Articles tagged ozzy osbourne

Counterbalance No. 135: Black Sabbath’s ‘Paranoid’

Day of judgement, God is calling. On their knees the war pig's crawling, begging mercy for their sins. Satan laughing spreads his wings, probably listening to the 135th most acclaimed album of all time. Oh lord yeah!

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Wherever He May Roam: Mick Wall Enters Night With a New Rock Bio

Besides writing the harrowing and hilarious drug memoir of his rock life, Paranoid, critic Mick Wall has written biographies on Iron Maiden, Axl Rose, as well as the definitive 2009 Led Zeppelin biography. He talks with PopMatters about his latest book, Enter Night.

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Super Bowl 2011’s Best Commercials

The Super Bowl isn’t just the biggest night of the year for football fans, it’s also TV advertising’s main event.

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Black Sabbath 1968 - 1979: A Lyrical Reassessment

Black Sabbath, during Ozzy's original tenure, had at least as much in common with the 1960s counter-culture that preceded them as they did with the waves of metal bands that followed them in the 1980s and beyond.

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12 Apr 2010 // 10:00 PM

Slash: Slash

The Guns ‘N Roses/Velvet Revolver guitar-slinger gathers some of the most recognizable voices in popular music for his brand new solo album and... er, it doesn’t work out.

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2 Dec 2009 // 2:00 PM

Paint It Black (Sabbath)

A case could be made that Sabbath is by far the most misunderstood and underrated band. Ever. (Indeed, I've already made that case. Now I'm going to make it again.)

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What’s the word on Fox’s new ‘Osbournes: Reloaded’? Don’t ask Ozzy

LOS ANGELES - Interviewing Ozzy Osbourne is not the easiest task on the planet. If he hears the question - and more often than not

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24 Jan 2008 // 10:00 PM

Ozzy Osbourne  + Rob Zombie

There is no metal veteran closer to a musical shaman than Ozzy.

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29 Oct 2007 // 3:53 AM

MINNEAPOLIS—You’ll have to forgive the (parentheses) that appear in this article. Ozzy Osbourne was funny, enthusiastic and even uncannily polite talking by phone

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31 May 2007 // 11:00 PM

Ozzy Osbourne: Black Rain

The Ozzman cometh once again. This time, he's a harbinger of doom, speaking of more earthly versions of evil than a mere Aleister Crowley-brand of hoodoo.

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Black Sabbath: The Dio Years

Ronnie James Dio's tenure in Black Sabbath was brief, but it resulted in some of the greatest songs in heavy metal history.

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	Ozzy Osbourne: Prince of Darkness

The good, the bad, the ugly, and the truly questionable from the Prince of Darkness and Metal's reigning Court Jester.

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	Ozzy Osbourne: The Essential Ozzy Osbourne

Doddering patriarch of MTVDove-head biterThe paradigm for “Behind the Music”The devilish leader of the SabbathDrunken hair-metal begetterAll of the above “All of the above”

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	Ozzy Osbourne: Blizzard of Ozz / Diary of a Madman

The Osbournes’ greed finally goes overboard, and it’s the fans who are forced to suffer, as is always the case. It’s a great

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29 May 2002 // 11:00 PM

	Ozzy Osbourne: No More Tears

Nowadays, it seems like everybody loves Ozzy. Witness his three-decade string of platinum albums, his sold-out annual tours, and his starring role in the most

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28 May 2002 // 11:00 PM

	Ozzy Osbourne: Tribute

A long time ago, I managed to obtain an umpteenth-generation copy of a live recording of an Ozzy Osbourne concert called Bats Head Soup. A

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

The Osbournes

'The Osbournes' is one big joke about normalcy, a parody of sitcoms and reality shows alike. By now, Ozzy Osbourne is, of course, something of a self-parody.

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A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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