May 19, 2004 |
British heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath will reunite for the first time since 2001 for Ozzfest, which begins July 10 in Hartford, Conn., a spokeswoman for the annual road show said Tuesday. Ozzfest co-founder and headliner Ozzy Osbourne will revisit such hard-rocking classics as "War Pigs" and "Paranoid" along with guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist Terry "Geezer" Butler. But original drummer Bill Ward will be replaced by Mike Bordin, who backs Osbourne on his solo gigs. From Reuters
February 20, 2004 |
Heavy metal rocker Ozzy Osbourne said Thursday that he feared he might not be able to perform again after an accident on an all-terrain vehicle late last year that left him in a coma for eight days. "In my left shoulder I have a piece of metal approximately that long, that deep and screws in," Osbourne said on ABC's "Primetime" television show, which was to be broadcast Thursday evening. "And I'm really frightened that I won't be able to perform again 'cause that's the love of my life."
October 9, 2007 |
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are doing some housecleaning. The 58-year-old rocker and his wife are selling art, furniture and collectibles from their homes in Malibu, Beverly Hills and England. The Nov. 30 auction will also feature items from their MTV reality show, "The Osbournes," including son Jack Osbourne's black leather bed and a cast-iron crucifix that adorned Ozzy's den in various episodes. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Sharon Osbourne Colon Cancer Foundation.
March 30, 1992 |
Two people required medical treatment after heavy metal singer Ozzy Osbourne invited fans to join him onstage at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheater, triggering a stampede. Two concert-goers sought emergency medical treatment for minor lacerations, said an administrator at Irvine Medical Center. About 500 people surged toward the stage Saturday night, many ending up in the orchestra pit, said Alex Stojsic, a 20-year-old student who attended the performance.
November 24, 2004 |
Heavy metal rocker turned reality TV star Ozzy Osbourne and his wife, Sharon, spoke Tuesday of their distress after a burglar stole valuable jewelry from their English country mansion. The thief, who was unsuccessfully tackled by Ozzy as he raided the house early Monday morning, made off with items including wedding rings, gem-encrusted watches, necklaces and a rare 24-carat sapphire, the couple and police said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 13, 1988
The state Court of Appeal upheld the dismissal of a civil lawsuit that claimed singer Ozzy Osbourne's recording of "Suicide Solution" drove a teen-ager to commit suicide. The parents of 19-year-old John McCollum, who shot himself to death Oct. 26, 1984, had sued Osbourne and CBS Records. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge John L.