Ozzy Osbourne began his career in the iconic group Black Sabbath, a band that was very influential in hard rock, and possibly the pioneer of heavy metal. Ozzy was expelled from Black Sabbath in 1979, so he continued his solo career in 1980, being a total success as a songwriter and singer of Heavy Metal and Hard Rock. Ozzy is known by names like “Prince of Darkness,” “Madman,” and “The Godfather of Metal.”
Ozzy Spent Six Months In Jail For Robbery
This is where he got his O-Z-Z-Y tattoos on his knuckles and happy faces on his knees to cheer himself up every morning he woke up in prison.
Coke Was His Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner
Ozzy has done many crazy things in his existence, and he has accused all of them constantly on his habits of alcohol and drugs. One of the major reasons why he was kicked out from Black Sabbath in 1979.
Banned From San Antonio, TX For Over A Decade
The story goes like this: one day Sharon took her husband’s clothes, to keep him from going outside the hotel room and starting trouble. Her plan completely failed and, as Ozzy stole one of her attire and went out in trouble, brilliantly urinating on the Alamo memorial cenotaph. As a result, Ozzy got banned from San Antonio for more than 10 years!
Bit The Head Off A Dove
Walking into his first important meeting as a solo musician with a disgusting plan. To get everybody’s attention during the meeting, Ozzy drew a live dove from his coat pocket, and then quickly bit off its head and tossed it on the table. The dying dove spattered blood throughout and was swiftly removed, along with Ozzy out of the building!
Suicide Solution Controversy
“Suicide Solution” was one of the songs on the album “Blizzard of Ozz” and for which, in 1986, a family sued Ozzy alleging that the influence of the song caused the suicide of their son.