Ozzy Osbourne celebrates this weekend 40 years since the release of his first solo album, “Blizzard Of Ozz”, by launching a video, a line of promotional products and a party on Twitter, writes news.ro
The album was reissued with the songs “You Looking At Me, Looking At You”, “Goodbye to Romance” (2010 version) and “RR” in addition, and appeared on Friday, being available in various formats.
Osbourne has released a new animated video for the song “Crazy Train” and will re-release the documentary “30 Years After the Blizzard” (2010), in HD format.
Ozzy Osbourne will host an event on Twitter on Sunday night listening party.
Ozzy Osbourne, born on December 3, 1948, in Aston (Birmingham, England), nicknamed “Prince of Darkness”, is a singer, songwriter and TV star. He became known in the early 1970s as a vocalist for Black Sabbath, of which he was a member from 1968 to 1978. He was expelled from the group for alcohol and drug abuse.
A solo career followed, with over ten albums released, selling to over 55 million children worldwide. Ozzy Osbourne married Sharon in 1982. They have three children together. The artist has three more children from his marriage to Thelma Riley.
In 2006, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of the band Black Sabbath, along with colleagues Tony Iommi, Bill Ward and Geezer Butler. In 2007, Osbourne received a star on The Birmingham Walk of Stars. Along with Sharon, his wife, Kelly, one of the two daughters, and Jack, the son, he starred in the TV show “The Osbournes”, broadcast by MTV from 2002 to 2005.
Black Sabbath reunited in 2010 and released a new studio album, “13”, in 2013. The band held a farewell tour in 2017.