The Life of Ozzy Osbourne

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  • Born

    Born
    John Michael Osbourn, better know as Ozzy Osbourne,was born in the city of Birmigham, England, on December 3 of 1948. Son of John Thomas Osbourn, a industrial toolmaker of GEC, and Lillian Osbourne, she worked at "Lucas Factory".Ozzy is the fourth of six brothers, 2 boys, Paul and Tony, and 3 girls, Jean, Iris and Gillian.
  • The Osbourne House

    The Osbourne House
    The house, where the family Osbourne lived was a 2 bedroom home located in 14 Lodge Road, in Aston. The house have no indoor plumbing and no indoor bathroom.
  • Infancy

    Infancy
    Ozzy was a child brat. He had a "second mom" that supported him, her name is, Margaret Edwards. She lived on the house opposite the Osbourne's house.Ozzy played with our daughter, Lynni.
  • The Naughty Boy

    The Naughty Boy
    On the birthday of Linny, all the guests presented her with chocolates, and Ozzy ate all the chocolates after. Margaret Edwards, said about it : " I found him locked in the outside toilet and could hear him groaning. When he opened the door, he had chocolate all round his mouth and he'd eaten all the Maltesers, but he looked at me with his big eyes and chocolate all over him and said 'I didn't eat them''
  • The "Ozzy" nickname

    John received the nickname "Ozzy" in the school, it is a abbreviation of your surname.
  • The works of Ozzy

    Ozzy left the school to 15 years old for working, he worked in divers works, such as: plumb, in a slaughterhouse and in an industry,
  • Theft, prison and tattoos

    Theft, prison and tattoos
    Due to monetary problems, ozzy began to stealing.Ozzy was jailed for six weeks. Was in the jail that he made the tattoos in your body, such as the O-Z-Z-Y in your fingers, the smiles in your knees, and others.
  • Ozzy and Thelma

    Ozzy and Thelma
    Osbourne was first married to Thelma Riley and adopted her son, Elliot Kingsley; together they had Jessica Starshine Osbourne Hobbs and Louis John Osbourne.
  • The Rare Breed Band

    The Rare Breed Band
    Ozzy and your friend, Geezer Butler, formed the band Rare Breed, with Ozzy in the vocals and Geezer in the guitar.
  • Polka Tulk Blues Band

    Polka Tulk Blues Band
    Ozzy and your friend Geezer joined Tony Iommi, Bill Ward, of other local band, Mithology, Jimmy Philips and Alan Clarke. Ozzy and your friend Geezer joined Tony Iommi, Bill Ward, of other local band, Mithology, Jimmy Philips and Alan Clarke. The band called Polka Tulk Blues Band, later, Polka Tulk. In the guitars, Tony Iommi, bass, Geezer Butler, drums, Bill Ward, slide guitar, Jimmy Philips, sax, Alan Clark and vocals, Ozzy Osbourne. They were a band of 12-bar blues, and Jazz.
  • The Earth Band

    The Earth Band
    Jimmy and Alan left the band, so they changed name for Earth.
  • The Black Sabbath

    The Black Sabbath
    The Earth band was not getting recognition, so Geezer one day, after have seen a terror movie, gave the ideia to change the image and thematic of band for something more dark, leaving aside the ideia of "peace and love" of hippies.
  • Black Sabbath, the first album

    Black Sabbath, the first album
    On a friday the 13th, the band released the first album, called Black Sabbath, the same name of band. Considered the begin of heavy metal style. With singles, like, Black Sabbath, N.I.B., The Wizard, the album achieved the eighth of the UK charts.
  • The Fathe about the album

    The Fathe about the album
    Ozzy took a copy of the album and led home one-day and said, “Look, dad! It’s me on a piece of plastic!” After listening to the album, John Osbourne, Senior only gave his son one response: “Are you sure you’re only smoking cigarettes?”
  • Harmonica

    Harmonica
    Ozzy played harmonica in the music "the wizard", because he wanted play something in the album, and this was the only instrument he could play.
  • Paranoid

    Paranoid
    After the album Black Sabbath, the band release the Paranoid album, this is the most sucefull album of the band, reaching the number one in the UK and american charts.
  • Master of Reality

    Master of Reality
    Ozzy and his companions, launched the third album, Master of Reality, where ozzy showed much vocal talent and a style of musics slower, influences for many bands.
  • The curse

    The curse
    After a satanist put a curse in the band, the father of Ozzy made aluminum crosses to ward off the curse.
  • Cocaine

    Cocaine
    Ozzy was introduced to cocaine, and he and his friends became addict to cocaine.
  • Black Sabbath Vol.4

    Black Sabbath Vol.4
    Black Sabbath "Volume 4" album was originally called "Snowblind" but the record company don't allow it because of it's cocaine reference.
  • Sabbath Bloody Sabbath

    Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
    Ozzy saw ghost during the composition of album.
  • FIRED

