10 Famous Musicians Afflicted with Hearing Loss
: May 04, 2013
Even more so than vision, a musician’s hearing is considered essential to his songwriting for obvious reasons. Constructing even a basic melody can be an obstacle with hearing lo ...
Ozzy Osborne Recruits Slash for Host of 2011 Tour Dates
: October 19, 2010
Just in case the upcoming tour of Ozzy Osbourne's didn't seem crazy enough, there's an extra incentive now. Slash will be opening for Prince of Darkness on Osbourne's recently an ...
Ozzy Osbourne Maps Arena Dates to Close Out 2010
: September 08, 2010
Fresh from his headlining gig at the 2010 Ozzfest tour with fellow rockers Motley Crue last summer, former Black Sabbath front man Ozzy Osbourne will be spending this season tourin ...
ozzy osbourne Biography
The English songwriter-singer and occasional actor Ozzy Osbourne was born on December 3, 1948 in Aston, Birmingham in England. His career spans over 40 years in music and he has sold more than 100 million worldwide albums through December 2010.
Osbourne rose to fame as the lead vocalist of Black Sabbath, a pioneering heavy metal British band. The band's radically different, intentionally doom and dark sound spawned the music genre of heavy metal. Osbourne in his later career as a solo artist, achieved the status of multi-platinum along with the one he achieved as a member of Black Sabbath. Osbourne is known as Godfather of Heavy Metal. While with Black Sabbath, due to their music's dark style, Osbourne was dubbed Prince of Darkness. Ozzy Osbourne has more than fifteen tattoos, including the famous O-Z-Z-Y letters across his left hand's knuckles. He created the tattoo himself when he was a teenager using pencil lead and a sewing needle.
Osbourne's career expanded during the early 2000s into a new medium. He starred in The Osbournes, his reality show, along with his manager and wife Sharon and Jack and Kelly, two of the couple's three children.