As we reported earlier, Ozzy plans on co-headlining the 2006 Ozzfest Tour with System of a Down. This boils down to Ozzy will only appear at selected shows. Those shows have been announced as the following:
06/29 – Auburn, WA – White River Amphitheater
07/01 – San Francisco, CA – Shoreline Amphitheater
07/08 – San Bernardino, CA – Hyundai Pavilion
07/16 – Chicago, IL – First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
07/22 – East Troy, WI – Alpine Valley Music Theatre
07/29 – New York, NY – Randalls Island
08/01 – Boston, MA – Tweeter Center for the Performing Arts
08/04 – Camden, NJ – Tweeter Center at the Waterfront
08/06 – Bristow, VA – Nissan Pavillion
For the record, that last show is two miles from my home. I cant wait to see it!
We have the Ozzfest 2006 Lineup!!!!!!
Ozzy Osbourne – Headliner – Select Dates Only
System of the Down – Co-headliner/Headliner
A Band Yet To Be Announced
Black Label Society – 2nd Stage Headliner
Second Stage (Rotating Slots)
Walls of Jericho
The Red Chord
A Life Once Lost
Strapping Young Lad
All That Remains
Full Blown Chaos
Between The Buried and Me
Jesse Hayes of the Cleveland radio station WMMS 100.7 FM announced on Tuesday, January 31 during his daily “Buzzard Rock Report” segment that BODY COUNT â€” the heavy metal band fronted by rapper/actor Ice T â€” will be performing at this years Ozzfest.
Further down in this article, it states Disturbed has also been confirmed. This is not accurate accourding to this article:
KNAC.COM: Word on the Internet is that DISTURBED has been confirmed for Ozzfest â€” is this true?
Draiman: “We can neither confirm nor deny such information.”
Body Count Article
MTV.com is reporting the following:
Its been rumored for months that this summers Ozzfest would be its namesakes last â€” and on Friday, Ozzy Osbourne announced that he is retiring as the headliner of the annual heavy metal festival. However, the singer is expected to finish this summers tour and plans to make occasional appearances at future Ozzfests.
“After 10 years, the Ozzfests name and reputation have been established,” he said in a statement. “Its time for me to move on and do other things.” His publicist noted in a statement, “Ozzfest will carry on in 2006, however Ozzy will limit his performances to only a few, select cities.”
Blabbermouth reports: BLACK SABATH and BLACK LABEL SOCIETY will be teaming up for a bunch of post-Ozzfest U.S. dates in the fall, BLS mainman Zakk Wylde revealed during an interview with Eddie Trunk of VH1 Classic.
BLACK SABATH and BLACK LABEL SOCIETY will both be performing on the main stage at this years Ozzfest.
Blabbermouth reports: Despite previous reports to the contrary, OZZY OSBOURNEs upcoming box set will be called “Bible of Ozz” and not “The Prince of Darkness”, a spokesperson at Sharon Osbourne Management has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET.
The 52-song set, due on February 8, chronicles Ozzys career via his biggest hits and most memorable collaborations, while including a separate disc with 10 newly recorded versions of his favorite songs by other artists. This means that Ozzy fans can hear the madmans very own renditions of classics by the ROLLING STONES, MOUNTAIN, MOTT THE HOOPLE, KING CRIMSON, and others. [see full story for more]
Full Story – http://www.roadrun.com/blabbermouth.net/news.aspx?mode=Article&newsitemID=29063
Digital Noise reports: Sharon Osbourne once beat up a Japanese groupie who climbed into bed with her and husband Ozzy.
The X Factor judge was furious when the woman snuck into Ozzys hotel room in the hope of sleeping with him – so she took physical action.
She recalled: “Once a Japanese fan came to Ozzys room and climbed into bed with him, not realising I was in there, too. I beat the shit out of her. She wasnt expecting that.
I was like, Wrong room, baby!”
Sharon insists she trusts Ozzy never to cheat on her – but she admits her threatening behaviour helps keep him faithful. [see full story for more]
Full Story – http://digital-noise.net/
Sky News reports: One of the Osbournes cleaners is in police custody accused of stealing Kelly Osbournes underwear and other items from their Beverly Hills mansion.
Accused housekeeper Juana Zavala, 52, claims Sharon Osbourne assaulted her after learning of the alleged thefts by pulling out clumps of her hair. [see full story for more]
Full Story – http://www.sky.com/showbiz/picture_gallery/0,,50004-1153694,00.html
Mirror.co.uk reports: OZZY and Sharon Osbourne have launched a fierce attack on her fellow X Factor presenter Simon Cowell.
Sharon, who has accused Cowell of rigging the result of the hit ITV talent show, said: “Ozzy warned me at the beginning Youre not going to win.
“Even if I had The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix, I still wouldnt f*****g win.”
Furious Ozzy, 55, said: Ill break his f*****g nose.
The row has been simmering since Cowell branded the Osbournes daughter Kelly “ugly and talentless”.
It boiled over after Sharon became convinced that she had been “stitched up” by Cowell on the X Factor. [see full story for more]
Full Story – here.
Kelly has signed up for an one hour pilot on ABC for a show called Doing It.
MTV.com has the full scoop: http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1484640/20040128/osbourne_kelly.jhtml.
I am sure you have heard by now that Ozzy was severely hurt in a 4-wheeler accident in the UK. We at Gamers Radio are big fans and just wanted to wish Ozzy a quick and speedy recovery.
CNN.com has an article about Ozzy canceling his european tour due to a tremor.
The good news is the tremor is controllable with medication.
The bad news is the medication causes Ozzy to have a very dry mouth, affecting his ability to sing.
Oh the jokes I can think of concerning dry mouth. Ill just let you make up your own.
Our boy Jack is rumored to be a new movie with none other than the Olsen twins. In the new movie, Jack will play the manager of a band featuring a 17 year old punk rebel named Roxy. Roxy will be played by Mary-Kate Olsen. (Is she the pretty one?)
Ashley will play her twin sister, an intellectual who wants to attend college.
All I can say is….. Jack, Hes a ladies man….