    FIRED
    In April 27, 1979, Osbourne was fired from Black Sabbath, at Iommi's insistence, and with the support of Butler and Ward, because Osbourne and Iommi were having many disagreements, which were related to fatigue and lack of inspiration on the part of the band, in stark contrast to the "youthful" performance of Van Halen, who were touring the world for the first time. The reasons provided to Ozzy were that he was unreliable and had excessive substance abuse issues as compared to the other band mem
  • Sharon

    Sharon
    For nearly 6 months, Ozzy spent every day in a hotel room drinking and getting high. He was in deep sorrow over leaving the band. Ozzy was losing control of his life until one day, Sharon Arden (the daughter of Ozzy’s manager, Don Arden) came to Ozzy’s hotel room to collect a debt. Sharon saw the sad state Ozzy was in and she wanted to help him get back on his feet again.
  • Solo career

    Solo career
    Deciding to pursue a solo career, he forms the Blizzard of Ozz along guitarist Randy Rhoads, bassist Bob Daisley and drummer Lee Kerslake, and the first album of the same name, was released in England in demo, on 20 September 1980 and in the United States and the rest of the world, the following year, the label Jet Records, CBS. The vocal personalíssimo Ozzy plus the innovative talent of Randy Rhoads earned seventh position in the UK charts and twenty-first in the U.S. for the hits "Crazy Train"
  • Ozzy and Sharon

    Ozzy and Sharon
    Sharon and Ozzy were married and had three children. Osbourne later said that he deliberately married Arden on Independence Day so that he'd never forget his anniversary. Their children are Aimee, Kelly and Jack. Osbourne also has six grandchildren, granddaughters Isabelle and Kitty, and grandson Harry from Jessica, granddaughter Mia and grandson Elijah from Louis and granddaughter Pearl from Jack.
    Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are one of the UK's richest couples, according to the Sunday Times Rich
  • Ozzy and Geezer Meeting

    Ozzy and Geezer Meeting
    Geezer joined Ozzy for the release of the album "Just Say Ozzy" that matched the songs "No Rest for the Wicked" and successes of Black Sabbath. The following year was one of great change in the personal life of the artist, since Ozzy began an uphill battle against alcoholism. Reflections of this initiative were clear in their subsequent album, "No More Tears", full of ballads ("Mama, I'm Coming Home" and "Time After Time"), autobiographical lyrics ("Road to Nowhere") and discussions on issues re
  • Surprise

    Surprise
    During the show in California that's would be one of the last of the tour (and career of Ozzy), all the original members of Black Sabbath surprised the audience to go on stage and present four classic: "Black Sabbath", "Fairies Wear Boots" "Iron Man" and "Paranoid". At the end of the show, a panel of fireworks exploding in the following sentence: "I'll be back" ("I'll be back"). A video was recorded only with the music resulting from the unusual presentation of the members of the Sabbath, and th
  • Retirement

    Retirement
    Ozzy was officially retired.
  • Ozzmosis

    Ozzmosis
    The retirement did not last long, and even leading some fans to believe that everything had not passed a marketing ploy, Ozzy decided to reunite his band. So it launched the Ozzmosis", produced by Michael Beinhorn. At first, Zakk Wylde (busy with his band Pride and Glory) divide his post with Steve Vai, only due to problems with the label, only the song "My Little Man" has the participation of Vai. The tour, in turn, led the suggestive name of "Retirement Sucks" - an allusion, or rather explanat
  • Ozzfest

    Ozzfest
    The idea came from Ozzfest own Sharon Osbourne after a request to participate in the festival LOLapalooza denied her husband Ozzy. After this event she decided to do their own festival and over the years, Ozzfest has become the largest music festival in the U.S. heavy.
    The tour is traditionally composed of two stages. On the main stage usually present the most acclaimed artists. The second stage (Hot Topic) brings presentations of lesser-known bands or new bands.
  • The Osbournes

    The Osbournes
    In 2002, MTV began to show The Osbournes - a kind of reality show recorded at Ozzy's house, where cameras captured six months of the rocker's family life, his wife and children.
  • Walk of Fame

    Walk of Fame
    Ozzy received a star on the Walk of Fame in Hollywood, as well as being invited to a dinner at the White House, in order to promote its work to protect animals.
  • Black Rain

    Black Rain
    Ozzy intiutlado released his tenth album Black Rain, very well accepted by the critics what did he get elected the biggest music icon.
  • "WHAT F*CK IS JUSTIN BIEBER?"

    "WHAT F*CK IS JUSTIN BIEBER?"
    Ozzy made a commercial with Justin, after say "WHAT F*CK IS JUSTIN BIEBER?" in an interview.
  • The Black Sabbath Reunion

    The Black Sabbath Reunion
    The band returned to play with the classical formation.
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    The Youth

    The youth of Ozzy Osbourne, in Birmingham, before the bands.
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    The Rare Breed band

    Your fist band whit Geezer Butler, in the guitars.
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    Polka Tulk Blues Band-Earth band

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    The Black Sabbath years

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    The Ozzy career solo

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    The Black Sabbath Reunion