Ecstasy (Vertigo/BMG) is unlikely to ever be viewed as a top tier release among most Black Sabbath fans, the fact that it exists at all goes to demonstrate the Birmingham foursome’s resilience and determination in those early days, if not the focus.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Black Sabbath – Sabotage Super Deluxe Edition


The last of a groundbreaking run of undisputed classics, Sabotage (Vertigo/BMG), often gets overlooked during debates about the studio legacy of legendary metal pioneers Black Sabbath. Considering the seismic impact of the band’s previous five releases, this isn’t entirely surprising but Sabotage has always deserved more time in those conversations.

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REVIEW: Black Sabbath – Heaven and Hell and Mob Rules


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.

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CLASSIC ALBUMS REVISITED: Black Sabbath – “Paranoid” Turns 50


 

With bands taking so much time between studio albums these days, it’s astonishing to believe that in the space of just three years, between 1970 and 1973, Brummie icons Black Sabbath released no less than five of the most important records in the annals of heavy metal.

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